Review of the
Malt Whisky Yearbook 2022, a book which
focuses on the facts & figures, history,
recent events and the latest bottlings from
the malt whisky distilleries around the
world but focuses in more detail on the
distilleries of Scotland.
know autumn is here and Christmas is on
the way when the Malt Whisky Yearbook
starts appearing on the bookshop
shelves, the new Malt Whisky Yearbook
2022 is the 17th
annual edition of the whisky facts packed book
and as always it has been fully revised
and updated by the Yearbook editor
Since its first
publication back in 2005 the Malt Whisky
Yearbook has become an essential resource for
whisky enthusiasts to check
whisky facts & figures, history and
recent events for malt whisky
distilleries around the world.
This latest edition covers no less than
727 malt whisky distilleries around the
space is allocated to the malt whisky
distilleries of Scotland, with most
established Scotch malt whisky
distilleries covered over at least one
page which details each distilleries
production facts and figures, history as
well as a brief listing of their current
whisky offerings and many of the
distilleries covered have one of two
tasting notes usually for their popular
core range bottlings giving readers an
insight into the style of whisky the
The ever growing number of new Scotch
malt whisky distilleries are also covered
and perhaps of
interest to whisky enthusiasts and
collectors their is a section 'Closed Distilleries' which covers some
closed and even demolished distilleries
which are still of interest.
There is a section covering malt whisky distilleries
around the world - Europe, North
America, Australia & New Zealand, Asia,
Africa and South America. This section
continues to expand year on year, although not as
detailed a section as the Scotch section
it certainly gives the reader an insight
into malt whisky which is now being
produced around the world. There is also
an entire chapter about the world's
leading independent whisky bottlers.
The Malt Whisky Yearbook is primarily
but not just a reference book, there are
contributions from well known whisky
writers and commentators such as Charles
MacLean, Gavin D Smith, Ian
Wisniewski and Stefan van Eycken. You will also find a
comprehensive summary of the news and
trends in the whisky industry.
Malt Whisky Yearbook 2022 Features:
- The main part of the book (200
pages) covers no less than 727 malt
whisky distilleries around the world
with all the facts updated.
- New exciting articles by
distinguished writers such as
Charles MacLean, Gavin D Smith, Ian
Wisniewski, Neil Ridley, Joel
Harrison and Stefan van Eycken.
- More than 200 tasting notes,
including independent bottlings.
- New feature - meet the
Trailblazers of Malt Whisky who
pioneered malt whisky making in
their respective countries.
- A listing of more than 150 of
the world's greatest whisky shops.
- The Whisky Year That Was - the
most comprehensive summary you'll
find of the news and trends in the
- An entire chapter about the
world's leading independent bottlers.
- All the latest info on bottlings
and web sites as well as the latest
statistics and figures.
- More than 500 colour photos.
Overall a great buy for any whisky
enthusiast and without a doubt an ideal whisky gift for
a whisky loving friend or family member,
certainly worth updating
the copy on your shelf once and a while
and every whisky drinker should
appreciate at least one copy on their
You will find the is
currently available from
to pre-order for £14.95 which also
qualifies it for FREE Delivery.