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Peat Smoke And Spirit A Portrait of Islay & Its Whiskies Andrew Jefford
Peat Smoke And Spirit, A Portrait Of Islay And Its Whiskies by Andrew Jefford.
This book charts, the history of Islay and its whisky, its past vicissitudes and present achievements of the people who live and work on Islay to the distilleries. He also covers the seven distilleries' processes involved in their production, distilling, maturing and bottling
Map of Islay
A word or two on whisky
Chapter One: Landfall
First Glass: Ardbeg
Chapter Two: Story of an island: early times
Second Glass: Bowmore
Chapter Three: Story of an island: recent times
Third Glass: Bruichladdich
Chapter Four: Peat
Fourth Glass: Bunnahabhain
Chapter Five: Weather
Fifth Glass: Caol Ila
Chapter Six: Nature
Sixth Glass: Lagavulin
Chapter Seven: Shipwrecks
Seventh Glass: Laphroaig
Chapter Eight: Islay Today
Postscript: Distilleries past and present
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