Item description for Whisky: A Brief History (Facts Figures & Fun) by Gavin D. Smith...
Whisky is undoubtedly one of the world's most fascinating drinks, with an incredibly colorful heritage that has been widely celebrated in story, song, and cinema. Get the facts on this most versatile spirit from one of Scotland's leading whisky writers and commentators. Gavin Smith shares his immense knowledge and enthusiasm, revealing everything from the mysteries of distillation to the secret of how illicit Scotch whisky was transported in mock funeral corteges to deceive officers of the law. There's background on whiskies of the world, whisky tales and cocktails, whisky festivals and awards, visitors' centers, and useful statistics of the trade.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.17" Width: 4.72" Height: 0.55" Weight: 0.49 lbs.
Release Date Apr 1, 2007
Publisher Facts, Figures & Fun
ISBN 1904332692 ISBN13 9781904332695
Availability 0 units.
More About Gavin D. Smith
Gavin D. Smith is a freelance journalist based in the Scottish borders. He is the author of many books, including "A Brief History of Scotch Whisky" and "The Scottish Beer Bible", and writes regularly for such publications as "Beers of the World", "Whisky Magazine", and "Whisky Advocate".