Credit: Waldornbrennerei
Credit: Waldornbrennerei

Language barrier: Scotland 1, German whiskey 0

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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.

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