Whisky: A Brief History

Whisky: A Brief History

by Gavin D. Smith
     
 

Whisky is undoubtedly one of the world’s most fascinating drinks, with an incredibly colorful heritage that has been widely celebrated in story, song, and cinema. Get the facts on this most versatile spirit from one of Scotland’s leading whisky writers and commentators. Gavin Smith shares his immense knowledge and enthusiasm, revealing everything from the… See more details below

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Whisky is undoubtedly one of the world’s most fascinating drinks, with an incredibly colorful heritage that has been widely celebrated in story, song, and cinema. Get the facts on this most versatile spirit from one of Scotland’s leading whisky writers and commentators. Gavin Smith shares his immense knowledge and enthusiasm, revealing everything from the mysteries of distillation to the secret of how illicit Scotch whisky was transported in mock funeral corteges to deceive officers of the law. There’s background on whiskies of the world, whisky tales and cocktails, whisky festivals and awards, visitors’ centers, and useful statistics of the trade.

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ISBN-13:
9781904332695
Publisher:
Facts, Figures & Fun
Publication date:
04/01/2007
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
4.50(w) x 7.25(h) x (d)

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