- Additional Details
- Format: Closed-captioned, Color, DVD-Video, NTSC
- Rating: Not Rated
- Number of Discs: 1
- Run Time: 50 Minutes
- Region: Region 1
- Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
- Language: English
- Studio: History Channel
- DVD Release Date: March 17, 2008
This thousand-year old beverage is known by many names Jack, Jim, Johnny, Jameson... but to those who appreciate its fiery charms, it's the "water of life."
- For over a decade, MODERN MARVELS has brought grand stories to life.
- The ultimate celebration and investigation of engineering excellence.
- “Fire water” or “water of life,” this amber-hued spirit has a long and fascinating history.
Celebrating ingenuity, invention and imagination brought to life on a grand scale, MODERN MARVELS® tells the fascinating stories of the doers, dreamers and sometime-schemers who created everyday items, technological breakthroughs and man-made wonders.
This episode of MODERN MARVELS® can be enjoyed neat or on the rocks.
In this savory exploration of whiskey, you'll visit some of the world's finest distilleries to see how each country brews this thousand-year old spirit. Learn the secret of charcoal filtering at Jack Daniels. Admire Jim Beam's premium bourbons. Discover the art of blending at Canadian Club Whiskey.
Then cross the Atlantic to the ancestral home of whiskey. Sample the authentic product at Jameson's Distillery in Midleton, Ireland. And in Scotland discover why smoldering peat gives Glenlivet its character. You'll meet some of the people who are lucky enough to sample whiskey for a living and learn just what makes a good whiskey great.
It's MODERN MARVELS®: WHISKEY. Enjoy responsibly!