Scotch: A Golden Dream

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The art of distilling Uisge Beatha, the Water of Life, has been perfected over many centuries in Scotland. The earliest documented record is from 1494, in the tax records of the day. And over the years, whisky became an intrinsic part of Scottish life - a reviver and stimulant during the long, cold winters, and a feature of social life, a welcome to be offered to guests upon their arrival. For over 100 years, Scotch whisky has been the premier international spirit of choice. Our dream is to carefully craft a beautiful film which honors the history and the art behind this most extraordinary product, to provide insight into the process and the fascinating people who create the golden elixir

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Critic Reviews for Scotch: A Golden Dream

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  • There's some good material here, about the importance of the cask and the peat that smokes the barley. But the film ultimately has nothing significant to say about this $6 billion global industry.

    Mar 13, 2019 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

    Kevin Maher

    Times (UK)
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  • Over the long haul, it's all enough to drive you to hit the gin bottle.

    Mar 8, 2019 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…
  • Enjoy a sniff of this amiable doc about the ins and outs of the high-end Scottish whisky trade and you'll get hints of passion, tempered with wafts of fustiness.

    Mar 6, 2019 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

    Dave Calhoun

    Time Out
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  • Throw in some handy consumer advice along the lines of "whisky age isn't everything" and, like the alcohol itself, there's something for everyone in this documentary.

    Jun 19, 2019 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…
  • A Golden Dream may sometimes feel like a promo film, or a very, very good DVD extra, but it really knows its audience.

    Jun 16, 2019 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
  • The ultimate documentary for lovers of Scotch whisky.

    Mar 9, 2019 | Full Review…

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