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Isle of Arran Single Malts

Isle of Arran Single Malts.

This evening, I am focusing on one of Scotland’s youngest distilleries, namely the Isle of Arran at Lochranza. Historically, Arran had a strong tradition in whisky making but this ended in 1837 although illicit distilling was still active until the 1860s. (Lochranza is about fourteen miles north of Brodick, Arran’s principal town. Arran is an island of Scotland’s S.W.coast with access entailing a one hour ferry trip from Ardrossan.)

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Kilchoman Distillery, Bruichladdich, Islay

This evening, I am focusing on Kilchoman  Distillery, one of the youngest whisky producers in Scotland. Kilchoman is. by the standards of Glenfiddich and Glenlivet, tiny producing just  190,000 litres of spirit per year compared with some 10.0m litres p.a. plus at the two big distilleries mentioned.

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Jacobite Tour Boat, Loch Ness, Scotland

Thus morning, we departed our lodgings in Inverness and embarked on a trip as follows:

  • First, a short tour of the city including a drive along the banks of the River Ness.

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