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Goodness Nose
By Richard Paterson

Goodness Nose

The Passionate Revelations of a Scotch Whisky Master Blender

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Goodness Nose by Richard Paterson

Book Description

Richard Paterson has Scotch whisky running through his veins. His grandfather and father were both prominent in the Scotch whisky industry in Glasgow for decades before Richard joined a competing whisky brokerage firm to start his apprenticeship. But this is no dry textbook on blending. Far from it. Humour, insight, history, a love of people and an abiding and evangelical passion inform every page. For the first time one of the world's foremost whisky blenders reveals how he rose through the ranks to top of his profession. He also candidly reveals some of the secrets of his craft and gives his thoughts on where he feels the industry is heading today. Lavishly illustrated in colour and black and white with black and white line artwork, this is destined to become a whisky classic and an essential item on every whisky lover's bookshelf.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781903238677
ISBN-10: 1903238676
Format: Hardback
(235mm x 153mm x 15mm)
Pages: 216
Imprint: Angel's Share
Publisher: Neil Wilson Publishing
Publish Date: 23-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Richard Paterson

Richard Paterson is one of the world's most prominent whisky blenders working with Whyte & Mackay in Glasgow. Gavin D Smith is a leading whisky writer and journalist with several books on the subject to his credit.

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