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Friday 23 January 2015

Scotland

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 »

Work starts on £100m Scotch distillery

Construction has begun on a £100 million distillery and visitor’s centre for Edrington’s The Macallan Scotch whisky.

Thursday, December 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Brewer backs drink drive clampdown

Innis & Gunn is backing Scotland’s introduction of a lower drink drive limit with a campaign showing its lager label tweaked to read “Innis & None”.

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Whisky-scented ‘smart’ tweed launched

It could be the perfect gift for the whisky-lover who has everything – a fabric that will permanently give off the scent of their favourite tipple.

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014 1 Comment »

Jura releases George Orwell 1984 expression

Jura has released a limited edition 1984 Vintage in honour of writer George Orwell.

Friday, November 14th, 2014 No Comments »

Scottish super-premium vodka released

A super-premium Scottish potato vodka has been launched by Arbikie, Scotland’s newest “farm-to-bottle” distillery.

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014 No Comments »

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