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Issue 43 - InthepinkasMrsHfightsback

Whisky Magazine Issue 43
October 2004

 

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InthepinkasMrsHfightsback

Inthelatestinourseriesofpiecesfromguestwriters,JohnHaydock–themaster–isback

ReadersofWhiskyMagazinewillbedelightedtolearnthatmyrecuperationfromthetraumaofmy‘QuitePossiblythe10BestMaltWhiskiesintheWorld'masterclassattheinauguralBaghdadWhiskyLive(“well,”asmyoldindustrychumRupertmused,“youhavetoadmirethemfortheirchutzpah”)isalmostcomplete.

Thatdisequilibratingboutof,whenforseveralmonthsIwasbarelyabletoputglasstolips,deludedasIwasintobelievingIwasareplicaofmyself,ratherthanintruthbeingsimplyashadowoftherealthing,isover.

IndeepsessionsoftheosophicaltherapyI'vecomecleanwithmyself,‘fesseduptoothers,andamnow,astheyliketosayinCraigellachie,“asfitasagrocer'sapron.”Well,almost.

InfactasIsatlastweekinthesundrenchedceriseinteriorofmydeluxecaravanattheSunnylandsHolidayandLeisureParkinArdossan,ahideawayfromthesocialpressuresofmydearlybelovedArchiestown,Ifeltthat,aswepeddlersofpurelypotablepoetryliketosay,thatfarfrombeingfinished,IwasavailableinshopsnearyouintimefortheannualChristmaswhiskybonanza.

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WithplansalreadyinhandformyreproductionWhiskyIconsRange–thoseself-taughtsavantsofScotch,processengineersturnedpoetsofpotableliquors,andperformersparexcellence–eachpersonalityareplicaofthelast–andawebsite,HaydocksWorldofWhiskymenReplicas.
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