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Whisk(e)y Distilleries Need Blogs Too!

Out of a spark of romanticism – and maybe a little curiosity, I decided to take a stroll around the digital block to visit one of my old favourite haunts so to speak  – the Bruichladdich Distillery blog by Mark Reynier. 

I guess I just wanted to see if maybe, just maybe – I just simply missed getting a notification. And that there was maybe one of their trademark funny, often snarky but usually informative blog posts just sitting there waiting to be read. That maybe it had been taken over by someone and was resurrected just like the distillery was in 2000.

Sadly – there wasn’t. There was no notification. There was no blog post.

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Environmentally Sound Distilleries: Lean Mean n’ Green Whisky Machines

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Whisk(e)y seems in essence to be one of the most naturally pure products produced in the world today.

If you think of it – the only ingredients (minus the  possibility of E150A caramel colouring – that’s another post altogether) are water, malted barley, yeast, wood, environment rich air, and of course – time.

Barley FieldSo it’s hard to believe that creating whisky would leave a big environmental footprint.

But the Scotch Whisky industry is very busy producing its glorious nectar for the world – and doing so leaves a sizeable mark.

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