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It is me, Big Scamp! That’s right, I am big now, 16 months old. I am still a puppy though, because my Mum, ladee says I am. 246 more words

Helping Mum

Arran "Amarone Cask Finish" (50%, OB, Violet label, Circa 2012)

Here is the second Arran on these pages. Earlier I reviewed a pretty good 16yo and usually Single cask bottlings at Cask Strength are very good to. 247 more words


Arran - Brodick and Auchrannie

To kick start my blog posts for this week, I have decided to write about a Scottish Island called Arran. I went to Arran last weekend as part of my brothers fiancées hen party and absolutely loved it! 1,203 more words

Fun Stuff

Kirsty Wark's favourite places in Scotland : Guardian travel interview

The broadcaster and author on her favourite views in Scotland, the drinking dens to discover and the restaurants leading the country’s flourishing food scene. Interview by… 337 more words


Act of Union: Als Britannien groß wurde

Gut einhundert Jahre lang (die Zeit des Commonwealth ausgenommen) wurden Schottland und England von den Stuarts regiert. Ansonsten verband die beiden Länder jedoch sehr wenig. Presbyterianer und Anglikaner beäugten sich weiterhin kritisch, einig nur in ihrer gemeinsamen Abneigung gegen die Katholiken. 825 more words


121.65 A well-oiled Baseball glove ~ 58.3% (SMWS)

121.65 A well-oiled Baseball glove (SMWS) 58.3% ABV, outturn 756 bottles, £46 for 70cl (Arran) Score: 70/100 What they say:

Cask No. 121.65

There is right at the start a musty note of fermenting grapes which is soon replaced by sweet aromas of fudge, molasses, caramelised Demerara sugar and treacle. 194 more words

Whisky By Bottler

Beasts of Burden

‘Jeez Christ. Crease Bunningtone hud a leeter beg then this wen he deed the ole mun of hoy’; so said the animated Scots taxi driver as he tried to lift the rucksack from the boot of his car. 770 more words