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The story of Scotch whisky

Tom Bruce-Gardyne

The story of Scotch whisky

a journey of discovery into the world"s noblest spirit

by Tom Bruce-Gardyne

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Whiskey industry,
  • Whiskey,
  • Social life and customs

  • Edition Notes

    StatementTom Bruce-Gardyne
    The Physical Object
    Pagination176 pages
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26966242M
    ISBN 101787390209
    ISBN 109781787390201
    OCLC/WorldCa1047529570

    Scotch whisky (Scottish Gaelic: uisge-beatha na h-Alba; often simply called whisky or Scotch) is malt whisky or grain whisky (or a blend of the two), made in whisky must be made in a manner specified by law. As of , there were Scotch whisky distilleries operating in Scotland.. All Scotch whisky was originally made from malted y of origin: Scotland. Steeped in the heritage and history of Scotland, Scotch whisky is also a hard-nosed, multi-billion-pound international industry. This new BBC Scotland series, Scotch: The Story of Whisky, made by Move On Up TV, delves into the drink’s history, the craft and science of .

      An introduction to the wonderful world of Scotch whisk(e)y. A Comprehensive Yet Concise History of Scotch Whisky. A Comprehensive Yet Concise History of Scotch Whisky Robert T Most enthusiasts prefer to be steeped in the history of Scotch Whisky as it is how we come to have so many great whisky expressions. We have sifted through many tomes to distil this history for easy imbibing.

    The Whisky Success Story Contents In the middle of the s Alfred Barnard visited the malt whisky distilleries of Scotland and described them in his book 'The Whisky Distilleries of the United Kingdom'. Top 10 whisky education books. 25th March, by Amy Hopkins. American and, of course, Scotch whisky sectors, the book is the one-stop guide dedicated to all things dram.


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The story of Scotch whisky by Tom Bruce-Gardyne Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Story of Scotch Whisky: A Journey of Discovery into the World's Noblest Spirit Hardcover – September 4, by Tom Bruce-Gardyne (Author)/5(18). The Hardcover of the The Story of Scotch Whisky: A Journey of Discovery into the World's Noblest Spirit by Tom Bruce-Gardyne at Barnes & Pages:   Being a fine Scotsman, the author discusses the history of scotch whiskey from the early days as the drink of the people in the Highlands of Scotland, where if not everybody, at least every town had someone distilling the aqua vitae beloved the world over/5.

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Tom Bruce-Gardyne, a Scotsman from Edinburgh, is a journalist and author who has enjoyed a love affair with his native city and Scotch whisky. He is a regular columnist for the Herald & Times newspaper group in Edinburgh and his books include The Scotch Whisky Book and The Deuchars Guide to Edinburgh Pubs.

He has also written Souvenir Guides on Scotch Whisky and The Royal Mile. This beautifully produced paean, The Story of Scotch Whisky, goes on an incredible journey. Written by a Scotsman who considers it a blessing to grow up with Scotch whisky, you will learn about the history of whisky distillation, the famous men whose passion can be found in their special malts, and take tours of the main whisky regions, including the Western Isles, Speyside, Highlands 4/5(1).

A classic work on Scotch and its origins, Lockhart's book has long been regarded as a whisky classic. Including the foreword written by his late son infully updated and revised, this book covers some of the lesser known episodes in the industry's history/5(21).

It’s precisely 75 years since the historical event which inspired the book and film of Whisky Galore. But the true story of the sinking of the SS Politician is even more remarkable than the fictional tale, reports Richard Woodard.

The story of Scotch begins as early as the 15 th century. The earliest documented record of distilling in Scotland occurred in in the tax records of the day, the Exchequer Rolls.

An entry lists “Eight bolls of malt to Friar John Cor wherewith to make aqua vitae.”. Tom Bruce-Gardyne, a Scotsman from Edinburgh, is a journalist and author who has enjoyed a love affair with his native city and Scotch whisky.

He is a regular columnist for the Herald & Times newspaper group in Edinburgh and his books include The Scotch Whisky Book and The Deuchars Guide to Edinburgh Pubs. He has also written Souvenir Guides on Scotch Whisky and The Royal Mile/5(19).

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The tale of whisky is the tale of Scotland's gift to the world, and so it follows that Scotch embroils itself in U.S history and travels to Sweden, Japan and Australia.

Could it be that such nations are threatening Scotland's status as the home of whisky. Whisky Books Discover the world of whisky with our selection of books. If you want to find out what the critics are raving about, or learn about the art of distillation, this is the place to come.

And if you fancy becoming a critic yourself, start writing your own tasting notes in our tasting book. The Gaelic word for whisky is Uisge beatha, translated literally as “water of life.” That is as a good a starting place as any to enjoy whisky, as a connoisseur, taster or just an occasional tippler.

This beautifully produced volume, The Story of Scotch Whisky goes on an incredible journey around Scotland and back in [ ]. Written by a Scotsman who considers it a blessing to grow up with Scotch whisky, the author describes not only about the history of whisky distillation, the famous men whose passion can be found in their special malts, but also acts as a guide on tours of the main whisky regions, including the Western Isles, Speyside, Highlands, Lowlands and Campbeltown, visiting some of the greatest names in the.

The Scotch Whisky book, published inwas written by Mark Skipworth. It contains a history of Scotch whisky, a list of brands and tasting notes of many whiskies. THE BEST OF SCOTTISH BOOKS. The Story of Scotch Whisky image. EXPLORE ISSUES. Edwin Morgan Issue Generations Issue Coasts and Waters Issue DISCOVER MORE ISSUES.

NEVER MISS AN ISSUE. Sign up to receive our fortnightly newsletter. Name * First Last. The History of Scotch Whisky. The first written mention of Scotch was found scribed on June 1st, in Volume X on page of the Exchequer Rolls of Scotland where it reads “To Friar John Cor, by order of the King, to make aqua vitae VIII bolls of malt”.The Exchequer Rolls were records of all royal income and expenses.

In this particular entry, it documents that Cor was given eight. Grain whisky led to the creation of blended Scotch in the late s. The result of blended Scotch proved to be milder and more acceptable to consumers, especially the English, who turned to Scotch in the s when a phylloxera infestation broke out in Europe and directly affected supplies of cognac and port.

The earliest historical reference to whisky comes much later, Mr J Marshall Robb, in his book ‘Scotch Whisky’, says: ‘The oldest reference to whisky occurs in the Scottish Exchequer Rolls forwhere there is an entry of ‘eight bolls of malt to Friar John Cor wherewith to make aquavitae’.

Buy The Scotch Whisky Book First Edition by Bruce-Gardyne, Tom, Satterley, Glyn (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on /5(20).A whisky love Story: a Japanese brewer falls in love with a Scottish lass and whisky is brought to Japan — Episode 3 Duration: David Hayman tries a 80 year old whisky in a Glasgow carpark.Whisky Classified by David Wishart is the only book working with a objective system to rate whiskies.

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