1. Highland Park The Light & The Dark 17 Year Old Bundle

    Proof105.8 (52.9% ABV)
    Size1500mL
    Situated in the Orkney archipelago in Northern Scotland, Highland Park Distillery was founded in 1798 by Magnus Eunson. The name of the distillery is derived not from the region of Scotland known as The Highlands — the Orkney islands are not a part of The Highlands — but rather from the region known as High Park, where the distillery was founded. Highland Park is an incredible longstanding whisky house, and they pride themselves on their rich Norse heritage, an essence that is reflected in their craft.

    Today, over two centuries after its founding, Highland Park Distillery remains one of the few Scottish distilleries that continues to hand-turn, malt, and peat its own barley. "You have to be careful here on the malting floor," says Eric Tait, Highland Park's Maltman. "You find it can get a wee bit slippery underneath. I have to turn the malt every eight hours to prevent the roots getting tangled and to get it all aerated properly. The airing also helps it to grow. The malt will be on the floor for seven days, and I'm running five floors at the moment." After malting the barley, Highland Park Distillery smokes it using peat sourced from the nearby peat bog called Hobbister Moor. The unique peat gives Highland Park Whisky its traditional malty flavors that are tempered by just a subtle touch of smoke.

    This bundle features both The Dark and The Light expressions of the two-part series that celebrates the Orkney climate and the distinctive influence it has on its whiskies. The Dark is an award-winning 17-year-old single malt Scotch whisky that has been matured in first-fill European oak sherry seasoned casks, delivering a distinctly deep flavor, packed with ripe cherries, toasted almonds, and dark chocolate overlaid with hints of smoky peat.

    The Light is matured exclusively in refill American oak casks, highlighting the bright and fruity side of the legendary Highland Park spirit with flavors of creamy vanilla, baked pear, and nutmeg that meld luxuriously with rich aromatic smoke. Bottled in a beautifully embossed green glass vial, its serpent dragon design is inspired by the great Norse sagas, embracing both the high sun of the summer solstice and the low sun of the winter solstice. Both of these expressions have earned the coveted Double Gold medal at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition.

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    The Dark: Light peat smoke with notes of dried fruits, toasted almonds, and dark chocolate.

    The Light: You can expect a balance of baked pear, nutmeg, vanilla, peat, cedar wood, oak, and light smoky notes.
    $499.99 $649.99
  2. The Sassenach Blended Scotch Whisky

    Proof92 (46% ABV)
    Size750mL
    Rating:
    90%
    (2)
    Scottish actor Sam Heughan of science fiction TV show Outlander and recently released blockbuster Bloodshot fame has long been a fan of whisky. He recently started the company Great Glen as a means to share authentic Scottish products with the world. A member of The Scotch Malt Whisky Society himself, he has long dreamed of having his very own whisky.

    The Sassenach Blended Scotch is the first product to come from Great Glen and the realization of Heughan's lifelong dream. He was personally involved in picking the perfect blend of Scotch whiskies for this limited edition release. Matured in casks that used to hold Madeira wine, it has a distinct character, rich aromas and an exceptionally smooth palate that is meant to evoke "ancient peaks, hidden glens, and rising morning mist, fresh water and firm oak". You can expect notes of citrus, almonds, as well as vanilla, with plenty of sweet and fruity notes including peaches and honey as well as butterscotch on the palate.

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    Matured in casks that used to hold Madeira wine, it has a distinct character, rich aromas and is exceptionally smooth. You can expect notes of citrus, almonds, as well as vanilla, with plenty of sweet and fruity notes including peaches and honey as well as butterscotch on the palate.
    $109.99
  3. Monkey Shoulder Blended Malt Scotch Whisky

    Proof86 (43% ABV)
    Size750mL
    Rating:
    97%
    (2)
    Centuries ago, distilleries throughout Scotland employed maltmen, whose job it was to hand-turn malted barley using a wooden shovel known as a schiel at the distillery's malthouse. These maltmen worked countless hours and by the end of their shifts, were often suffering from shoulder injuries, which made them feel as if there were a monkey on their shoulders. Fortunately, working conditions have improved such that the injury, which was colloquially referred to as Monkey Shoulder, has been consigned to the past.

