Stirring up the demand for craft

Bartenders tell SLTN about the benefits of utilising Scottish spirits in cocktails
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Historic Hebridean spirit

A Scottish distiller made history last month when it released the first legal spirit produced on the Isle of Raasay .

Tequila with a Scots flavour

New product has a Scottish head and a Mexican heart
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Taking care of cask at hand

Distiller launches three-strong wood finish range .

Gin inspired by tale of Edinburgh port

GLEANN Mor Spirits has launched the first of its ‘geographical gin’ range, Leith Gin. The firm, founded in 2013 by Derek Mair, said the gin...

Teamwork makes the dream work

Operators can work with nation’s spirits brands to educate bar staff
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Mixing up traditions

Family-owned distiller moves into mixology with its first cocktail comp .

Small country, big reputation

Scottish is increasingly seen as a byword for quality in drinks AS far back as the 18th century famed French writer Voltaire was declaring “we...

Behind the bar: Lyndsay Craig and Christopher Fraser, Champagne Central, Glasgow

SLTN discusses Scottish spirits with two bartenders from Champagne Central
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Champion local heroes

The boom in Scottish spirits production – whether it is whisky, gin or rum – has been good news for operators and consumers alike.