5 Scottish gins that’ll make your forget about Scotch whisky

The history of gin in Scotland is turbulent, full of scandalous times and revivals. Back in the 18th century a Gin Craze took over the UK, where it became remarkably easy to produce gin. Thanks to an act passed in 1690, becoming a distiller was as easy as paying a small fee and hanging a … [ Read more]

BrewDog reveals name of spirits operation; Lone Wolf Distillery

The enigmatic Scottish brewery, BrewDog, has revealed the name of its spirits project, Lone Wolf, as well as a few plans for its upcoming spirits. Once their stills begin heating up, they will become the only craft distillery in Scotland to be making their own base spirit for gin and vodka under one roof. It’s … [ Read more]

First community-owned distillery planned in Scotland

The GlenWyvis Distillery Community Benefit Society is working to make the Scottish hamlet of Dingwall a craft spirit destination once again. The Highland whisky firm hopes to raise £1.5 million to develop the country’s first community-owned distillery. “The firm, in conjunction with lottery-funded body Community Shares Scotland (CSS), is offering investment opportunities for as little as £250 to people living in all the … [ Read more]

A Blind Tasting beer festival

Taste & Rate 48 Minnesota Oktoberfests

Sept. 20, 2019 | 5:30–9pm
Upper Landing Park
Tickets: GA $40 | DD $20