January is always a great time to pick up a book! So pour yourself a dram, put your feet up and check out a few of our favorites over this past year ...
Ours, and I am sure everyone's favorite yearly update on what is happening in the world of Whisky. Available pretty much in every reputable whisky shop and also online at various online stores, the Malt Whisky Year Book 2018 by Ingvar Ronde has a solid following and first class contributors. Read about new distilleries, old distilleries, the people behind the malts and everything in between.
Jam packed full of geek stats and glossy pics of your cherished bottles and distilleries.
A must have book for any Whisky lover. Priced at approx £13.95 - Click to read more and buy
Released in June 2017 this very professionally presented, Field Guide to Whisky by Hans Offringa deals with all your burning questions about Whisky, from the production of the spirit right through to how it get its flavour, and for those who like to test their knowledge there is even a trivia section.
A great one stop shop for all your whisky questions. Priced at approx £17.99 - Click to read more and buy
If you have a passion for whisky locations and expert knowledge surrounding Scotland's distilleries, then Spirit of Place: Whisky Distilleries of Scotland by Charles MacLean and photographs by Lara Platman, will tick all these boxes. This book also doubles up as a great travel companion. The photography and unrivaled information about each of the locations will certainly whet your appetite and prompt you to travel to some of these iconic whisky destinations.
A great portrait of some of Scotland's best loved distilleries, written by a true whisky expert. Priced at approx £14.99 - Click to read more and buy
Helping the budding Whisky drinker find their feet and get started in the ever growing world of whisky. This pocket book by Blair Bowman covers topics on new brands, distilleries, value for money drams and how to make the right choice for an occasion Whisky.
A great introductory book to whisky. Priced at approx £7.99 - Click to read more and buy
Not to be left on the shelf, our very own Tom Young MBE is currently in discussions to have his own book published. A very niche career which has spanned over 10 decades, Tom's stories are just crying out to be read. So, keep your eyes peeled over the next 12 months for more information about Tom's tales, it is sure to be a great read.