The Germans are good at many things. Except maybe small talk and quitting smoking—and now, whiskey names. The Scotch Whisky Association recently won its six-year legal battle against a Stuttgart-area distillery, The Drinks Business reports.
At issue: the handle of Waldornbrennerei’s single malt, Glen Buchenbach. A Hamburg court ruled that the word “glen” could dupe consumers into believing the drink hails from Scotland—even with all that German on the label. Back to the Zeichenbrett, guys.