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Scotch: Frequently Asked Questions

Where is Hop Scotch held?

The event is held at the Fremont Studios, which is located at 155 N. 35th St., Seattle, WA 98103, in the heart of Fremont. The event is close to a large selection of restaurants, bars, and shopping. Click here for directions

What are Scotch-Irish?

A majority of Irish people who emigrated to America in the 18th century were Protestants from Ulster. Most of these, in turn, were descendants of settlers brought in from Scotland from the 17th century during the so called plantation of Ulster. (Being Protestant, it was believed they would prove more loyal than the troublesome Irish. ) "Scotch-Irish" usually refers to those emigrants or to their descendants. ...

Who are the Scotch-Irish?

majority of Irish people who emigrated to America in the 18th century were Protestants from Ulster. Most of these, in turn, were descendants of settlers brought in from Scotland from the 17th century during the so called plantation of Ulster. (Being Protestant, it was believed they would prove more loyal than the troublesome Irish. ) "Scotch-Irish" usually refers to those emigrants or to their descendants. ...

Does it work on Scotch Broom?

On a very small plant, yes it will have an effect. However once the plant has developed its external “bark” the steam cannot penetrate effectively enough for any real results.

When was the first Scotch produced?

"Eight bolls of malt to Friar John Cor wherewith to make aqua vitae" The entry above appeared in the Exchequer Rolls as long ago as 1494 and appears to be the earliest documented record of distilling in Scotland. This was sufficient to produce almost 1500 bottles, and it becomes clear that distilling was already a well-established practice. Legend has it St Patrick introduced distilling to Ireland in the fifth century AD and the secrets traveled with the Dalriadic Scots when they arrived in Kintyre around AD500. ...

Do you have Scotch pine ?

Scotch Pine grow mostly in the eastern part of the country but we have Monterey Pine, which looks very similar and smells great.

Are your fabrics scotch-guarded?

We don’t treat our fabrics with any chemicals which tend to break down the fibers. Most of our fabrics are high end, stain-resistant micro fibers that are easily cleanable. If you are going to treat it, we recommend trying a test spot (somewhere hidden) before doing it yourself.

What is a "scotch and threat" that Fred orders in the Rovers?

This is explained, together with many other regular unusual Corrie sayings, on the FAQ page . (Although opinions vary as to whether the "threat" is indeed a little water, or NO water at all. )

How many Scotch Whiskies are there?

,234. Actually nobody knows! It could be five times that and there is no way of counting them. Consider the number of small brands (like our own Loch Fyne), supermarket brands, specific market (duty-free) brands which come and go and the task is impossible and pointless. Loch Fyne Whiskies has a most comprehensive range of UK available malts with examples from about 120 distilleries. There are currently about 80 open and working; others are either mothballed, closed or demolished. ...

What types of Scotch whisky are there?

There are four types of Scotch whisky; malt whisky, grain whisky, blended whisky and blended malt whisky. To be called Scotch whisky, each type has to be matured for a minimum of three years.

Does Hop Scotch accept credit cards or checks?

We accept credit cards as well as cash for payment of admission. We do not accept checks.

Where does the term Scotch Whisky come from?

The Gaelic " usquebaugh ", meaning " Water of Life ", phonetically became "usky" and then "whisky" in English. However it is known - Scotch Whisky, Scotch, or Whisky (or whiskey in Ireland and the USA), it has captivated a global market. Scotland has internationally protected the term "Scotch". For a whisky to be labelled Scotch it has to be produced in Scotland. If it is to be called Scotch, it cannot be produced in England, Wales, Ireland, America or anywhere else. ...

How do your waiting lists work at Scotch College?

When a prospective student applies for admission to Scotch, his details are entered on our waitlist. Two years prior to entry at Year 1, and three years prior to entry at Year 3, 6 and 8 our Admissions Office will contact the family to confirm interest in a place at Scotch College. The parents/guardian completes a confirmation form indicating their interest. Positions are then allocated in order of the date of application. ...

Does every student have the opportunity to attend Scotch College?

Scotch College has an open-enrolment policy, and all students are welcome to attend. Receipt of an application does not guarantee entry to the College and all places are allocated strictly in the order of the application date.

Why did Fred Elliot ask for a "Scotch and threat" in the Rovers ?

