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Thursday 5 March 2015

Scotland

Barrel of whisky on sale for £1 million

A Scotch whisky distillery has put its first barrel of whisky produced in nearly a century on the market for £1 million.

Monday, February 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Students offered alcohol-free rooms

Students starting at St Andrews University from September will have the option of taking up an “alcohol-free” room.

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015 No Comments »

Diageo to sell £200m Gleneagles Hotel

Diageo has put its Gleneagles Hotel complex on the market with an expected price tag of more than £200 million.

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

No lower drink drive limit, says minister

The UK government has no plans to lower the drink drive limit in England following changes to the law in Scotland, says roads minister Robert Goodwill MP.

Monday, February 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

BrewDog launches distribution division

Scottish brewer BrewDog has launched a global import and export division, announcing an exclusive supply deal with US craft brewer Stone Brewing Co.

Thursday, January 29th, 2015 1 Comment »

Low abv beer sales rocket in Scotland

Sales of low-alcohol beer in Scotland have risen dramatically following the introduction of lower drink-driving limits in the country, according to retailers.

Friday, January 16th, 2015 No Comments »

New gin flaunts unique botanicals

A new “boutique” gin brand, Daffy’s, has launched in the UK, using its unique blend of botanicals – including Lebanese mint – as a way to stand out.

Monday, January 12th, 2015 No Comments »

Scotland to get first sake brewery

Approval has been granted to a Scottish beer maker to build what is thought will be the country’s first sake brewery on the site of a former primary school.

Thursday, January 8th, 2015 No Comments »

Drunk man takes space hopper for a spin

A “very drunk” man in Dundee had to be rescued by police after riding a space hopper down a dual carriageway on New Year’s Day.

Tuesday, January 6th, 2015 No Comments »

Drinks festival dancer serves up a twist

The organisers of a new Scottish gin and whisky festival called Nip saw a dancer at their launch event offer an unexpectedly risqué interpretation of its theme.

Monday, December 8th, 2014 No Comments »

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