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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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LOCH.LOMOND.BREWERY.: EU Austerity Drinking Tour #10

The train takes my wife and I from Glasgow to the bonnie, bonnie banks o’ Loch Lomond: yes, that lake from the only Scottish song Americans know.  And no, we never take the high road. Kindly Tourist Office directions send … Continue reading

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