He's asking for his whisky with just the slightest hint (a threat) of water

Does the offer include all variations of Scotch® Magic™ Tape?

No, the offer excludes Scotch® Magic™ Tape bought in conjunction with a dispenser or in a dispenser pack (unless otherwise stated).

Where are Scotch-Brite products available?

A formidable distribution network across India ensures that Scotch-Brite products are easily available – the neighbourhood grocery store, convenience stores, supermarkets, hypermarkets – well, almost all around you.

Does it help to use scotch guard?

Yes. Applying a carpet protector can lengthen the life of your carpets by preventing soil from adhering to your carpet by forming a protective coating to carpet fivers. Spills can be removed before absorbing into carpet fibers and most dirt and soils remain on top of carpets making them easier to vacuum.

What are hot rates Hotels in Scotch Corner?

Hot Rate Hotels are special discounted room rates that are designated by a SAVE or HOT icon. We book a high volume at these hotels to be able to negotiate lower rates than are generally offered to the public. When you book a Hot Rate hotel in Scotch Corner, you can be confident you are getting a great deal as they are backed by our Best Rate Guarantee. Prepaid reservations allow hotels in Scotch Corner to extend their deepest discounts. ...

What are the cancellation policies for Hotels in Scotch Corner?

Cancellation policies vary from each hotel and are implemented by hotels to avoid holding a room available for a guest who will not use it. If you do not cancel your reservation within the allotted cancellation period, the hotel will charge a penalty (usually one night's room charge plus tax) to the credit card provided to reserve the room. Please be sure to review the cancellation policy for your hotel carefully during the booking process. ...

What is a single malt Scotch whisky?

A single malt Scotch whisky is produced in Scotland, at one distillery, using malted barley, distilled in a pot still and matured in Scotland for a minimum of three years.

Can Scotch morning rolls be eaten in the afternoon?

Yes, I've heard of people eating them in the afternoon and even in the evening without any adverse effects at all.

What about french/scotch broom infestation control?

Eradicating Scotch Broom requires multiple treatments. Mature broom is removed via soil jet and hand removal. A follow-up treatment in necessary while the scotch seed bank is in germination. Follow-up treatments are applied as needed to achieve full control and eradication.

Where can I find Scotch-Brite products?

Scotch-Brite products can be found almost anywhere— grocery stores, discount stores, club stores, drug stores.

How are Scotch-Brite scrub sponges made?

The sponge is made of ground wood pulp; the scouring surface of nylon fiber.

Is burning Scotch Broom the best way to get rid of it?

As long as it has been pulled out of the ground first. We recommend the Pull-Pile-Burn. If you have the room on your property you should designate one area for burning broom. This ensures the destruction of the seeds. Be considerate of your neighbours and burn a hot fire that produces little to no smoke. We suggest using a couple of old wooden pallets, that are readily available in most commercial areas, and a leaf blower to keep the fire burning hot. ...

Why did early Scotch lovers go to see the barber?

Scotland's great Renaissance king, James IV (1488-1513) was fond of 'ardent spirits'. When the king visited Dundee in 1506, the treasury accounts record a payment to the local barber for a supply of aqua vitae for the king's pleasure. The reference to the barber is not surprising. In 1505, the Guild of Surgeon Barbers in Edinburgh was granted a monopoly over the manufacture of aqua vitae - a fact that reflects the spirits perceived medicinal properties as well as the medicinal talents of the barbers. ...

What is Genuine Land-Rover Scotch? And how do you make it?

In the late sixties, Land-Rover offered a PCV/PTO driven whiskey still. Simply mount the still in place of the air filter, route the filler neck hose to the still. Fill the sump with water and the grain of your choice. After a few hundred miles, attach the hose from the PTO driven pump to the still and out comes glorious Genuine Land-Rover Scotch. I've seen it in action and "boy, let me tell you" that is a damn fine product! Just call Bruce at DAP and ask him for one. ...

Can I buy Scotch? ( question from father-in-law)

Yes, there are modern supermarkets with a wide range of goods. There is also a vegetable market in the centre of town, selling locally grown products.

How can I check if the cattle I've bought are all scotch assured?

Log on to the QMS website , select member's directory and then PGI status checker . Enter the holding number from the passport and this will confirm membership status. Alternatively, you can contact SFQC and a member of staff will be happy to help.
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