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Day 7. Fri 27th. Bunnahabain

Last full day, and our plan was to visit Bunna before heading off to Jura for the rest of the day. Their open day was thursday, but unfortunately the ferry could not run. The drive to Bunnahabain is possibly the most scenic on the island: a constant panorama of the Paps of Jura and the sound on […]

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Day 4. Tues 24th. Laphraoig

the biblical weather eased up a bit on tuesday and the forecast promised sunshine with occasional blustery squals (not that occasional, as it turned out), so we head off to the south coast for the day. After filling up with petrol (HOW MUCH?!?) we headed for the south coast to Kildalton cross and then, after almost […]

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Day 3: Monday 23rd. Caol Ila

windy windy windy. So windy you can hardly walk. Raining a fair amount too. We didnt do much today, went to Bowmore for some shopping then went to Caol Ila in the afternoon for a tasting. There is no parking at Caol Ila, this year we had to park in a field in Kellis and […]

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Day 1: Lagavulin Distillery Manager tasting

our first official tasting event was at Lagavulin. Originally billed as Women “nose” best due to the gender of the distillery manager Georgie Cranford who was running the event, it was changed to a “masterclass” for reasons unknown, probably corporate. There were about 50 people at the tasting held in a hall behind the distillery […]

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