    Monkey Shoulder Blended Malt Scotch Whisky pays tribute to the maltmen who suffered to produce fine whisky, and their dedication to quality and hand-craftsmanship. Monkey Shoulder Scotch is a vatting of three unique single malt whiskies produced at three different Speyside distilleries: Glenfiddich, Balvenie and Kininvie.

    Situated in the glen of the River Fiddich, the eponymous Glenfiddich Distillery was founded in 1886 by William Grant. Glenfiddich Single Malt Whisky is made from specially-sourced barley, which is ground into a rough flour and mashed using Robbie Dhu springwater. The grains are then fermented in tanks made of Douglas Fir. Following fermentation, the wash is twice-distilled through Glenfiddich's copper-pot stills (the distillery employs a craftsman onsite to tend to the stills, which are unique in shape and size) before the heart of the distillate is cut and prepared for aging.

    Balvenie Single Malt Whisky is made using barley that the distillery grows on its 1,000 acre farm, known as Balvenie Mains. After the barley has been harvested, it is malted on the distillery's traditional malting floor with spring water sourced from the rolling Speyside hills situated above the distillery. Then, the grains are mashed and fermented, before being twice distilled through two of Balvenie's 11 copper-pot stills.

    Situated adjacent to the Balvenie Distillery, Kininvie Distillery is one of the youngest distilleries in Scotland, having begun production of Scotch Whisky only 23 years ago. As a result of its location and shared ownership, much of the equipment used to produce Kininvie Single Malt Whisky is housed within the Balvenie Distillery complex, although the equipment is maintained and operated independently. To date, Kininvie Distillery has only released two single malt whiskies, and most of the whisky it produces is used for blends such as Monkey Shoulder.

    After Malt Master Brian Kinsman sources single malt whisky from each of these three distilleries, he allows them to mature in first-fill Bourbon casks that are made and seasoned by independent coopers. After the whisky has matured (rumor is that the average age of the whisky is about six to eight years old), Kinsman and his assistant taste each cask individually, and select 27 casks for blending. "The key is definitely the flavor," he says. Once the casks have been blended together, the whiskies are matured together until Kinsman decides that the whisky is ready for bottling.

    Monkey Shoulder Blended Malt Scotch Whisky has earned numerous accolades, including the Gold Medal at the International Spirits Competition 6 years in a row and the Gold Medal at the International Wine & Spirits Competition for 3 consecutive years.

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    Nose of butterscotch, popcorn, vanilla and honey. Slightly creamy with hints of woody spice, citrus and doughy bread. Finishes with notes of dried fruits, oak and a touch of cinnamon.
    $38.99
  4. Game of Thrones House Lannister Lagavulin 9 Year Old

    Proof92 (46% ABV)
    Size750mL
    Rating:
    100%
    (1)
    Situated on the banks of Lagavulin Bay on the island of Islay, Lagavulin Distillery is one of the oldest distilleries in Scotland. Distilling took place on the banks of Lagavulin Bay as early as 1742, and by the turn of the century, there were as many as ten illicit stills operating in the area. In 1816, John Johnson founded the first legal distillery on the site, and within a year Archibald Campbell had opened a second. After Johnson's death, Alexander Graham acquired Johnston's distillery for £1,100 and eventually united the two distilleries together under the Lagavulin name. Since that time, the rich, peaty water that runs down the brown burn and through the Solan Lochs into the hills just next to Lagavulin Bay has served as the lifeblood of the distillery.

    Lagavulin Single Malt Scotch Whisky is known as one of the most intense, smoky single malt whiskys ever made — the peated barley used to create Lagavulin Single Malt has up to twenty times as much exposure to peat smoke as compared to typical Scotches. Once the grains used to craft Lagavulin Whisky have been harvested and malted, they are dried over a peat and gas fire calibrated specifically to produce Lagavulin's signature, bold flavor profile.

