A most interesting book because of it contents about Scotland’s distilleries.
Whiskypedia starts with a historical overview of the whisky industry and then a brief guide about how to read the bottle label.
Then Charles Maclean proceed to write about Scotland distilleries, one at a time, explaining historical facts, where the distillery is located and how to contact them: phones, emails, website and address. He also writes about the distillery most common expressions of whisky.
It is really interesting the technical info about where the raw materials comes from: water, barley, the size of the distillery, the kind of barrels use to mature whisky and the typical style of the newmake liquor.
There is a last section where review relevant facts of the industry nowadays like top ten selling malts, who owns who and consumption of whisky by countries.