Two whisky lovers trawl the globe for the finest wee drams of them all.
A ZANY ADVENTURE
A trader down on his luck meets one of the world’s greatest whisky tasters. The pair are hired by a famous Italian whisky collector to travel the world in search of five legendary drams.
ON THE ROAD
What are these rare whiskies? A Uisge Beatha kept locked away in a remote Irish monastery, a bottle of Usher’s rumored to belong to an elusive Highlands laird, an American bourbon by Harry E. Wilken that somehow survived Prohibition, a Japanese Karuizawa from the legendary cask 1842, now the property of a yakuza, and a Mackinlay’s blended malt left in the Antarctic during Ernest Shackleton’s ill-fated expedition to the South Pole.
A MOUTHWATERING WORLD TOUR FOR WHISKY LOVERS
This whistle-stop tour from the Scottish Highlands to the foot of Mount Fuji and from the ranches of Old Kentucky to the snowy wastes of Antarctica is also a serious yet witty history of whisky from the beginning to the present day, with plenty of insider tips and secrets from one of the world’s greatest whisky tasters.