The Transparency Campaign In Scotch Whisky.

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This is a bit like the debate regarding the In/Out EU Referendum soon to get into full swing. You either like the idea or you don’t like the idea. Tranparency and simplicity go together, but in fact are very unlikely bed fellows. On the one hand it could be argued that by being transparent in […]

A little Anecdote from a previous age

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I think one of the worst experiences for me as a young assistant manager was the Cooper’s feet at Dailuaine Distillery. You would imagine that in the cask Filling Store the only pervading aroma would be the pleasant smell of fresh New Spirit. NOT so, the pong from the feet of the cooper overpowered even […]

Whisky & Good Health

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If a body could just find oot the exac’ proper proportion and quantity that ought to be drunk every day, and keep to that, I verily trow that he might leeve for ever, withoot dying at a’, and that doctors and kirkyards would go oot o’ fashion. So spoke James Hogg, the Ettrick Shepherd, in all […]