Irish Whiskey. A History of Distilling (1973)
Book ID: 65648
Irish Whiskey. A History of Distilling , the Spirit Trade and Excise Controls in Ireland. Illustrated. Dublin: Gill, 1973. First Edition. Pp xiv, 462. A nice bright copy in lightly worn pictorial dust jacket.
One the most accurate and detailed history of Irish whiskey written to date.
Includes chapters on: The Distillery Process, The Distillery Apparatus, Assessing Spirit, The Excise Administration, Early History [of Irish Whiskey], The Middle Period 1780-1823, The Nineteenth Century 1823-1900, The Present Century [20th century], Distillers Past and Present, and Illicit Distillation.