    Then, the grains are milled and mashed before being fermented for approximately 72 hours. Following fermentation, the whisky is distilled twice — first through a wash still for approximately five hours and then again through a spirit distill for approximately nine hours. This is the slowest distillation process of any Islay distillery and gives Lagavulin its characteristic round flavors and mellow edges.


    The smash-hit series Game of Thrones has teamed up with spirits giant Diageo, to create eight rare Scotches inspired by the royal Houses of Westeros. In honor, if the eight and final season of the Emmy-winning show each bottle tells the tale of each of the Seven Kingdoms. These iconic whiskeys serve as must-have collectibles for Game of Thrones and whiskey adorers.

    Lagavulin is one of the most legendary single malt brands and has been crafted on the shores of Islay for more than 200 years – mirroring the meticulous calculation and tenacity employed by the Lannister’s in their rise to conquer the Iron Throne.

    This single malt whiskey is a roaring single malt that recalls the Lannisters' riches and is best served neat or with a single drop of water. Characteristic Lagavulin sweet smoke explodes on the nose with a little more brine than the other expressions. The palate opens with smoked caramelized banana and heavy vanilla and burnt marshmallow which subside into a light dry, slightly salted caramel.

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    Sweet smoke on the nose with a whiff of sea breeze. The palate is smoky with notes of caramelized banana, smooth vanilla and charred marshmallow. The finish is dry and light with subtle salted caramel.
    $55.99
  5. Glenfiddich 21 Year Old Reserva Single Malt Scotch Whisky

    Proof80 (40% ABV)
    Size750mL
    In 1886, William Grant, along with the help of his nine children and a single stone mason, began construction of the Glenfiddich Distillery, situated in the Speyside region of Scotland. After a year of hard labor, the first drop of whisky fell from the distillery's copper-pot stills on Christmas Day 1887. Today, Grant's passion, determination and pioneering spirit continue to guide Glenfiddich Distillery, which is stewarded by the fifth generation of the Grant family.

    Glenfiddich Single Malt Scotch is made exclusively from malted barley, which is milled and mashed with water sourced from Robbie Dhu spring. The crystal clear spring water, which is bottled directly at the source, is incredibly pure — the distillery purchased 1,200 acres around the spring decades ago in order to protect its unique water supply. After the barley has been mashed, it is fermented in wooden fermentation tanks made of Douglas Fir. While wooden fermentation tanks are more expensive and difficult to maintain as compared to stainless steel tanks, they absorb a portion of the heat generated during fermentation, and thus, enable a slower and longer fermentation process. Following fermentation, the wash is twice-distilled through Glenfiddich's copper-pot stills (the distillery employs a craftsman onsite to tend to the stills, which are unique in shape and size) before the heart of the distillate is cut and prepared for maturation.

    Glenfiddich 21 Year Old Gran Reserva Single Malt Scotch Whisky is matured for 21 years in traditional oak casks. After its initial maturation, the whisky is double-barreled, or finished, for an additional four months in casks that were previously used to mature Caribbean rum. As a result of this finishing process, the whisky has a dark golden color, along with an aroma of figs, bananas, toffee and new leather. The aroma gives way to notes of pepper, oak, citrus, ginger and spices on the palate, and leads to a long, warming finish.

    The whisky earned the Double Gold Medal at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition in 2010, 2011 and 2013, and earned a score of 93 points from the Beverage Testing Institute. Pick up a bottle today!

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    Dark golden color, along with an aroma of figs, bananas, toffee and new leather. Notes of pepper, oak, citrus, ginger and spices on the palate. Long, warming finish
    $199.99
  6. Lagavulin Distillers Edition Single Malt Scotch Whisky

    Proof86 (43% ABV)

    NOTE:
    Vintage may vary.
    Size750mL
    Situated on the banks of Lagavulin Bay on the island of Islay, Lagavulin Distillery is one of the oldest distilleries in Scotland. Distilling took place on the banks of Lagavulin Bay as early as 1742, and by the turn of the century, there were as many as ten illicit stills operating in the area. In 1816, John Johnson founded the first legal distillery on the site, and within a year Archibald Campbell had opened a second. After Johnson's death, Alexander Graham acquired Johnston's distillery for £1,100 and eventually united the two distilleries together under the Lagavulin name. Since that time, the rich, peaty water that runs down the brown burn and through the Solan Lochs into the hills just next to Lagavulin Bay has served as the lifeblood of the distillery.

