With the holidays coming up, whisky books may be on your gift list. We’ll talk with two noted whisky writers who have new books out this holiday season. Ian Buxton is the author of “101 Whiskies to Try Before You Die,” and Dave Broom’s latest book “A Sense of Place” looks at whisky’s place in Scottish culture. We’ll have tasting notes for a Christmas whisky from Paul John and the new American Single Malt from Jack Daniel’s, and Lochlea’s John Campbell helps us explain how the strength of peated whiskies is measured on this week’s Behind the Label.

Links: “101 Whiskies to Try Before You Die” | “A Sense of Place” | Jack Daniel’s | Uncle Nearest | Irish Whiskey Awards | Bardstown Bourbon Company | Angel’s Envy | The Dalmore | Lochlea Distillery | Paul John Whisky