Charles MacLean

Charles Maclean


Charles MacLean is a writer whose special subject is Scotch whisky, about which he has published eight books to date, including the standard work on whisky brands, Scotch Whisky (Cassell 2003) and the leading book on its subject, Malt Whisky (Mitchell Beazley 2002), both of which were short-listed for Glenfiddich Awards.

He was founding editor of Whisky Magazine, and since 1995 has been Contributing Editor of the Scotch Malt Whisky Society's Newsletter (where he also chairs the Nosing Panel and writes the tasting notes). He is whisky correspondent of Scottish Field, British Editor of Whisky (Russia), and Consultant Editor to Fine Expressions (London). In addition he regularly contributes to magazines in Britain, The Netherlands, the US and Canada.