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Robert Burns Arran Single Malt (Scotland)


Independent distiller Isle of Arran, patron of the World Burns Federation, is the only whisky-maker to use the poet's image. Though he spent no time on Arran and had no connection with this producer, founded in the 1990s, he was born not far away, in Ayrshire on the west coast. There's a pronounced note of pear here, followed by vanilla, honey-lemon tea and soda bread. A delicate dram for early evening. $56.99 in British Columbia, $54.98 in Saskatchewan, $39.55 in Newfoundland.

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Beppi Crosariol writes about wine and spirits in the Globe Life and Style sections.He has been The Globe's wine and spirits columnist for more than 10 years. In the late 1990s, he also wrote a food trends column called The Biting Edge.Beppi used to cover business law for ROB and previously edited the paper's weekly technology section. More


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