For men and women who appreciate the finer things in life, our new Instant Expert series is your ready guide to the world's most skilled artisans, culinary connoisseurs, and designers. Written by the leading voices in their fields, each stylishly understated volume is compact enough to slip into your jacket or handbag for an afternoon of sophisticated shopping or conversation. Whiskey is an authoritative guide to savoring the world's most elegant and complex spirit to the fullest. Author and Master of Malt John Lamond guides readers from the distilling process to tasting notes, from single malts to bourbon and elegant blends. Featuring a glossary of important terms and a directory of rare and prestige whiskies to explore in greater depth, Whiskey will make an instant expert out of anyone thirsting for some specialized knowledge.