The Connoisseur’s Journal by Camille Flammarion
This handsome cellar guide and tasting notebook is a complete resource for the whisky lover. The book opens with a historical introduction to the spirit, followed by best practices for selecting, storing, serving, and enjoying whisky, including which glasses and carafes to use, how to let it breathe, and how to store whisky after it has been opened. Collectors will learn how to choose a whisky based on taste and aromatic composition, regional specificity, or place of origin?including options from emerging producers such as Japan, India, Sweden, and Taiwan. The expansive history and practical guidelines serve as a perfect opener to the 100-page logbook for recording details on a whisky’s age, proof, origin, and barrel type, along with personal comments, reviews, and tasting experiences. This book is a perfect gift for both beginners and connoisseurs that will provide pleasure and discovery for years to come.