Tag Archives: Scottish Government

• What’ll you bid for rare Donald Trump Single Malt Whisky?

What’ll you bid for rare Donald Trump Single Malt Whisky?

Yes, Virginia, there is a single cask of Glendronach made especially for Trump’s golf course in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. Here are the deets: 26-Year-Old, only 500 bottles released, sherry cask, BOX SIGNED BY DONALD J. TRUMP! Hurry, hurry! This bottle is going to auction on January 13 at McTear’s in Glasgow, Scotland. “After his recent elevation […]

• Too many Scots drink to get drunk, say experts

Too many Scots drink to get drunk, say experts

MORE work is needed to get Scots to change their views on alcohol, experts said, as research showed many still hold “permissive” views about getting drunk. Results from the Scottish Social Attitudes survey revealed an increase in people who thought it was easier to enjoy a social event if they had a drink, up from […]

• What Scottish Independence Could Mean for the Price of Your Single Malt

What Scottish Independence Could Mean for the Price of Your Single Malt

Bad news: The price of scotch could be going up, and it all depends on the results of a September referendum. On the 18th of that month, Scots will go to the polls to decide if they will remain part of the United Kingdom or tell London that no, we’re going to give this independence […]

• Scottish government asks bars to serve wine in smaller glasses

Scottish government asks bars to serve wine in smaller glasses

The Scottish government has launched a campaign to get pubs and bars to sell wine in 125 mililitre glasses, instead of the 175 and 250 mililitre measures often served up. Alcohol sales per person in Scotland are almost 20 percent higher than in England and Wales, with the country suffering severe health problems as a […]

• Watch yourself age with this alcohol ageing app

Watch yourself age with this alcohol ageing app

A new phone app gives users an insight into how they will look after ten years of binge drinking. “The Drinking Machine” application has been designed by forensic artist Auriole Price as a warning of the devastating effects of alcohol on the body. Initially designed for a Scottish Government health drive, the app is now available on […]