Addicted To Pleasure

Addicted To Pleasure

Whisky
Season 1  |  Episode 4  |  The History Channel  |  June 23, 2014

Today, whisky is a source of Scottish pride; it's one of the UK's few growth industries. Actor Brian Cox reveals how whisky was born and shaped in opposition to the British tax system, and how that history forged the character of Scotland's national drink. But as he discovers, during the 19th century, addiction became a huge social problem.

Today, whisky is a source of Scottish pride; it's one of the UK's few growth industries. Actor Brian Cox reveals how whisky was born and shaped in opposition to the British tax system, and how that history forged the character of Scotland's national drink. But as he discovers, during the 19th century, addiction became a huge social problem.

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