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Craft Brewing Since Before Craft Brewing Was Cool: A Look at Harviestoun's Ola Dubh

Rich, delicious, quaffable black ales - this is Harviestoun Brewery's wheelhouse. Actually, all things craft is their wheelhouse, putting out everything from stouts and porters to golden and pale ales and even a low alcohol line. Winning awards is just what they do, and they've been doing it since 1983 when many of today's craft beer enthusiasts were wee twinkles in their parents' eyes.But what makes the Ola Dubh (Gaelic for black oil) series particularly special is Harviestoun's collaboration with the award-winning Highland Park Distillery. This series of barrel-aged ales is the first to be brewed with provenance in mind - resting in malt whisky barrels from a named distillery with traceable casks and numbered bottles. Harviestoun uses their classic Old Engine...

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Easy Cranberry White Wine Spritzer

  A little sweet, a little tart, a pop of color - what's not to love? Try out this easy cranberry white wine spritzer (we recommend using Starborough Sauvignon Blanc) to liven up your Friday night soirées and Sunday brunches. Cheers!   What you'll need:- 3 parts white wine (Starborough Sauvignon Blanc recommended)- 1 part cranberry juice or cranberry juice cocktail- 1 part club soda- whole fresh cranberries (garnish, optional)- mint, rosemary, or basil (garnish, optional) How to do it:1. Mix white wine and cranberry juice in pitcher or serving bowl2. When ready to serve, fill a tall cocktail glass half full with ice, splash a little (or a lottle, it's your cocktail) club soda, pour in pre-mixed white wine cranberry...

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