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101 Legendary Whiskies You're Dying to Try but (Possibly) Never Will by Ian Buxton
  

101 Legendary Whiskies You're Dying to Try but (Possibly) Never Will

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Exploring the finest and rarest whiskies in the world: wonderful whiskey you're dying to try but probably never willThese whiskies may be extraordinarily hard to find, impossible to buy, or literally the sole survivor of a long lost distillery--some are even priceless but, for the first time ever, they're assembled here for connoisseurs to savor. Some are the Ferraris of whiskey: luxury thoroughbreds beyond the reach of all but the most fortunate, discerning, and wealthy of enthusiasts and collectors. Some are whiskey's equivalent to the Model T Ford--once ubiquitous, but now rendered exceptional by the passage of time. All are legendary. Whether the world's oldest, rarest, or most expensive whiskies, leading whiskey writer Ian Buxton unlocks these liquid treasures and meets the people who make, sell, or simply preserve them. This book shares the secrets of whiskey's elite, explaining what makes these whiskies so special, so intriguing, and so desirable.

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101 Legendary Whiskies You're Dying to Try but (Possibly) Never Will by Ian Buxton

Exploring the finest and rarest whiskies in the world: wonderful whiskey you're dying to try but probably never willThese whiskies may be extraordinarily hard to find, impossible to buy, or literally the sole survivor of a long lost distillery--some are even priceless but, for the first time ever, they're assembled here for connoisseurs to savor. Some are the Ferraris of whiskey: luxury thoroughbreds beyond the reach of all but the most fortunate, discerning, and wealthy of enthusiasts and collectors. Some are whiskey's equivalent to the Model T Ford--once ubiquitous, but now rendered exceptional by the passage of time. All are legendary. Whether the world's oldest, rarest, or most expensive whiskies, leading whiskey writer Ian Buxton unlocks these liquid treasures and meets the people who make, sell, or simply preserve them. This book shares the secrets of whiskey's elite, explaining what makes these whiskies so special, so intriguing, and so desirable.

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Why can't more whisky books be like this? Dramatic Whisky Why can't more whisky books be like this?--Dramatic Whisky both informative and entertaining... a recommended addition to the whisky lover's library--Whisky Pages His writing is down-to-earth, humorous and unpretentious--Scottish Life Why can't more whisky books be like this? Dramatic Whisky


About the Author

Ian Buxton is a former Marketing Director of Glenmorangie and has worked in the industry for more than 20 years. He was elected a Keeper of the Quaich in 1991, and is a member of the tasting panel for the World Whisky Awards and a Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Distillers. He lives in Perthshire on the site of a former distillery.

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Publication date

12th August 2014

Author

Ian Buxton

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Publisher

Headline Book Publishing an imprint of Headline Publishing Group

Format

Hardback
224 pages

Categories

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ISBN

9781472210678

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