An array of events to mark 21 decades since the birth of Arctic Explorer John Rae (1813 – 1893) is planned for Saturday 30th September
This is an amazing chance to bid for this exceedingly rare Highland Park Single Malt Whisky. Just thirty bottles of this 40% vol edition were ever produced. It commemorated the 200th anniversary of John Rae, the great Orcadian Arctic Explorer’s birth.
Wondering what to do with the insides of your neep as you carve out a lantern for Halloween. Clapshot is excellent, on its own or served with mince or haggis.
The development is led by PhD student Jessica Fennell, who has had a special ‘Fennell Reserve’ whisky created by The Glenlivet in her honour, the project is intended to help prevent the closure of the distillery during dry period
There was a time when Stromness had a distillery. In fact for a short time it had two but the one that lasted the longest, till its closure in 1928 was known as the Stromness Distillery.
A little silk tag with a QR code is a security measure that could reveal if the whisky you are wanting to buy is fake.
“I should mention that this path isn’t for the feint-hearted. “
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“it may become impossible for some of our family farming businesses to continue to compete.”
F Marian McNeill who grew up in Holm Orkney included Clapshot in her book; The Scots Kitchen which was first published in 1929.
“My husband, Mike, was walking by the bay, when he found this on the rocks at the top of the shore…”