Cutty Sark

The Making of a Whisky Brand

Ian Buxton

In this unique, full colour volume, editor Ian Buxton has assembled a top team of whisky experts to tell the colourful story behind the popular whisky, its blenders and its rise in fortune after Prohibition as well as delicious cocktail recipes.
Date Published :
October 2011
Publisher :
Birlinn
Illustration :
color illustrations throughout
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Hardback
ISBN : 9781780270265
Pages : 192
Dimensions : 11 X 8.65 inches
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In stock
$40.00

Overview
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Cutty Sark - the whisky, not the ship - was launched in 1923 and went on to become one of the most popular whiskies in the world. The first Scotch whisky to sell more than 1 million cases annually in the USA it was noted for its light colour and easy mixability. In this unique, full colour volume, editor Ian Buxton has assembled a top team of whisky experts to tell the colourful story behind 'the real McCoy'. With exclusive access to historical archives we meet the blenders behind the whisky, explore its rise and rise through Prohibition and post-war recovery, and discover new and exciting cocktail recipes specially created for the book. Contributions from Helen Arthur, Dave Broom, Ian Buxton, Charles MacLean, Marcin Miller, Martine Nouet, Paul Pacult, Gary Regan, Neil Ridley and Gavin D Smith.

About The Author
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Ian Buxton has been working in and around the drinks industry for close to 30 years, but has been drinking professionally for a good deal longer. He writes in a variety of trade and consumer titles here and abroad.

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