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A Trip to Aberfeldy

Islay Whisky Academy Kinship Host, Neill Murphy, reflects on a visit to Dewar’s Aberfeldy Distillery in Highland Perthshire. Scotch Whisky in Context.

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Caol Ila MOCH ~ Tasting Notes

Caol Ila MOCH. MOCH translates to English as EARLY, or DAWN. Moch is anmoch ~ Dawn till Dusk (late in the day) Tasting Notes: raspberries, beeswaxy, lemon, whipped cream… – what did YOU find?

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Women of the Kinship

The Islay Whisky Academy is a feminist business and always has been. Founder Rachel MacNeill lay the foundations through her work on the Whisky For Girls (& Guys) blog before creating the Academy to teach people to think differently about all aspects of whisky. The role of women in whisky both professionally and otherwise, has always been a focal point.

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