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Best Whiskey Books You Must Read

Our list of some of the best Whiskey books & series in recent years. Get inspired by one or more of the following books.

1. Tasting Whiskey: An Insider’s Guide to the Unique Pleasures of the World’s Finest Spirits (2014)

Best Whiskey Books You Must ReadPour a stiff drink and crack open this comprehensive guide to everything there is to know about the world’s greatest whiskeys. Exploring the traditions behind bourbon, Scotch, Irish, and even Japanese whiskey, you’ll discover how unique flavors are created through variations of ingredients and different distilling techniques. With advice on how to collect, age, and serve whiskey, as well as suggestions for proven food pairings, you’ll be inspired to share your knowledge and invite your friends over for a delicious whiskey…
Author(s): Lew Bryson, David Wondrich

2. Jim Murray’s Whiskey Bible 2019 (2018)

Best Whiskey Books You Must ReadJim Murray is a legend and leading player on the world’s whisky stage. It is now over 25 years since he became the world’s first-ever full time whisky writer. And this 2019 edition of his Whisky Bible marks the 16th year of annual publication….
Author(s): Jim Murray

3. Whiskey When We’re Dry: A Novel (2019)

Best Whiskey Books You Must ReadIn the spring of 1885, seventeen-year-old Jessilyn Harney finds herself orphaned and alone on her family’s homestead. Desperate to fend off starvation and predatory neighbors, she cuts off her hair, binds her chest, saddles her beloved mare, and sets off across the mountains to find her outlaw brother Noah and bring him home. A talented sharpshooter herself, Jess’s quest lands her in the employ of the territory’s violent, capricious Governor, whose militia is also hunting Noah–dead or alive.  Wrestling with her brother’s outlaw identity, and haunted by…
Author(s): John Larison

4. Whiskey Words & a Shovel I (2017)

Best Whiskey Books You Must ReadWhiskey, Words, and a Shovel, Vol. 1, is about reclaiming your power on the path to a healthy relationship. It is a testament to choosing to love yourself, even if it means heartbreak. Originally released in 2015, this re-rerelease packs the same punch as the first version, but makes an even greater connection with the soul of the reader. Each piece has been re-seen and revamped to reflect the author’s continuing journey with his partner, Samantha King, without whom this book would not exist. Samantha is the muse, the…
Author(s): r.h. Sin

5. Whiskey Words & Shovel Box Set Volume 1-3 (2017)

Best Whiskey Books You Must ReadVolumes I-III of the Whiskey, Words, and a Shovel series in a sleek slipcase. …
Author(s): r.h. Sin

6. Jim Murray’s Whiskey Bible 2020: North American Edition (2020)

Best Whiskey Books You Must ReadThis is the world’s most influential book on whisky. Thanks to industry guru Jim Murray and his internationally acclaimed annual Whisky Bible, the Japanese are now running out of their own single malt and people have fought in Toronto liquor stores to grab the last bottle of his World Whisky of the Year. Rye, Irish Pot Still and Bourbon have all seen a massive resurgence in recent years not least thanks to the visionary campaigning of the world’s first-ever full time professional whisky writer. Jim Murray has tasted nearly 20,000 different whiskies for the…
Author(s): Jim Murray

7. The Joy of Home Distilling: The Ultimate Guide to Making Your Own Vodka, Whiskey, Rum, Brandy, Moonshine, and More (Joy of Series) (2014)

Best Whiskey Books You Must Read”If you’re going to invest the $100 or so to get a basic equipment and recipe kit, then you’ll want to take care in ensuring that your first batch is brewed correctly.” –Rick Morris, HowBrewBeer covers nearly every facet of distilling: Author Rick Morris, who has been selling distillation equipment for over 25 years, even includes his own recipes for different types of spirits and drink recipes. By learning not just how to distill, but also what is happening at each step and why it is needed, readers will be armed with the information they…
Author(s): Rick Morris

8. Whiskey Distilled: A Populist Guide to the Water of Life (2015)

Best Whiskey Books You Must Read Whiskey is in the midst of a huge renaissance. Ten years ago, the United States housed sixty-nine craft distillers; today, there are more than four hundred. Exports of Scotch whisky grew 12 percent just last year. Sales are skyrocketing, and specialty bars are popping up around the country, from New York City to Chicago to Houston. Yet whiskey drinkers—especially novices—are more confused than ever. Over the past decade, whiskey expert Heather Greene has been bombarded with thousands of questions, including Can I have ice in my whiskey? Why is it sometimes spelled “whisky”? What makes bourbon…
Author(s): Heather Greene

9. Ballad of the Whiskey Robber: A True Story of Bank Heists, Ice Hockey, Transylvanian Pelt Smuggling, Moonlighting Detectives, and Broken Hearts (2005)

