* Boost your whisk(e)y knowledge by using your nose
* Fun and easy-to-read format
* From New York Times best-selling author Richard Betts
You might not know the difference between whiskey and bourbon, but after you’ve spent some time with Richard Betts’ The Essential Scratch & Sniff Guide to Becoming a Whiskey Know-It-All, you’ll be able to tell the difference with just your nose.
Similar to his New York Times bestseller The Essential Scratch and Sniff Guide to Becoming a Wine Expert, Betts continues to breakdown quasi complex topics into children’s style books that are easy to read and grok. Whether you’re a novice or self-proclaimed expert on whiskey, bourbon, and scotch, you’ll learn a thing or two about these brown spirits that Betts says are simply distilled beer.
In just 20 some odd pages filled with humorous illustrations and scratch and sniff scents, you’ll learn about whiskey by better understanding the grains and wood used to make them and where they originate from. When preparing for this book, Betts and his partners tasted nearly 500 different kinds of whiskeys in a blind taste test.
While you may not walk away an expert on the topic you will learn some of the basics about this popular spirit, and gain some more appreciation for it too.