• Whiskey Tasting

  • The Ultimate Scotch Whiskey Tasting Guide for Beginners
  • By: Gary Wines Cappiello
  • Narrated by: Damian Kemper
  • Length: 4 hrs and 10 mins
  • 4.0 out of 5 stars (78 ratings)

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Whiskey Tasting

By: Gary Wines Cappiello
Narrated by: Damian Kemper
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Publisher's Summary

Do you want to manage delightful conversations while tasting whiskey with people you care about? Do you want to gain confidence with the difference between whiskey, bourbon, and scotch? Keep reading...

This extraordinarily handy and exciting audiobook is full of practical and charming information on ways to revel in whisky. All whisky styles are explained, along with (just whisper it) blends. Along the way, a few myths are busted, including the idea that whisky has to be taken neat.

With Whiskey Tasting, you will discover:

  • The difference between scotch, Irish, bourbon, Tennessee, rye, Japanese, and American
  • The difference between malt whiskey and grain whiskey
  • Ways to impress your friends with anecdotes about whiskey
  • Steps to meditate with whiskey
  • All the secret about cigars and whiskey

In Whiskey Tasting, Gary Wines Cappiello explores flavor camps - a way to recognize a style of whisky - and moves directly to offer giant tasting notes of the important brands, demonstrating whisky's topnotch diversity. 

In this audiobook, he explains the way to enjoy whisky in myriad approaches - the use of water and mixers, from soda to inexperienced tea; and in cocktails like Rusty Nail. He even offers suggestions on ways for pairing whisky and food.

Discover the right approach to whiskey tasting, cigars paring, and become a fine connoisseur of the most well-known spirit. Start you journey - join into the club by clicking on the "buy now" button.

©2019 Gary Wines Cappiello (P)2020 Gary Wines Cappiello

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LOL

What a crazy purchase. Worst recording I have ever heard. The reviews are all fake. Do not buy this.

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Horrible

this is the worst book I have ever found on whiskey or on audible. its embarrassing and should be removed. complete garbage.

the "performance" is also horrible

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Horrible grammar and reading

The grammar in the manuscript is bad - words are missing or misused in nearly every paragraph. I'm not exaggerating. The reader is not a professional. The quality sounds like the recording was done in an apartment using a smartphone.

This is so badly executed, I had to stop listening.

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Poor quality recording

Hard to listen to due to poor recording quality. I found myself becoming more annoyed the longer I listened to the narrators voice. Had high hopes for this book, total disappointment.

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Terrible! Full of fake reviews.

The book itself may be okay, but the narration is horrific! What is worse, is the number of fake reviews. The author should be ashamed. Let the book stand on its own, and not try to fake his way to the top. Put some real effort into the production and provide a quality product. The fake reviews have completely destroyed any of this author's reputation.

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Absolutely Worthless

By my best estimate this is a book written in a foreign language and translated to English via copy and paste by Google translation. It was then handed to a high school kid who is forced to read it in his bathroom. There are mispronunciations, misspellings, grammatical atrocities and a detestable echoing quality to the audio. The narrator is unenthusiastic, uninformed, and has little grasp of the english language, let alone the particular material he is trying to read, the dry smacking sound that comes out with every word becomes unbearable after only a few minutes.

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Don’t buy, 5* reviews are fake

So the book has either been written by a non-English speaker or translated poorly. That itself would be forgivable, but the performance is utterly atrocious, pauses, stutters, incorrect pronunciations

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this book is horrible and incoherent

I can't tell if it is that the narrator can't read the text or if it is just poorly written. I had to stop after just 5 minutes. the sound quality is also horrible. it sounds like the narrator is in a metal box.

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Terrible narration

This books narrator constantly stumbles over words, pauses at inappropriate times and makes it nearly impossible to decipher the information he is trying to convey. The content seems as if it is being read from Wikipedia. There is a full chapter on the history of cigars and how they are marketed to minors. A complete waste of time and money. Don’t bother!

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UNLISTENABLE. .

This book is HORRIBLY translated from another language. When the amateur narrator talks about single malt whiskey, he uses the word "unmarried" in place of "single". The word "still" (used to distill alcohol) is translated as "nonetheless". Not kidding. The content is very repetitive. Instead of Oak, they use OK for most instances.
I am assuming this text was processed though Google translate or some other similar program.
The audio quality is horrible, He may have recorded this in his shower. I want my credit back for sure. Actually, I will keep this in my library as a joke for my friends to listen to. Hopefully, when sipping some "unmarried" malt whiskey made in a copper pot "nonetheless".
Any review that gave this multiple stars is FAKE, and has absolutely not listened to even one minute of this atrocity.
WORST BOOK EVER ON AUDIBLE.

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  • Seán
  • 05-12-20

Unbelievable bad...

I decided to purchase the audio and kindle versions, so I could listen whilst reading at the same time.

But due to the unbelievably bad grammar used by narrator who sounds like a robot, and the wording not making any sense on the kindle, it is impossible to make any sense of either, how on earth the audio and kindle versions have been allowed to be sold like this, is beyond me.

Letters are missing from some of words, and several words have no space between them, so they are joined together, got to the second chapter, then I just couldn't take anymore.

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  • Ka Chat Wong
  • 05-12-20

Unacceptable production quality

The narrator did an unbelievably poor job. The sound quality is sub par, rendering his voice unclear, possibly due to the amateurish recording. It's like using a phone to record the book in a bedroom rather than a professional studio. Bigger problems come from the content and editing. The narrator seems to have no understanding of the book and just reads whatever given to him. Things are disjointed. The same paragraph can be repeated in different parts of the book. Totally unrelated content can pop up in the middle with no reasons. It appears to me that the manuscript that the narrator followed was badly edited with a lot of mistakes.

I cannot believe 100 "independent" reviews unanimously gave top marks to such a low-quality production. I urge Audible to vet reviews more carefully. Preferably, it should state clearly that a review comes from a customer who is certified to have bought the book.

I will try to get a refund, but I am not hopeful.

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  • Wayne Swallow
  • 06-16-20

worst audiobook I have listened to in years

Terrible presentation, many of the whisky and regions wrongly pronounced and very bland in delivery. DO NOT waste your money.

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  • Jack E Coles
  • 03-19-20

Five Stars

Book referred to me by someone & it's a definite must buy if you want to really understand your whiskey & talk the language intelligently.

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  • Poppy C Potter
  • 03-10-20

Fantastic

This was a really informative journey. Listening this book, while I sipped on the libations mentioned herein, was a pleasurable experience. It's so well written that it seemed to take me on a journey through the past and present, and even across the continents.

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  • John T. McCorkle
  • 11-04-20

Couldn’t get through ten minutes of this

The “reading” of this book is so distracting that I couldn’t get past the first ten minutes. It is obviously computer generated so the mispronunciation of words means you miss the message or just keep going “Huh?” Disappointed to waste a credit on this when I might have enjoyed the print version,