Famous for a Reason

The Story of the Famous Grouse

By Charles Maclean

Format: Hardback

The Famous Grouse, created in 1896, is the best selling whisky in Scotland today. Celebrated whisky writer Charles MacLean has been granted unique access to the company archives and granted interviews with surviving family descendants and compiled a fascinating story rich in anecdote and social historical commentary.

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Birlinn Limited

Birlinn publishes mostly non-fiction books, ranging from biography to history, military history and Scottish interest. Their imprints, Polygon Books, Arena Sport Books and John Donald Books, publish a wide variety of genres including culture, literary fiction, poetry and sports.

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From humble beginnings in Perth in the early nineteenth century Matthew Gloag established a thriving whisky business that found favour with the royal household and the Scottish public alike. The family business he established struck gold in 1896 when they created the The Famous Grouse - a blended whisky that became a national favourite. Through innovative and entertaining marketing campaigns it has developed into a much-loved and bestselling brand. Celebrated whisky writer Charles MacLean has been granted unique access to the company archives and granted interviews with surviving family descendants and compiled a fascinating story rich in anecdote and social historical commentary. Illustrated throughout in full colour.

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Format Hardback
Imprint Birlinn Limited
Publication Date 16 Nov 2015
ISBN 9781780272528
Number of Pages 304

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