An innovative infographic guide to understanding and appreciating everything to do with whisky

Life is complicated. Whisky doesn't have to be!

This is a great way to get into one of the world's most popular spirits - whether you're a novice looking to build your whisky know-how, or a seasoned whisky-drinker who'd like to delve deeper into what's in your glass. This fun, cleverly illustrated guide is bursting with information, from how whiskies of all kinds are made to the characteristics of different whiskies around the world, cocktail recipes and so much more.

Whisky: It's Not Rocket Science includes:

  • How different whiskies are made.
  • Information on key producers around the globe.
  • Top tips on everything from how to avoid a hangover to where to buy whisky and choosing the right glass.
  • Recipes for delicious whisky cocktails, as well as food pairings and dishes that incorporate whisky.

    About the Author

    Originally from Burgundy, Mickael Guidot grew up close to the famous wine regions of Beaune and Nuits-Saint-Georges, where he spent a good deal of time in the bars and wine cellars of the region. He left this area to work in Paris for various PR agencies, which is where he got acquainted with numerous brands of Champagne and spirits, and began to develop a more experienced palate and a lively interest in tastings.

    With the aim of sharing his knowledge and discoveries, Mickael set up the website in 2012. It was named in homage to his grandfather, who had died a few months earlier, and who always used to enjoy aperitifs with the family. He created the blog as a form of sharing and exchange, and has since developed a limitless passion for whisky, borne out by his own vast collection of bottles.

    About the Illustrator

    Yannis is an artistic director and illustrator. He is plenty of other things, too, but that's another story. He has illustrated several books on food and drink, including Wine It's Not Rocket Science (2017), Patisserie (2016), Coffee It's Not Rocket Science (2019) and The Complete Guide to Baking (2017).

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