    Lagavulin Single Malt Scotch Whisky is known as one of the most intense, smoky single malt whiskies ever made — the peated barley used to create Lagavulin Single Malt has up to twenty times more exposure to peat smoke than typical Scotches. Once the grains used to craft Lagavulin Whisky have been harvested and malted, they are dried over a peat and gas fire calibrated specifically to produce Lagavulin's signature, bold flavor profile.

    The grains are then milled and mashed before being fermented for approximately 72 hours. Following fermentation, the whisky is distilled twice — first through a wash still for approximately five hours and then again through a spirit distill for approximately nine hours. This is the slowest distillation process of any Islay distillery, and gives Lagavulin its characteristic round flavors and mellow edges.

    Lagavulin Distillers Edition Single Malt Scotch Whisky is matured for 16 years in traditional, oak casks in the distillery's warehouses. During its maturation, Iain McArthur, Lagavulin warehouseman, ensures that the whisky matures evenly and consistently (McArthur has been working at the distillery for over four decades). After the whisky has matured in traditional oak casks, it is double-barreled, or finished, in casks that were previously used to mature sherry made from Pedro Ximinez grapes. Once harvested, Pedro Ximinez grapes shrivel up to a raisin-like state, which concentrates the sugars in the grape and results in a sweet wine with legendary viscosity and intensity. This double-maturation process complements the intensely smoky notes of the whisky and adds an additional layer of complexity.

    Lagavulin Distillers Edition Single Malt Scotch has an aroma of intense raisins, prunes and smoke. The initial notes are surprisingly sweet, with subtle hints of caramel, vanilla and dates that are balanced by a smoky undertone. The ever-lasting finish has deep, dark notes of red fruits and a round, bold finish.

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    Intense aroma of peaty smoke, wood spices and Earl Gray tea. Notes of peat, rich smoke and salty tang, which are balanced by subtle hints of vanilla and honeyed oak. Finish is incredible and intense, with complex notes of sweet caramel and fruits belying bolder notes of peat and smoke
    $143.99
  7. The Glenrothes 18 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky

    Proof86 (43% ABV)
    Size750mL
    Rating:
    100%
    (1)
    The Glenrothes is an award-winning single malt Scotch whisky from the town of Rothes in Speyside, Scotland’s Scotch whisky making heartland. The distillery has a storied history that dates back to 1879 – that is how long it has been crafting one of the world’s finest whisky.

    Situated adjacent to the Burn of Rothes in the Speyside region of Scotland, The Glenrothes Distillery was founded in 1879 by James Stuart, who had previously been employed at The Macallan Distillery. The distillery's history is marred by tragedy — in 1897, construction workers who were attempting to expand the capacity of the distillery started a fire that consumed much of the distillery's infrastructure and equipment. Twenty-five years later, a fire at the distillery's original warehouse caused the loss of 200,000 gallons of maturing whisky. Despite having lost ten copper-pot stills in various accidents since its founding, the Glenrothes Distillery is now a picture of harmony and tranquility.

    A combination of many factors, including slow distillation in tall copper stills and maturation in exceptional oak casks deliver expressions with their own unique personalities, underpinned by distinctive the hallmark characteristics of the distillery – ripe fruits, citrus, vanilla and an exquisite spicy finish all encased in the creamiest of textures and with a complex and well-poised balance.

    Long known for their vintage statements, this new range of whiskies is a departure from that tradition. Introducing The Glenrothes Soleo Collection. These new age statement whiskies have been released as a part of their core line up. The unrivaled quality and extraordinary character of the distillery remain the same.

    Bottled at 86 proof, The Glenrothes 18 Year Old has received 98 points, #3 in the "Top 100 Spirits of 2020 & Chairman's Trophy for Best Speyside Single Malt" by the Ultimate Spirits Challenge, 2020. In 2018 F. Paul Pacult called this scotch "The Glenrothes at its majestic peak".

