Single-Malt Whiskies of Scotland
For the Discriminating Imbiber
F. Harris and Mark H. Waymack
scotches are the world's most exalted and sublime spirits,
the culmination of centuries of folk culture, canny
workmanship, scrupulous adherence to exacting standards, and
a touch of elusive mystery.
provides a map of the cosmos of single malts for the
intelligent and discerning enthusiast. It is far from being
a mere "bar guide," though it does include detailed entries
for 67 single malts—all those of importance, and all those
readily available in the United States.
have been passionate devotees of single-malts whiskey for
nearly 20 years, have spent much time on "field research"
for this book, and have assembled two of this country's most
outstanding collections of single malts.
co-authors are Americans, and they write for Americans,
telling the scotch whisky story in accessible American
vernacular and-what is unique to this book-counseling how to
arrange a single-malt tasting party . . . distillery
descriptions and single-malt assessments."