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There are so many great islands to visit in Scotland… from the incredibly picturesque Skye, to the wild north of Orkney, to the famous distilleries on Islay. One island that often gets overlooked is the humble, but infinitely charming, Isle of Arran.
Located just a short ferry ride off the coast of Ardrossan in the far southwest of the country, Arran is the most easily accessible island from both Glasgow and Edinburgh. Few people outside Scotland know how charming this island can be, but many Scots who have been there consider …
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Earlier this year, Laphroaig announced it would be discontinuing its bottling of 15 year single malt and replacing it with 18 year. I have to admit, 10 year Laphroaig is the reason I became intrigued with single malt whiskey and over the years the 15 year has become my go-to bottle after a good meal, on a cold night, celebrating child birth, or listening to appropriately chill music.
Yes, I’ve tried the 18 year… it’s good. Maybe even great. But it’s a very slippery slope. When you have such a character-driven beverage, …