British & Foreign Spirits; Their History, Manufacture, Properties, Etc

Auteur:
Charles Tovey
ISBN:
9780217691840
ISBN10:
0217691846
Taal:
Engels
Bindwijze:
Paperback
Publicatiedatum:
mei 2012
Geillustreerd:
Nee
Pagina's:
88 pagina's
Afmetingen:
5x246x189 mm
Gewicht:
172 gram

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: CHAPTER IV. WHISKY. "Their wine, like the Irish Vsqnebaugh, drunk Immoderately, accelerate death." -- Sir J. Herbert's Travels. " Usquebaugh to our feasts In pints was brought up, an hundred at least." -- Swift. Description of Irish Feiist. " Inspiring bold John Barleycorn, What dangers thou canst make us scorn ! Wl tlppenny we fear no evil, Wi Usquebaugh we'll face die devil. O whisky! soul o'plays and pranks! Accept a Bardie's humble thanks 1 When wanting thee what tuneless cranks Are my poor verses 1" Hunts. Derivation of the Word -- Usquebaugh -- Aqua Vitae -- Campion -- Nectar -- Piment -- Origin of Distillation in Ireland Discussed -- 3 and 4 Philip and Mary -- The great Sham O'Neil -- The Castle of Maynooth and its Fall -- Curious Receipt for Making Usquebaugh -- Usquebaugh part of the Irish Materia, Medica -- Whisky the National Spirit of Ireland and Scotland -- Toddy -- Remarks and Anecdotes thereupon -- Malt Whisky and Grain Whisky -- Distillers in Scotland and Ireland -- Distillation Free from Malt Duty -- Potteen -- Donavon's Description of a Distillery -- Morewood upon Illicit Distillation from Malt, with an Account of the Process -- The Legalised Method Described -- Extraordinary Facts in relation to its Manufacture -- Excise Regulations as to Grinding the Malt for Distillation -- Tables of Allowances upon Spirits in Bond. The word Whisky is a corruption of the Gaelic Uisge (water), which appears almost unchanged in the Irish Usquebaugh, or "Water of Life." Thelatter is defined by Johnson to be "a compound spirit, being drawn on aromatics;" to the definition and description of the former he devotes a characteristic paragraph in the "Journey to the Western Islands." "The word Whisky signifies w...


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Titel:
British & Foreign Spirits; Their History, Manufacture, Properties, Etc
ISBN:
9780217691840
ISBN-10:
0217691846
Auteur:
Charles Tovey

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