p2pnet news view | Cool:- Scots call it uisge beatha — the water of life.
In Nova Scotia, they call it Glen Breton.
And the Scotch Whisky Association doesn’t like it.
The name, that is.
It might make people who buy a bottle think it was made in Scotland, they say.
But, a “special bottle of Glen Breton” was uncorked yesterday to, “celebrate the end of a nine-year legal battle between Glenora Distillers and the Scotch Whisky Association,” says the Cape Breton Post, going on:
“The distillery was toasting a judgement from the Supreme Court of Canada that allowing Glenora’s single-malt whisky, Glen Breton, to be registered under the Trademarks Act of Canada.”
“We met them in the glen. Now comes the end of the day, and that glen is ours,” it has Lauchie MacLean, president of Glenora, stating.
As Robbie Burn wrote, “And we`ll tak a cup o` kindness yet, for auld lang syne …”
Cape Breton Post – Glenora wins whisky ‘brew-haha’, June 12, 2009
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