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The Scottish mainland is surrounded by a multitude of islands. These are home to a variety of excellent distilleries. From north to south these are the Orkneys, Isle of Mull, Jura, Arran, Islay Isle of Skye and, of course, but that is treated separately because of their special status. In their harsh climate they produce rich, full-bodied whiskys. The barley is kilned over peat fires and mostly the salt air with their marine flavors leaves its mark on the long storage. Even sherry casks are hardly against the root. The character, however, varies from very smoky and maritime (Talisker) to a character of Highland (Highland Park).
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