The Distilleries Of Campbeltown

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The Distilleries Of Campbeltown

Author : David Stirk
ISBN : 9781906000554
Genre : Business & Economics
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Starting with the early origins of Campbeltown, David Stirk relates in The Distilleries of Campbeltown how the town grew from a small settlement into a Royal Burgh that depended on the herring fishery before whisky became the main trade in the town and its associated villages of Dalaruan and Dalintober. He shows how certain families such as the Colvilles, Armours and Mitchells were to be central to this trade for over a century. Ultimately the town's prosperity waned with the rise of the blending trade from the 1860s and the resultant preference for Speyside and Islay whiskies over their Campbeltown counterparts, the depression, prohibition in the USA and the post-WWI rationalisation orchestrated by the Distillers Company that took many distilleries out of production for ever. This decline is recorded by way of newspaper reports and correspondence between interested parties and is perhaps most poignantly represented by the suicide on 23 December 1930 of Duncan MacCallum, aged 83, once a leading distiller in the town, when he drowned himself in Crosshill Loch. Yet out of that dark past, something of a resurgence has gradually been made as Springbank and Glen Scotia have managed to keep going and now Glengyle is producing again. The result is that Campbeltown can now boast more working distilleries than exist in the entire Lowland producing area. This is the first proper in-depth look at the whisky industry in Campbeltown and it is accompanied with period colour OS maps showing the distillery locations in the mid-1860s along with numerous previously unpublished turn-of-the-century archive photographs of the town from the MacGrory collection.
Category: Business & Economics

The Whisky Distilleries Of The United Kingdom

Author : Alfred Barnard
ISBN : 9780615850283
Genre : History
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In 1885, Alfred Barnard was charged with the task of visiting and reporting on every active Whisky distillery throughout Scotland, Ireland and England. It took him two exhaustive years. In this book you will see the distilleries through his eyes. His detailed descriptions of every step in the distilling process is work that remains unparalleled to this day. But that's only part of the story. As he and his companions traveled the countryside, he fell in love with Scotland and all its grandeur as well as the lush landscapes of Ireland. As you read through this book - presented as an ebook for the very first time - you'll fall in love, as well. Part technical document and part travelogue, you're almost getting two books in one intertwined volume. Granted, this text lacks the visual beauty and splendor of the fine print editions, but the words stand up on their own and will transport you to a Victorian adventure that was, is and always will be one of a kind. This edition does not contain the additional writings of Alfred Barnard that are found in recent print editions, just the text of his original book. There are two additional chapters from his writings giving added detail for Glenglassaugh and Glenfarclas.
Category: History

Goodness Nose

Author : Richard Paterson
ISBN : 9781906476861
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Richard Paterson has Scotch whisky running through his veins. His grandfather and father were both prominent in the Scotch whisky industry in Glasgow for decades before Richard joined a competing whisky brokerage firm to start his apprenticeship. But this is no dry textbook on blending. Far from it. Humour, insight, history, a love of people and an abiding and evangelical passion inform every page. For the first time one of the world's foremost whisky blenders reveals how he rose through the ranks to top of his profession. He also candidly reveals some of the secrets of his craft and gives his thoughts on where he feels the industry is heading today. Lavishly illustrated in colour and black and white with black and white line artwork, this is destined to become a whisky classic and an essential item on every whisky lover's bookshelf. CONTENTS 1. Raw Spirit - The Birth of a Blender 2. Maturation Begins 3. The Spirit of Campbeltown - Glen Scotia 4. A Blender in the Making 5. The Spirit of the Highlands - Dalmore & Fettercairn 6. The Master Blender 7. The Art of Whisky Blending 8. The Spirit of the Islands - Jura 9. Going for Gold - Fully Matured
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Session Cases

Author : Scotland. Court of Session
ISBN : OSU:32437012071292
Genre : Law reports, digests, etc
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Author : Michael Jackson
ISBN : 9781465472434
Genre : Cooking
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Discover the secrets of whiskey's aromas and flavors, the stories behind great distilleries, and expert tasting notes in this updated edition originated by one of the most highly respected commentators in the whiskey world, Michael Jackson. From grain to glass, Whiskey tells you everything and anything you'll ever want to know about whiskey, from storing and serving whiskey, to whiskey cocktails, to pairing whiskey with food. In addition to a refreshed design, this updated edition includes the recent names in whiskey today, a new section devoted to American craft distilleries, and the addition of new distilleries from across Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia.
Category: Cooking

Eyewitness Companions Whiskey

Author : Charles MacLean
ISBN : 9780756652395
Genre : Cooking
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Whether you are looking to find out more about the production techniques and history of your favorite distillery or want to discover a hidden gem that you've never tried before, this book tells and shows you everything you need to know, including comprehensive tasting notes of recommended whiskies, serving suggestions, and food and whiskey pairing. It is a book to enjoy at your leisure, but also acts as an ideal portable reference to take to a restaurant, whiskey shop, or on avisit to a distillery.
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Glasgow And Its Environs

Author : Glasgow. [Appendix.]
ISBN : UCAL:C2755140
Genre : Glasgow (Scotland)
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Category: Glasgow (Scotland)

The Statist

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ISBN : MINN:31951001922717B
Genre : Commerce
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Category: Commerce


Author : Gavin D. Smith
ISBN : STANFORD:36105006040807
Genre : Whiskey
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This book takes the language of whisky as seriously as whisky drinking. There's much to savour and enjoy in the astonishingly rich vocabulary of distilling and tasting explored here, and the book offers international hospitality to the language of whisky, whether the terms come from Scotland, Ireland, England, Wales, the United States, England or Japan.
Category: Whiskey

Parliamentary Papers

Author : Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons
ISBN : HARVARD:32044106491020
Genre : Great Britain
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Category: Great Britain

The Statist

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ISBN : WISC:89008507303
Genre : Commerce
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The Complete Guide To Whiskey

Author : Jim Murray
ISBN : 1572431512
Genre : Cooking
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Written by one of the whiskey world's leading experts.
Category: Cooking