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Did you know that because whisky ‘breathes’ while in the cask, as much as 4 million gallons evaporates into the air each year?

Did you know that Scotch whisky is the only drink to be measured in drams and the size of a dram is determined by the generosity of the pourer!?

Did you know the most expensive bottle of spirits ever sold was aged single malt whisky that went for £6,375?

Did you know that the phrase ‘the real McCoy’ comes from the prohibition days in the USA, when Captain Bill McCoy smuggled whisky into United States?

Did you know that Queen Victoria enjoyed a daily ‘dram’ in her tea?

Did you know that an ounce and a half of Scotch whisky has fewer calories that half a pint of beer or a glass of wine?

A Scottish Toast

May the best you’ve ever seen,
Be the worst you’ll ever see.
May the mouse ne’er leave your girnal
Wi’ a tear drap in it’s e’e
May your lum keep blithely reekin’
Till ye’re auld enough to dee.
May you aye be just as happy



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