McBain and Maclean

I have been trying to find sources for the way Jay Pomeroy has been described in the whisky literature The previous post mentioned…

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Sam and Jay

As far as whisky history goes the history of Strathisla has two parts. The first is the dim, distant past when the distillery…

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The Whisky Tax Cases

During World War II whisky was in short supply. There was even a debate as to whether there should be any production at…

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The Two Jays

I feel shame-faced about this post because it’s a bit of a cliche to compare real-life people to Gatsby. If anybody, in any…

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Whisky and Scotland

Little knowledge is a dangerous thing. In this particular case my little knowledge was a vague recollection that Neil M Gunn had a literary…

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