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Producers are scrambling on the bandwagon, but has the Scottish gin scene reached its peak? n the last issue of Cask & Still Magazine, published in May 2017, my article ‘The Great Gin Scandal’ opened a can of worms. Since then I have hosted two panel discussions titled ‘The Great Gin Debate’, one at Juniper Festival in Edinburgh’s Summerhall and the other at the Edinburgh Food Festival. The panels were made up of Scottish gin industry producers and experts and the debates were positive. Feedback from members of the public who attended the debates showed, once again, that most people don’t realise that just because a gin is named after a specific location, it doesn’t necessarily mean it is from that location. Following on from this, I’ve also received

Pictured: Just because a gin is named after a location, it doesn’t mean it’s from that location.

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Cask & Still Magazine - Issue 6  

Behind the scenes in the Arctic Circle at the world's most northerly distillery. Also, the Irish whiskey industry is growing rapidly, but co...

Cask & Still Magazine - Issue 6  

Behind the scenes in the Arctic Circle at the world's most northerly distillery. Also, the Irish whiskey industry is growing rapidly, but co...

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