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after a 3 hour bus trip from Glasgow to Kennagraig we took the Cal Mac Ferry to Port Askaig Islay

Greg and Andrew Loch and k(e)y members and brothers on the bridge with the captain

We bumped into Jim McEwan Bruichladdich Master distiller and past Loch and k(e)y award recipient on the ferry he held court in the pub…

 

At Logan international a motley crew ready for the trip across the pond

Our Jumping off point in the UK, Heathrow. A proper English breakfast a good Bitter

1st stop in Scotland. Douglas Laing and Co., Douglas House Glasgow…

Fred and Stewart Laing, Managing Partners of Douglas Laing and Co.recipients of the 2013 Loch and K(e)y award

Tasting library at DLC; Decisions, decisions…

the 4 Muskateers (The Professor, Randall, Charlie and Ryan not in photo) picking samples for cask bottlings for Loch and K(e)y Society… Narrowing down the 12 samples to 4 for the rest of society travelers to taste.

the final 4

Departing DLC…
The Loch and K(e)y Society ended up picking 2 casks for bottling. The winners were Cragganmore 21 in a single hogs head and a Glenturret 18 yearold finished in Pedro Jiminez. They will be available at Loch and K(e)y outlets later this fall…

 

TOOLS OF THE TRADE
Heading to Scotland tomorrow… Going to visit a bunch of distilleries and pick some casks for US bottling…