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    Stillhouse Stories Tunroom Tales

    £9.99
    Interviews with key characters in the Scotch whisky industry past and present giving the reader an insight into every aspect of what happens from making it to selling it. Author is one of the world's leading whisky writers.
    ISBN: 9781906000158
    AuthorGavin D. Smith
    Pub Date28/03/2013
    BindingPaperback
    Pages192
    Availability: In Stock

    In this informative and entertaining series of interviews leading whisky writer Gavin D. Smith reveals the workings of the Scotch whisky industry from characters who have lived and worked in the business of making Scotch. Some are nostalgic, harkening back to a former era when the Health & Safety mandarins did not exist, while other are contemporary and reveal how things work today. The 12 interviews are accompanied by black and white photographs of the participants along with archival illustrations not published before.
    Gavin's interviewees are: Norman Morrison, maltman and mashman, Talisker Distillery, Isle of Skye Boyo Norquoy, stillman, Highland Park Distillery, Orkney Jim Cryle, master distiller, Glenlivet Distillery, Speyside Gordon Dey, brewer, Dallas Dhu Distillery & manager, Aultmore Distillery, Speyside Rodney Burtt, trainee, Glen Mhor & Glen Albyn distilleries, Inverness Douglas Murray, technical guru, Cambus Distillery, Clackmannanshire Douglas Yeats, cooper, John Dewar & Sons, Perth John Ramsay, blender, Famous Grouse & Cutty Sark, Perth & London John Peterson, distillery designer and chemist, Loch Lomond Distillery, Alexandria Ginger Willie, warehouseman, Bowmore, Islay John Grant, proprietor, Glenfarclas Distillery, Speyside Laing Brothers, independent bottlers and merchants, Glasgow

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    In this informative and entertaining series of interviews leading whisky writer Gavin D. Smith reveals the workings of the Scotch whisky industry from characters who have lived and worked in the business of making Scotch. Some are nostalgic, harkening back to a former era when the Health & Safety mandarins did not exist, while other are contemporary and reveal how things work today. The 12 interviews are accompanied by black and white photographs of the participants along with archival illustrations not published before.
    Gavin's interviewees are: Norman Morrison, maltman and mashman, Talisker Distillery, Isle of Skye Boyo Norquoy, stillman, Highland Park Distillery, Orkney Jim Cryle, master distiller, Glenlivet Distillery, Speyside Gordon Dey, brewer, Dallas Dhu Distillery & manager, Aultmore Distillery, Speyside Rodney Burtt, trainee, Glen Mhor & Glen Albyn distilleries, Inverness Douglas Murray, technical guru, Cambus Distillery, Clackmannanshire Douglas Yeats, cooper, John Dewar & Sons, Perth John Ramsay, blender, Famous Grouse & Cutty Sark, Perth & London John Peterson, distillery designer and chemist, Loch Lomond Distillery, Alexandria Ginger Willie, warehouseman, Bowmore, Islay John Grant, proprietor, Glenfarclas Distillery, Speyside Laing Brothers, independent bottlers and merchants, Glasgow