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Friday 1 August 2014

Scotland

Whisky-made biofuel could power cars

A Scottish biofuel company is working toward producing a fuel made from the bi-products of whisky production, capable of powering vehicles.

Friday, August 1st, 2014 No Comments »

Caorunn third Scot distillery to go green

The distillery which produces Caorunn gin is to become the third Scottish distillery to install eco-friendly boilers thanks to funding from the UK Green Investment Bank.

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014 No Comments »

Town brews first beer in 100 years

The first commercially made beer to be brewed in St Andrews in over a century has been launched.

Friday, July 18th, 2014 No Comments »

Scotch whisky trademarked in Burma

A collective trademark to protect Scotch whisky against fakes has been introduced in Burma – a market which saw Scotch exports jump by 65% last year.

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Whisky aged in Jerez launched

The maker of Tio Pepe, González Byass, has launched a whisky made in the Scottish Highlands but aged in Jerez in Southern Spain.

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014 No Comments »

BrewDog to launch spirits arm

Scottish craft brewer, BrewDog, is preparing to launch its own spirits arm – a recent job advert has revealed.

Monday, July 14th, 2014 No Comments »

Independent Scots to tighten driving laws

The Scottish government has confirmed its intention to tighten drink-driving laws if the country becomes independent from the rest of the UK.

Tuesday, July 8th, 2014 No Comments »

Queen christens RN’s newest aircraft carrier with whisky

Queen Elizabeth II christened the Royal Navy’s newest aircraft carrier with a bottle of whisky at the dockyards of Rosyth last Friday.

Monday, July 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 most powerful whisky brands

In the next instalment of our Power Brands series, we take a look at the world’s most powerful whisky brands of 2014.

Monday, July 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Depardieu misses premiere after pub visit

French film supremo Gerard Depardieu was mysteriously unable to attend his film’s UK premiere in Edinburgh after a day spent sampling the wares of an Isle of Skye pub.

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014 1 Comment »

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