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Whiskies Galore: A tour of Scotland's island distilleries

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  • Whiskies Galore: A tour of Scotland's island distilleries 
    Title: Whiskies Galore: A tour of Scotland's island distilleries
    Author: BUXTON IAN
    Illustrator: 16 PLATES, COLOR
    Format: PAPERBACK
    Publication date: 01/12/2018
    Imprint: BIRLINN LTD
    Price: $20.00
    Publishing status: Active

    Island whiskies have long held a fascination and a powerful emotional draw on whisky drinkers the world over. Their special combination of heritage, mystique, and remote location captures the imagination; their highly distinctive flavours are often imitated but seldom bettered. There have been few books on island whisky and none written in recent years.

    But Whiskies Galore is not your average whisky book. It is not simply a catalogue of distilleries, but a story of discovery and adventure. Join Ian Buxton on a personal journey across Scotland's islands, where he learns to fish with high explosives, ends up hurling his dinner into the sea, and comes face to face with a basking shark. Combining an expert's knowledge of whisky with a travel writer's fondness for anecdote, and with a keen description of place, he provides a special treat for all who love the islands' magical drams.

    ISBN: 9781780275642
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