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Call of Hebrides: Discovering Bruichladdich
Could it ever be that a young and wandering Bacchus trod upon the Scottish isles of Islay and fell in love, blessing it with gurgling streams and vast green meadows that’d bear greatest of Scottish distilleries that ever were? Bacchus may have taken a break from his love of vines and indulged himself in the resplendent warmth of uisga beatha, but Islay sure is blessed. Of the many distilleries strewn on the isles, Bruichladdich Distillery stands a testimony to the changing colours of time, as layers upon layers of stories settle on its ageing walls. The journals of a man long gone, by the name of Rudd Harvey talk of the birth of Bruichladdich that has stood the test of time.Read More
Going Down Memory Lane with Black Dog
Coming back home from work, at the butt end of a day, you stand in front of your door in the well-lit porch. You look for the keys in your rather cluttered bag, with a small irritation growing larger by the minute. When you find it, you quickly put it in the lock and turn it. In that exact moment, when you have opened the door but haven’t stepped inside, and a profound darkness lies ahead of you, it hits you, the weight of existence. You take a minute, then step inside and take off your shoes, you switch on the light and a 40 watt bulb comes to life. You walk over to the bar cabinet, and pour yourself a dram of the Black Dog 12 Year Old, you had purchased at the airport last weekend. Turning over a new leaf always calls for celebration, you had thought. But as you stand at the corner of your drawing room, and mull things over, bizarre questions arise in your mind, and you want to shake them off unresolved.Read More