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Robert Burns and Burns Night celebrations 2017

by November 9, 2016

Celebrated annually on Robert Burns’ birthday, 25 January, Burns Night gathers Scots and Scots-at-heart around the world to pay tribute to the...

Behind the doors of Scotland’s newest whisky distilleries

by January 23, 2015

With their hallmark pagoda roofs dotting the Scottish landscapes, whisky distilleries are a familiar part of the fabric of Scotland...

Mastering whisky: It’s all about finding the right blend

by October 27, 2014

Up until now, I’d only really had the pleasure of tasting and appreciating Scotch; whether at a smart Edinburgh whisky...

Ryder Cup fans – your ultimate Scotland bucket list

by August 8, 2014

The 2014 Ryder Cup is nigh! It’s just over a month away until the first tee – which means the...

Shaken and stirred: getting hands-on at a whisky cocktail masterclass

by May 29, 2014

Before I knew it, it was my turn to step up and take my place behind the bar. Butterflies start...

Tales and cocktails: get more than you bargained for at whisky bars and pubs

by May 28, 2014

Until recently, I’d never really tried Scotch whisky in any form other than a dram of the finest single malt...

#AskWhisky Q&A with expert Charles Maclean – Part Two

by May 12, 2014

So, you had your first taster of the #AskWhisky Q&A on Friday afternoon with whisky expert Charles Maclean. We’re back today to...

#AskWhisky Q&A with expert Charles Maclean – Part One

by May 9, 2014

Given his thirty years experience in the industry, there’s few things whisky-related that make it past Charles Maclean unnoticed. A...

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