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Glengoyne distillery near Strathblane now offers a two hour master blending class where students learn to mix their own blended Scotch Whisky.

Cost of the course is GBP25.00 ($50.00).

Each student’s product is poured into a 100ml bottle to take home. A certificate is also provided. However, the exact recipe remains in Glengoyne’s registry of blends.

Glengoyne’s malt is found in Isle of Skye and Langs blended brands.

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Airport operator BAA Scotland has announced a GBP10M ($20M) two year investment plan for Aberdeen airport entailing an improved arrivals hall and a runway extension to increase the range of direct international flights.

Aberdeen is one of the fastest growing airports in the U.K. with 3 million passengers this year rising to a projected 5.9m by 2030.

The expansion plans have been welcomed by tourism and business leaders.

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Fort William on the North West Coast of Scotland recorded more than 18 inches (457mm) of rain since the beginning of December 2006 thereby confirming the town as the U.K.’s ‘rain capital’. The deluge caused extensive flooding, landslides and road closures.

This level of precipitation is 10 times the level predicted.

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