This 2017 book written by Ian Buxton, takes you on a journey to eight Scottish islands to learn about the characteristics of each island and the history of whiskies produced there. Islay gets three chapters, with Arran, Jura, Mull, Harris & Lewis, Raasay, Skye, Orkney given a chapter each. The writer's extensive history working for distilleries, and even nearly buying one, gives a real inside look into many more single malts than just those created on these islands. He gives you insight into many of the individuals that created, marketed and built the Scotch industry. 248 page paperback.
Ian Buxton has earned the title of professional drinker by working in the Scotch industry for nearly 30 years. His expert knowledge of distilled alcohol has been captured in several books including 101 Whiskies to Taste Before You Die, 101 Gins to Taste Before You Die, and in 2018, 101 Rums to Taste Before You Die.
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