A new direction for Scottish spirit production

Cider Brandy - a winning partnership between Strathearn Distillery and Thistly Cross Cider

At 56 North, a bar well known for its vast array of gin offerings, I was invited to attend the launch of the world’s first Scottish Cider Brandy. Strathearn Distillery (probably Scotland’s smallest distillery™) and Scotland’s original cidermaker, Thistly Cross Cider, have joined forces to create this unique cider brandy,…

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Whisky Tasting with Lady of the Glen

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I must confess, I’ve never really liked whisky. But after accepting a recent invitation to a tasting evening with Lady of the Glen, I’m happy to report that I now appreciate its complexities and sensory delights. Lady of the Glen is an independent bottler of Scottish premium cask whiskies, founded…

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