    The refined character and balance of The Glenrothes 18 Year Old is impressive. It opens the experience with aromas of almonds, pear, vanilla and citrus. It is rich on the palate with a vanilla, rosewater, pear and fresh ginger, leading to an elegant finish with lingering notes. Pour a dram for after dinner or as a compliment to fine chocolate and artisanal cheese. A must try.

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    Orange oil, vanilla pods, and almonds on the nose. The palate is sweet, with ginger, rose water, pears and vanilla. The finish is sweet, spicy and slightly peppery.
    $175.99
  8. The Glenlivet 18 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky

    Proof80 (40% ABV)
    Size750mL
    Rating:
    100%
    (1)
    During the early 19th century, illegal distilleries were commonplace throughout the Speyside region of Scotland. In 1823, however, Alexander Gordon pushed the Excise Act of 1823 through Parliament. The Excise Act allowed illegal distillers throughout Scotland to apply for and obtain licenses to legally distill spirits. In 1824, a businessman named George Smith applied for one of the first licenses in the Speyside region of Scotland and opened the doors to The Glenlivet Distillery. For nearly two centuries, The Glenlivet Distillery has been producing the “single malt whisky that started it all.”

    Glenlivet Single Malt Scotch Whisky is made using barley sourced from Crisp Maltings, Portgordon (Portgordon is a village in Moray, Scotland). After the barley has been malted and mashed, it is fermented in wooden washbacks for approximately two days. The wooden washbacks used by Glenlivet are more difficult and expensive to maintain as compared to the stainless steel washbacks used by most Scottish distilleries, but impart a distinctive, floral quality to the whisky.

    After the barley has been fermented, it is distilled twice — first through Glenlivet’s wash still, and then again through Glenlivet’s spirits still. Originally designed by George Smith, the copper-pot stills have a unique, lantern-like shape, which encourages contact between the whisky and the copper. The copper strips the whisky of any impurities it may have, and provides for a lighter and more pure flavor profile.

    Following distillation, The Glenlivet Master Distiller Alan Winchester uses a variety of casks — both American and European Oak, with a combination of first- and second-fill — to age The Glenlivet 18 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky. While the first-fill American Oak adds tropical fruit notes to the whisky, the European Oak imparts a bold spiciness that creates an incredibly balanced whisky.

    As a result, The Glenlivet 18 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky has an apricot-hued appearance, along with an aroma of dried fruits — particularly mangoes — and toffee. Its palate is wonderfully balanced, with notes of ripe oranges, raisins and ginger, and leads to a phenomenal finish marked by butterscotch candy and lemon squares.

    In 2015, The Glenlivet 18 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky earned a Double Gold at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition.

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    Apricot-hued appearance, along with an aroma of dried fruits — particularly mangoes — and toffee. Palate is wonderfully balanced, with notes of ripe oranges, raisins and ginger, and leads to a phenomenal finish marked by butterscotch candy and lemon squares.
    $135.99
  9. Chapter 7 Monologue 31 Year Old Tormore 1990 Scotch Whisky

    Proof102.4 (51.2% ABV)
    Size750mL
    Chapter 7 Whisky is an Independent bottler that was founded in 2014 by Selim Evin with the goal of seeking out extraordinary casks from Scottish as well as Irish lesser known distilleries. With a name inspired by literature ― Shakespeare's As You Like It comedy, to be exact ― and Evin's malt-chasing expertise, the company soon began racking up the most prestigious awards, with their first 4 single malts averaging 91.6 points in Jim Murray's Whisky Bible. Since then they have expanded from Scotch single malts to Irish ones, as well as single grain and blended malt Scotches, with most releases being cask strength and none of them employing chill filtering or coloring.

