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The Most Peated Whisky in the World Bruichladdich Octomore 6.1 Islay Scotch

Last week we took a Whisky baby step with the approachable and interesting Oban 14 Year Single Malt (read here). Today, dive deep into the depths of what once defined Whisky for all of Scotland, peat: Continue reading

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AVERAGING.ASPIRATIONS.: EU Austerity Drinking Tour #12

Having dipped a toe in Scottish Whisky Ales, let’s familiarize ourselves with how the Scotts handle and then break the standards. Let’s start with beer that makes water interesting: Lager. This lager spawns from, hold your breath, “Scotland’s most southerly … Continue reading

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WHISKY.ALE.: EU Austerity Drinking Tour #11

Last week covered Loch Lomond Brewery (click here).  Their Whisky Ale showed how Scottish beer could break the hegemony of standard categories (IPAs, Lagers, Stouts), by tapping into something very Scottish: Whisky. Since Whisky is born as beer, distilled a … Continue reading

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