BOX DESTILLERIE ADALEN SVERIGE

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2005 it was first mooted about a Destillerie in the Hoga Kusten. 2006 I began with serious discussions with most of the guys in the photo. These were the lads with the vision to take things to the stage where seious other investors would take an interest in the proposed project. The Location ? Box, […]

In Fields of Barley

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Lot’s of fields of barley trying hard to ripen around my area…..I’m just thinking on avarage a 20 acre field (8 Hectares) should produce approx. 20,000 LPA. Or after 10 years in cask the equivalent of 41,142 70cl bottles at natural strengh. This small field therfore will potentially produce around £600,000 for the british treasury […]

Whisky Whisky & More Whisky

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The problem is, that nowadays really good whisky can be distilled, matured and bottled in almost any country in the world. Not really a problem !! Actually this is tremendous, because no one country should ever be able to claim that they are either the Best or Indeed invented “The Cratur”. I know that what […]

SO, Where IS SCOTCH GOING ?

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We are a brilliant nation. We have given so much to the world. Like, in no particular order, Pennicillin, The Steam engine, Television, telephone, Gave Ship building to the world, have produced so many world changing people. Again in no particular order, Mary Slessor, David Livingstone, James Watt, Scott Logie Baird, Jim Clark, Jackie Stewart, […]

Blended Scotch Whisky

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I have been around, as they say for quite a long time. I have no problem whatsoever with the current trend of attempting to “Sex Up” Blended Scotch Whisky…Period. But wait a minute, before All you young Marketers try to redefine what is Scotch and what is not Scotch. The question must be asked , […]

Scotch whisky Downturn

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Year over year across the last two years, the global sales of Scotch whisky appear to have declined by 11.9 % x 2 = 23.8%” compounded to around = 25% Not good I’m sure you will agree, but not surprising either, because Sotch as A World wide Brand has “Ruled the Roost” for most of […]

John C McDougall Whisky Master

Moon Harbour Bordeaux

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Things are stirring in the most fabulous way in Bordeaux. I am very involved as consultant in the establishment and development of an Exciting new project in the south west of France. We are going to produce the most fantastic spirit (French Whisky) called Moon Harbour in the harbour area of this wondeful and Historic […]

Lamberton Whisky & Spirits (John McDougall) Headquarters

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  Saturday  4th July 2015….Another anniversary of Independence for the US of A. I applaud ALL of my American Friends….there has never been a better arrangement than “The Special Relationship” between our two Truly Great Countries. This weekend also is kind of Special personally, because me and Lady P have now been with each other […]