Lutheran Pastor Pens THE ANGELS' PORTION

LINDEN, Mich., Jan. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire-iReach/ Did you know that Darth Vader prefers Lagavulin? Were you aware that Santa Claus keeps a bottle of Caol Ila on the shelf? Have you heard that Scoresby was squeezed from the very veins of the Devil himself? Emerging from the mind of a surprising whisky connoisseur, The Angels' Portion is a substantial assortment of whisky reviews like none you've ever read before. By means of storytelling, and with charming wit and vibrant style, Reverend Christopher I. Thoma shepherds the reader toward a divine insight: If you don't like whisky, it may only be because you haven't danced with the right bottle.

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Here's what other authors and readers are saying about The Angels' Portion:

"The Reverend Christopher I. Thoma admits that not everyone thinks whisky and the clergy go hand in hand.The Angels' Portionshould satisfy those doubting Thomases. In it, he weaves theology, poetry and good conversation for a quenching narrative, whether you're thirsty for a great whisky recommendation or just some friendly companionship as you curl up with your favorite tumbler. As a pastor with an astute palate, Thoma's whisky reviews are truly divine." Chantal Martineau, author ofHOW THE GRINGOS STOLE TEQUILA, The Modern Age of Mexico's Most Traditional Spirit.

"Pastor Thoma knows his spirits from the cloud of witnesses to these mighty whiskies.The Angels' Portionis a kind of tithe a tax we pay on the time it takes to get things right. And though I haven't had a drop in years (it got to where I spilled too much) this whiff of those hovering uraeuses the tongues of fire these holy ghosts are happily haunting. Praise be!" Thomas Lynch, author ofTHE SIN EATER, THE UNDERTAKING, and many others.

"Highly entertaining, a single malt lover's dream of a book." R. O'Brien

"This is a very fun, engaging, quirky book. I'm not really into whiskey, or whisky. Yet his writing style has held my attention. Buy this book, but don't let it age on your shelf for over 12 years before reading. This book comes out of the barrel ready to drink." Rufus123

"Fresh approach to Scotch Whisky Books! Most entertaining and informative and a fresh way to speak about Scotch whisky, well done and a joy to read." R. Freebairn

"Whisky wisdom. I loved the whisky reviews from a very imaginative and creative pastor. I'll never sip a glass of Scotch the same way again. Thoma opened up a whole new world of appreciation for Scotch in this fun book. I'll probably wonder what literary or blockbuster movie characters would have thought of the bottle I just opened. I'm looking forward to Angel's Portion Volume 2." Steve

"This was the most entertaining 'review' I've ever read. It was an entire book of reviews on whiskey. By a Lutheran minister. The indexing of them is outstanding, they are listed by name so one doesn't need to thumb thru the entire book to find the one they want. The book is laid out like an anthology, with each whiskey having it's own entertaining chapter (really, anywhere from a couple to a few pages per chapter).The first one was a space alien, hiding his stash from human searchers on his home planet. Fantastic. Funny. I liked it. A lot!" S. Burton

"Fun read. We enjoyed the stories and reviews of the different scotches. Thank you for giving us manysmiles along your journey. Cheers!" Suzanne

Click here to go straight to Amazon to order your copy of The Angels' Portion - A Clergyman's Whisky Narrative or visit for more information. Follow the good reverend on Facebook at or on Twitter @angels_portion

Media Contact: Christopher Thoma, The Angels' Portion, 810-423-8591,

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