A BEER-LOVER on a flight took along a single can of his favourite amber nectar
- as hold luggage.
Bladnoch, near Wigtown, is in the western end of my South Scotland constituency and began producing whisky in 1817, seven years before production of our amber nectar
was even made legal in Scotland.
Cains Brewery, Stanhope Street, July 5, 7pm event Craft Beer Festival Immerse yourself in the amber nectar
and join one of Liverpool's venues for their very own Craft Beer Festival.
Actor David Hayman reckons Scotland's amber nectar
could be the key to a successful independent Scotland.
Thanks to the popularity of whisky, otherwise known as the 'water of life' (an English corruption from the name uisge beatha given by the ancient Celts), more than 99 million cases were exported last year (according to The Scotch Whisky Association) with 115 distilleries producing this amber nectar
and 33 bottles shipped overseas every second.
The amber nectar
is far more important than paging through my dusty folders at that time of the day.
It kicks off with the Beer Fleet Parade that brings the amber nectar
from Truro to Falmouth - and fuels one-off events such as a screening of Captain Phillips on the King Harry Ferry and an open-water swim from Pendennis Castle to St Mawes.
Now Bernd Herbrich, manager of the beer emporium, intends to put up his own to inform customers that they are buying a slice of history along with their amber nectar
Eventually becoming the giant Southcorp wine business, it was bought out by Amber Nectar
beer monster Fosters in the mid-1990s only to be demerged into Treasury in May 2011.
It's certainly not just to be patriotic but the amber nectar
distilled in the Brecon Beacons is regarded by aficionados of whisky as one of the best examples of this style of whisky.
Refuelling with some liquid refreshment is generally not that scintillating compared to when it's taking place down the pub with a spot of the old amber nectar
SAB chief executive Graham Mackay said Melbourne-based Foster's, which is best known for the amber nectar
advertisements, has a long-standing and proud reputation as one of the leading companies in Australia.
While downing half a dozen pints of amber nectar
in the battle cruiser the other night, Each-Way Ernie piped up that Paul Hanagan would be champion jockey this season.
Although beer takes centre stage in the festivities, Brussels has many other diversions for tourists not tempted by the amber nectar
6 per cent volume growth for Foster's as the Amber Nectar
benefited from a relaunch.