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A Field Guide to Whisky: An Expert Compendium to Take Your Passion and Knowledge to the Next Level Hardcover – May 2, 2017

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“Hans Offringa has managed to present his deep knowledge in a new, entertaining, and highly visual way . . . [and] proves that there are still new ways of preaching the whisky gospel.”
—Malt Whisky Yearbook
 
“A one-stop guide for anyone with whisky questions. . . . The answers to anything you’ve ever wondered about your favorite spirit in a straightforward QA format.”
—Unfiltered Magazine
 
“A significant guidebook.”
—Charleston Mercury
 
“Presented in a handsome hardcover edition. . . . Offringa offers dram-sized bits of information that are easily digestible and that combine to provide a highly readable collection.”
—Winnipeg Free Press
 
“This book is a must for all lovers of whisky.”
—Charles MacLean, author and founding editor of Whisky Magazine
 
“Deserves a place in the home of every whisky fan.”
—Ewan Gunn, global whisky master at Diageo
 
 “Hans Offringa is one of the best whisky writers.”
—Ingvar Ronde, publisher and editor of Malt Whisky Yearbook
 
“A perfect guide for someone making their first (or maybe their second or third) journey into the world of whisky.”
—Nick Morgan, head of whisky outreach at Diageo

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Hans Offringa is an author and an internationally renowned whisky expert. He holds many esteemed titles in the whisky world: Patron of the Whisky Festival Northern Netherlands, Honorary Scotsman, Honorary Member of the Caledonian Society of Charleston (SC), Keeper of the Quaich, and Kentucky Colonel. He is also the contributing editor for Europe for Whisky Magazine, and one of the lecturers at the International Whisky School in Groningen, Netherlands. Offringa and his wife, Becky Lovett Offringa, are known as the Whisky Couple, and have been judges at the Dutch Whisky Awards since its inception.
 
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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Artisan; Illustrated edition (May 2, 2017)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Hardcover ‏ : ‎ 320 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1579657516
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1579657512
  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 1.65 pounds
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 6.25 x 1.25 x 8.25 inches
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Hans Offringa (1956)

Dutch author, publisher, internationally renowned media-expert and whisky-connoisseur.

Hans founded Gopher Publishers, considered the first publishing-and-printing-on-demand company in the world. His novel "The House" was the first book to have been electronically published, printed and personalized on-demand.

He has written and translated many books on whisky over the years, including the popular "Bourbon & Blues". With his American wife he conducts whisky nosing & tasting sessions worldwide as The Whisky Couple.

www.thewhiskycouple.com

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