Best Whiskey Books You Must ReadDESCRIPTION: Elmore Leonard meets Franz Kafka in the wild, improbably true story of the legendary outlaw of Budapest. Attila Ambrus was a gentleman thief, a sort of Cary Grant–if only Grant came from Transylvania, was a terrible professional hockey goalkeeper, and preferred women in leopard-skin hot pants. During the 1990s, while playing for the biggest hockey team in Budapest, Ambrus took up bank robbery to make ends meet. Arrayed against him was perhaps the most incompetent team of crime investigators the Eastern Bloc had ever seen: a robbery chief who had learned how to be a detective by watching dubbed Columbo episodes; a…
Author(s): Julian Rubinstein

10. Whiskey & Ribbons: A Novel (2019)

Best Whiskey Books You Must ReadEvi―a classically-trained ballerina―was nine months pregnant when her husband Eamon was killed in the line of duty on a steamy morning in July. Now, it is winter, and Eamon’s adopted brother Dalton has moved in to help her raise six-month-old Noah.Whiskey & Ribbons is told in three intertwining, melodic voices: Evi in present day, as she’s snowed in with Dalton during a freak blizzard; Eamon before his murder, as he prepares for impending fatherhood and grapples with the danger of his profession; and Dalton, as he struggles to make sense of his life next to Eamon’s, and as he decides to track down the…
Author(s): Leesa Cross-Smith

11. Great Whiskeys: 500 of the Best From Around the World (2018)

Best Whiskey Books You Must ReadThe ideal drinking companion for any whiskey lover-generous, knowledgeable, and willing to go anywhere, Great Whiskeys covers every whiskey style, from single malt, blended, and grain, to bourbon, rye, and more. Covering 22 countries of heritage and innovative brands, enthusiasts and converts alike will not find a more comprehensive, accessible, and travel-friendly resource….
Author(s): DK

Whisky Books Discover the world of whisky with our selection of books. If you want to find out what the critics are raving about, or learn about the art of distillation, this is the place to come. And if you fancy becoming a critic yourself, start writing your own tasting notes in our tasting book. Liebe Whiskyliebhaber und Whiskyliebhaberinnen. Herzlich Willkommen auf den Ebook Seiten von whic.de. An dieser Stelle bieten wir Ihnen kostenlose Ebooks zum Thema Whisky an. Wir hoffen das sie sowohl lehrreich als auch unterhaltsam sind. Stephan S.: “Sehr geehrte Damen und Herren, die Ebooks haben mir alle sehr gut gefallen. Besonders gut haben mir die Bücher über die einzelnen Regionen gefallen, sowie Beispiele zu Abfüllungen der Destillerien. Schön wäre es wenn es in Zukunft noch ein Ebook über Bourbon, Europäischen Whisky und Japanischen gibt . Mit freundlichen Exklusiver Scotch Whisky from Islay, Speyside, Highlands, Lowlands, Islands und Campbeltown. Hier bei Books & Spirits für jeden Whisky Fan.

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some whiskey books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Overwhelming Force

Author(s): Andrew Watts
Publisher: Point Whiskey Publishing, Year: 2019, Size: 359 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 2342784

Waiting to Derail: Ryan Adams and Whiskeytown, Alt-Country’s Brilliant Wreck

Author(s): Thomas O’Keefe
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Year: 2018, Size: 4 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2236895

Bourbon Justice: How Whiskey Law Shaped America

Author(s): Brian F Haara
Publisher: Potomac Books, Year: 2018, Size: 2 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2342543

Bourbon and Bullets: True Stories of Whiskey, War, and Military Service

Author(s): John C. Tramazzo; Fred Minnick
Publisher: Potomac Books, Year: 2018, Size: 5 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2385426

Whiskey Business: How Small-Batch Distillers Are Transforming American Spirits

Author(s): Tom Acitelli
Publisher: Chicago Review Press, Year: 2017, Size: 4 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 1690389

Whiskey Words & a Shovel I

Author(s): r.h. Sin
Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing, Year: 2017, Size: 624 Kb, Download: azw3
ID: 2216971

Whiskey: The Definitive World Guide

Author(s): Michael Jackson
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Limited, Year: 2017, Size: 84 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2281538

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot

Author(s): Kim Barker
Publisher: Anchor, Year: 2016, Size: 866 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 1539215

Bourbon: The Rise, Fall, and Rebirth of an American Whiskey

Author(s): Fred Minnick, Sean Brock
Publisher: Voyageur Press, Year: 2016, Size: 22 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 1679337

Please note that this booklist is not absolute. Some books are truly hot items according to Washington Post, others are composed by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant links you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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