Whisky and the Net

The chances are that if you are reading this article you have embraced the new technology of the information revolution. Also you will have an interest in whisky. Putting the two together deserves investigation.

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Scotland for the Whisky Tourist (Part 2)

The A9
Last month we explored the distilleries of central and southern Scotland. If, however, your tour takes you north, a few points break up the journey on the east.

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Scotland for the Whisky Tourist (Part 1)

Do you live in Scotland? Or maybe you just visit. Perhaps you have yet to set foot on the land renowned for its history, beauty and personalities. Chances are however that if you are reading this article it is the country‚Äôs national drink which particularly holds your interest. Read the rest of this entry »

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A Christmas Barrel, Starring Alistair Darling as Ebenezer Scrooge

If Scrooge had been visited by the ghost of whisky past, his journey back in time would have probably returned him to witness the start of distilling in western Europe as distant traders arriving with the secrets of the still.

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The Collective Mind

Of the whisky drinkers you know how many are male and how many female? How many collectors of whisky do you know? How many of them are male and how many female?

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Happy 180th Birthday, Springbank!

All distilleries are unique but in true George Orwell style some are more unique than others. Springbank distillery in Campbeltown, Argyll can be singled out as having an embarrassment of riches any one of which another distiller would be proud to boast of.

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