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Roy Court

Roy Court was born in Scotland. After studying chemistry and mathematics in university, he went to work for associated British Maltsters in 1960, carrying out research work into malting and whiskey production. In 1963, he was appointed chief chemist for William Grant & Sons.

In 1965, he moved to Ireland to work for John Jameson & Son as a development distiller. The company merged to form Irish Distillers, and Roy filled a number of senior management roles.

In 1982, he left Irish Distillers to set up a consultancy business in the west of Ireland.

From then until the present, he has worked for a number of companies in the production of whiskey and other products and new product development.

Author's Books
How We Put an ‘e’ in Whiskey

Have you ever wondered how whiskey came about? It has roots that go a long way into the past, and in this book, the author tells us how the various discoveries came together – first of all to obtain alcohol from wine, but in Ireland, where grapes do not grow, from ale. The monks who first carried...

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