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LONDONDERRY CALLING: EU Austerity Drinking Tour #28

Our Seven Month EU Austerity Drinking Tour continues.  Last Monday’s post covered a visit to Bushmills Distillery and the Giant’s Causeway.  This Monday, my wife and I cut North, to the burnt borderland between the United Kingdom and Ireland: Londonderry. … Continue reading

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BUSHMILLS: Distillery Visit and Review, 10 Year 12 Year Whiskeys: EU Austerity Drinking Tour #26

Our trip brings us to the Giant’s Causeway: a collection of basalt columns cutting into the sea. Volcanic activity forced them up 50 million years ago.  Then rapid cooling cracked them like dry mud into over 40,000 hexagonal pillars. But … Continue reading

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