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The Commando Memorial at Spean Bridge in the Scottish Highlands was unveiled  in 1952. It was erected to commemorate a unit of British special forces who were raised during WW2 and trained in the area from 1942 onwards.

Ben Nevis distillery in Fort William, Scotland has four large stills which produce 2000 litres of spirit per annum. Most of the output goes for blending. Produces own blend  ‘Dew of Ben Nevis’. Every year about 50pct. of the newmake spirit is sent to Japan to form part of the blend Nikka Black.

The Holy Loch is a Sea Loch, a part of the Cowal peninsula coast of the Firth of Clyde, in S.W. Scotland. Dimensions are: one mile wide and two-three miles long dependent on tidal conditions.The name is believed to date from the 6th century, when Saint Munn landed there after leaving Ireland.