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One of the most divisive style factors in whisky, smoke is loved passionately by many and reviled by plenty. But, between sweet, smoke-free Speysides and peat monster Islays lies a diverse spectrum of smoke that we believe offers something surprising for everyone to enjoy. 
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Scotch whisky: entrancing, romantic, steeped with history… full of complexities. Exploring regional styles and different production techniques can really help drinkers get to grips with Scotch. To really explore some of Scotland's hidden whisky gems, we decided to pull together a diverse range of the best Scotch whiskies - the Scotch Spectacular.
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Everyone loves new things, right? We do - especially when it's whisky related! So we're going to take a look at what's new in whisky at the moment, helped with a few drams from our newest whisky box release: New Kids on the Block.
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Why are so many whiskies Glen-something? That's a question we tried to answer last year. But Scotland is also famous for its Bens, like Ben Nevis, the highest mountain in the British Isles. Did you know there are also a handful of "Ben-something" whiskies named after the hills and mountains of Scotland too?
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As our regular readers will know, we've been a little bit cask-obsessed here at The Dram Team HQ lately. Here's a tasting box we put together to explore cask ageing for November 2020: Whisky and Wood!
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If you're not already familiar with Loch Lomond Distillery, they have one of the most unique and complex distillery set-ups around. That gives them the ability to make whisky with huge variety of flavour and styles, unlike any other Scotch distillery.
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Marked from the southern border with England to just north of its two major cities, Edinburgh and Glasgow, Lowland whisky has been most associated with a light, floral style of whisky. Here's the best of what the Lowlands has to offer.
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