A Double Scotch: How Chivas Regal and The Glenlivet Became by F. Paul Pacult PDF

By F. Paul Pacult

ISBN-10: 0471662712

ISBN-13: 9780471662716

A Double Scotch tells the intertwined good fortune tales of Chivas Regal and The Glenlivet-;two Scotch whisky manufacturers well-known the world-over for his or her unprecedented caliber. based by means of Scottish grocers from Aberdeen, Chivas Regal stands because the world's hottest status mixed Scotch. First distilled via a pistol-packing Highlander, The Glenlivet is this present day the top-selling single-malt Scotch in the USA. F. Paul Pacult explores those iconic spirits and tells the striking tale of the 2 households who continued a number of hardships to construct their manufacturers. A enterprise booklet that is going down effortless, A Double Scotch tells the tale of the world's favourite whiskies, and the tale of the kingdom and households that made them so.

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Prior to leasing the “Town and Lands of Upper Drumin with House, Gardens and Pertinents” in Glenlivet from the Duke of Gordon, Andrew and his wife Margaret leased a smaller property called Croftmartick, where they started their family. Realizing in 1783 as their dependents multiplied that they would require more living space, Andrew applied with a friend James Grant of Tamnvoulin for a larger property of the Duke’s at Upper Drumin. The elevated parcel looked down on the River Livet from the hillside and boasted several homes, livestock shelters, pens, and work sheds.

At their worst, they were bad tasting, fierce, skull-cracking brews. Alcohol poisoning was common and sometimes resulted in a painful death. Scotch whisky’s authentic trendsetters, superstar personalities, and innovators didn’t begin appearing until the 1700s. Then, the hallmarks of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries proved to be technological advances fed by a frenzy of ideas and a hunger for profitable gain. While fully acknowledging Scotch whisky’s humble, if dubious, beginnings, the crucial issue of historical significance at this juncture is that, by the reign of James IV and just beyond, the distillation of grain beers in Scotland was set on an irreversible course.

There was no Uisge Beatha for Dummies instruction manual. The first book translated into English about distillation, Das Buch zu Destilliern (The vertuose boke of Distyllacyon) by Hieronymous Braunschweig, was printed in Europe in 1519 but didn’t appear in Britain until 1527. Since most rural Scots of the period lived in far-flung, remote locations and spoke only Gaelic, this is a moot point. Anyway, as Michael Brander, author of The Original Scotch, observes (p. ” In 1559, Peter Morwyng published a tome titled Treasure of Evonymous, that described distillation in detail and lauded uisge beatha as bestowing a stunning inventory of benefits to imbibers.

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