The Way of Whisky: A Journey Around Japanese Whisky

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Mitchell Beazley
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7.7 X 1.0 X 10.8 inches | 2.86 pounds
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About the Author

Dave Broom is an internationally acclaimed drinks writer who has been writing on the subject for 25 years as both journalist and author. He is regarded as one of the world's foremost writers on Japanese whisky. Dave has written ten books, including The World Atlas of Whisky, now in its second edition. He has won many awards, including two Glenfiddich prizes. In 2013 he won the prestigious IWSC Communicator of the Year Award and he won the 2016 Golden Spirit Award from Tales of the Cocktail. Dave is chief engineer at, a lead columnist and taster on Whisky Advocate (USA) and for five years served as editor-in-chief of Whisky Magazine Japan. He also writes for Whisky Advocate, Drink! (China), Fine Spirits (France), Warehouse (Czech Republic), The Spectator, Prospect, the FT Magazine and many more. He is a regular broadcaster on TV (Sunday Brunch) and radio. Over his two decades in the field, Dave has built up a considerable international following with regular training/educational visits to Japan, France, Holland, Scandinavia, Germany, Africa and North America. He is actively involved in whisky education and also acts as a consultant to major distillers on tasting techniques as well as training professionals and the public. Dave has also worked with Suntory in developing a language of tasting that communicates Japanese concepts to English-speaking audiences. Kohei Take is a Tokyo-based photographer, specialising in travel, portraits and fashion. His work has appeared in many ads and in magazines.