The Famous Grouse: A Whisky Companion: Heritage, History, Recipes & Drinks

Overview

Discover the history of Scotch whiskey and the part Famous Grouse has played in its development while also learning how to mix a perfect Famous Honey & Marmalade Sour

Compiled by renowned whiskey writer Ian Buxton, this captivating miscellany is packed with intriguing facts and trivia, from the story of an iconic brand—its unconventional start named after a Scottish bird and its rise in popularity—to a fascinating insight into how whisky is distilled and bottled. ...

See more details below
Hardcover
$14.54
BN.com price
(Save 18%)$17.95 List Price
Other sellers (Hardcover)
  • All (17) from $2.19   
  • New (5) from $10.47   
  • Used (12) from $2.19   
The Famous Grouse Whisky Companion: Heritage, History, Recipes and Drinks

Available on NOOK devices and apps  
  • NOOK Devices
  • NOOK HD/HD+ Tablet
  • NOOK
  • NOOK Color
  • NOOK Tablet
  • Tablet/Phone
  • NOOK for Windows 8 Tablet
  • NOOK for iOS
  • NOOK for Android
  • NOOK Kids for iPad
  • PC/Mac
  • NOOK for Windows 8
  • NOOK for PC
  • NOOK for Mac
  • NOOK Study

Want a NOOK? Explore Now

NOOK Book (eBook)
$10.49
BN.com price
(Save 38%)$16.98 List Price

Overview

Discover the history of Scotch whiskey and the part Famous Grouse has played in its development while also learning how to mix a perfect Famous Honey & Marmalade Sour

Compiled by renowned whiskey writer Ian Buxton, this captivating miscellany is packed with intriguing facts and trivia, from the story of an iconic brand—its unconventional start named after a Scottish bird and its rise in popularity—to a fascinating insight into how whisky is distilled and bottled. With more than 45 recipes for whiskey-based dishes and cocktails, including Famous Grouse Rack of Lamb, Mackerel with Snow Grouse Pickled Rhubarb, and Apple Tarte Tatin with Whisky Ice Cream, this book belongs on every whiskey enthusiast's shelf. Famous Grouse is now 300 years old and across the brands has sales close to 50 million bottles annually. It was awarded a Royal Warrant in 1980 for its excellence and quality.

Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

"If you like to drink whisky, this should be on your bucket list."  —LiquorSnob.com on 101 Whiskies to Try Before You Die

"Whiskey expert Ian Buxton does away with connoisseur pomp to deliver this smartly designed, servicey little guide to the best brown stuff around"  —Time Out New York on 101 Whiskies to Try Before You Die

"For those of you interested in knowing more about the distillery itself, recipes (both cocktailian and foodie) and even the story behind their Guinness World record holding distillery cat Towser, this is the book for you." — Good Spirits News.com

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780091944742
  • Publisher: Crown Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 9/1/2012
  • Pages: 128
  • Product dimensions: 7.88 (w) x 8.80 (h) x 0.64 (d)

Meet the Author

Ian Buxton is a former marketing director of Glenmorangie. He was elected a Keeper of the Quaich in 1991, the highest honor of the Scotch whisky industry; he is a member of the international tasting panel for the annual World Whisky Awards; and he is a liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Distillers. He writes regular columns for The Keeper, Whisky Magazine, and WhiskyEtc magazine, and has written for the Country Life, Scottish Field, and the Times. His latest book is 101 Whiskies to Try Before You Die.
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)