Top 10 Scottish spirits that aren’t Scotch

23rd January, 2017 by Amy Hopkins


In 2016, the team behind Edinburgh’s renowned Bramble bar launched the “first” white rum distilled on Scottish soil under their new firm, Boilermaker Drinks Company. Imported sugarcane molasses fermented for four weeks using Champagne yeast is distilled at Oglivy Spirits to make Seawolf. While Dark Matter Rum, a spiced variant, was the first rum made in Scotland, Seawolf is the first white rum to be distilled in the country. The brand takes its name from the Native American term for killer whales, which can be found around the Scottish coastline.

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