Celebrated whisky expert Dominic Roskrow presents a bespoke collection of the world’s best and most exciting whiskies deriving from India, Sweden, Australia, Germany, France and Wales as well as the whisky homelands of Ireland, Scotland, America, Japan and Canada. His personal selection of the finest drams includes those from heavyweight distilleries such as Ardbeg, Laphroaig, Macallan and Talisker and lesser known gems like Mortlach, Brora and Glendronach -and that’s just for Scotland! This comprehensive and engaging collection covers all parts of the world, classic distilleries and maverick newcomers, detailing a diverse range of whiskies from Australia’s Sullivan’s Cove and Sweden’s Mackmyra to American boutique outfit Woodford Reserve. Accompanying this intoxicating selection are explanations of global whisky styles and how the drink is produced, as well as maps, tasting notes and symbols. With stories and legends of the world’s best-loved distilleries sitting alongside the author’s recommendations for whisky cocktails and top tips for food matching, Roskrow’s book makes the 750 drams explored within its pages truly unmissable. World’s Best Whiskies is sure to delight the whisky traveller and the armchair connoisseur alike.
Dominic Roskrow is the former editor of Whisky Magazine, The Spirits Business, and Whiskeria. He has written eight books on whisky including The World’s Best Whiskies, 1001 Whiskies To Try Before You Die, and The Whisky Opus, and has contributed to several more, including every edition of The Whisky Yearbook. He specializes in world whisky, and he has had work published in newspapers and magazines across the world including Drinks International, Harpers Wine & Spirits Trade News, Whisky Advocate, The Times, The Sunday Times, the Daily Telegraph, and the Wall Street Journal. He has been made a Kentucky Colonel and a Keeper of The Quaich for his contributions to bourbon and Scotch whisky respectively, and he was named the 2015 Fortnum & Mason Drinks Writer of the Year.