    Chapter 7 has three series of expressions: Monologue, Anecdote, and Chronicle. The first are unique single casks, the second once-in-a-lifetime small batches or married atypical whiskies, the third has their aging reserves. This release is the 15th in the Monologue series. Distilled in 1990 at the Tormore distillery, it's a mature Speyside whisky at 31 years of age ― the oldest release from Chapter 7 yet. A part of the Chivas Brothers portfolio, Tormore single malt bottlings were few and far between. This is the second bottling of a Tormore single malt by Chapter 7, the first being a 17-year-old that received a Liquid Gold Award from the Whiskey Bible. Matured in a first-fill bourbon barrel that yielded 239 bottles, the expression was bottled at 102.4 proof.

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    The nose of this mature whisky has barley, apple, prune, mango, honey, as well as floral and nutty touches. It's mineral and fruity on the palate with grapefruit, rhubarb, barley, and wood. The finish is grassy and waxy with lingering fruit notes.
    $388.00
  10. Glenmorangie Signet Single Malt Scotch Whisky

    Proof92 (46% ABV)
    Size750mL
    Rating:
    87%
    (2)
    In 1738, a brewery was built upon Morangie Farm in the Highlands region of Scotland. A century later, William Matheson acquired the farm and equipped the Morangie brewery with two stills that he purchased second-hand, and renamed the brewery-converted-distillery Glenmorangie. Since then, Glenmorangie has produced some of the finest single malt whiskies in Scotland.

    Glenmorangie Signet Single Malt Scotch Whisky is the culmination of a "lifetime" of experimentation and innovation, says Dr. Bill Lumsden, Glenmorangie's Master of Whisky Creation. While studying Biochemistry and Cell Biology as a student at Glasgow University over 30 years ago, Lumsden began experimenting with the distillation of different varieties of malted barley that were commonly used to produce beer (the barley used to produce beer is often roasted or caramelized, while the barley used to make whisky traditionally is not).

    Glenmorangie Signet Single Malt Scotch Whisky is a marriage of whisky produced from two unique types of malted barley: Cadboll malted barley and malted chocolate barley (often used to create craft beers). The whisky produced from Cadboll malted barley, which is harvested on the rolling hills that surround Glenmorangie Distillery, contributes a creamy, vanilla flavor to Glenmorangie Signet. The chocolate barley, however, is "the heart of the recipe," says Lumsden. The high roasted chocolate malt "is tumble roasted in the same way coffee beans would be,"and as a result, contributes strong notes mocha, cacao beans and milk chocolate to the whisky.

    Once the barley has been fermented, it is distilled twice through Glenmorangie's copper-pot stills by a team of 16 distillers known as the Sixteen Men of Tain. Glenmorangie's stills are equipped with relatively small boiler pots, which increases the exposure of the whisky to the copper, resulting in a more pure flavor. In addition, the stills are nearly seventeen feet tall — the tallest of any distillery in Scotland — and as a result, produce a lighter, more refined whisky.

    Following distillation, Glenmorangie Signet is aged in a variety of different casks. While a portion of the whisky is matured in Spanish oak casks that were previously used to mature sherry, another portion is matured in new, charred oak casks. "The charred oak surface gives a very spicy, toasty style of whisky," says Lumsden. In addition, there is an "element of our oldest and rarest stocks — Glenmorangie whiskies from 35 years old through to 40 years old," he adds.

    Glenmorangie Signet Single Malt Scotch Whisky has a rich aroma of mocha, milk chocolate and tiramisu. The aroma opens up to viscous, full-bodied notes of coffee, almonds, biscotti, ginger, cinnamon and orange on the palate, and ends with a creamy vanilla finish. The whisky earned the Double Gold Medal at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition in 2009, 2010 and 2011, and earned a score of 95 points from Wine Enthusiast. In addition, it earned the Best Single Malt Scotch (no age statement) Trophy at the International Wine and Spirits Competition in 2013.

    "Glenmorangie Signet is without doubt the most unusual whisky ever produced in Scotland," says Lumsden.

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    Aroma of mocha, milk chocolate and tiramisu. Chewy, full-bodied notes of coffee, almonds, biscotti, ginger, cinnamon and orange on the palate. Finish ends with waves of creamy vanilla.
    $233.99
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We’ve rounded up the top ten Scotch whiskies you won’t want to miss. From Speyside to Islay and everything in between, get your glasses ready for this world-famous Scottish legend.

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