Daily News: Scotland is Drinking More, Japan is Drinking Less and the Mysterious Fate of 1,400 Bottles of Wine

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Your daily dose of news and happenings from around the drink-o-sphere:

– While Scots are drinking more than ever, Japanese drinking is on the decline.

– The fate of 1,400 bottles of rare wine rests in the hands of one—hopefully kind—Pennsylvanian judge.

– Construction workers in Scotland have dug up a 121-year-old bottle of whisky.

– Finally, one brewer has combined two of our favorite things: beer and bourbon.

[Photo: Flickr/Robert Scoble]

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