Whisky Magazine Issue 132
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Recently published whisky related books
A very good time of the year to splash out on a really good book and I was very impressed with The Scotch Whisky Treasures by Tom Bruce-Gardyne which recently came into the office. What is unusual is that it contains 20 pieces of removable memorabilia – including a facsimile of the Exchequer Roll granting Friar John Cor the right to purchase malt to make aqua vitae way back in 1494. It's a long time since a book of this nature has been published, and I would recommend that you at least look at it if you can in your local bookshop before purchasing.
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The Scotch Whisky Treasures
Bookclub offer: £32.00 plus P&P
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 production of Scotch: The Glenlivet, Ardbeg, Glenmorangie, Balvenie, Talisker – other brands (more than 80 of them) are available. Written with a passion and love for the subject and complemented by stunning photographs, maps and artworks, The Scotch Whisky Treasures has the added bonus of 20 ...