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Issue 114 - Leafing through

Whisky Magazine Issue 114
September 2013


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Leafing through

This month sees a new addition to Whisky Magazine, the launch of the Whisky Magazine Bookclub. We have carefully selected 20 whisky related books which offer a broad appeal to connoisseurs and beginners alike, which you can find at

On the publication of each issue we will select one book of the month and also carry a short author interview to discover their inspiration behind the books and whisky likes.

This issue's book of the month is a very good introduction to the world of whisky Let Me Tell You About Whisky by Neil Ridley and Gavin D. Smith and our author of the month is Neil Ridley whose book is reviewed below. Look out for an in depth interview on line.

To launch the Whisky Magazine bookclub all books are being offered at 20% discount plus postage and packing and if your order is over £30 you will receive a FREE copy of the Whisky Tasting Journal, the best place to create and archive your tasting notes, while stocks last.

We would welcome feedback at

Shackleton's Whisky
Neville Peat
ISBN 9781848093904
Bookclub offer: £13 plus P&P (RRP: £16.99)
The Antarctic explorer Ernest Shackleton is best known for his heroic expeditions and very rarely consumed alcohol having been brought up in a teetotal home. However on his expedition to the Antarctica in 1907 he took with him 25 cases of whisky and in 2010 three cases of the whisky were recovered under his hut at Cape Royds.

Three bottles were returned to Wh...

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