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Magazine Archives: June 30, 2011

The New Whiskey Rebellion

Jack Bettridge
Issue: June 30, 2011


Wine Spectator's Jack Bettridge reports that during WWII, Bruichladdich, a tiny Scotch distillery on Islay, got a sweet deal on an old still from the mainland. So they strapped it to a barge and floated it down the River Clyde past a submarine base. That's when the U.S. Defense Threat Reduction Agency took notice. A new whiskey rebellion was taking place.


For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands June 7, 2011.

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