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Adult Candy: Scotch & Chocolate for Burns Night - Daily Beast

Just in case you were looking for an excuse to eat decadent treats between the holidays and Valentine's Day, chocolatiers across the country are offering a sweet and boozy way to celebrate Burns Night. The holiday, which is tonight and commemorates the ...and more »

Burns Night celebrates the wrong Scottish poet - The Guardian (blog)

The bard honoured on 25 January was a fine writer, but he also treated women appallingly. I can think of at least one other Scots author more worthy of a national festival. Wed 25 Jan 2017 07.42 EST Last modified on Thu 22 Feb 2018 09.29 EST. Share on ...and more »

The private life of Robert Burns - OUPblog (blog)

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Where to Find Whiskey and Haggis on Burns Night - Eater DC

Local bars and restaurants are breaking out their best Scotch and bagpipes this week to celebrate the life of Scotland's national poet, Robbie Burns. Thursday, January 25 is the bard's birthday, and it has become one of those excuses-to-drink holidays ...and more »

The Perfect Excuse to Drink Scotch: Burns Night - Daily Beast

There exist only a few of what I would call “secular hymns” that are commonly sung. Stephen Foster's “My Old Kentucky Home,” gurgled out in half-remembered words by the small city of whiskey-spilling gamblers assembled at Churchill Downs every year for ...and more »

US haggis ban remains in place with millions to miss out on Burns Night original - Scottish Daily Record

More than 10million American Scots have had their hopes of enjoying authentic haggis on Burns Night dashed. Many were looking forward to tucking in to our national dish after the US agreed to lift their 45-year ban on the delicacy. But while the ...and more »

Haggis, neeps and tatties: Burns Night explained - euronews

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5 Bottles of Scotch for Burns Night - Paste Magazine

Tonight, January 25th, people all around the country will raise a dram to celebrate Burns Night, a holiday that, if you are not Scottish or love all things Scottish like whisky, you might not even be aware exists. Burns Night has actually been ...and more »

Blended Whiskies to Drink on Burns Night - Food & Wine

Don't be snobbish about blended whiskies. Here's why they can be so great—and a few bottles to try. Henry Jeffreys. January 24, 2017. January 25 is Burns Night, Scotland's annual feast to celebrate its greatest poet, Robert Burns. Whisky is an ...and more »

Raise a glass to Robert Burns on Burns Night - Mother Nature Network (blog)

If you've ever sung "Auld Lang Syne" on New Year's Eve, you're familiar with at least one poem by Scottish poet Robert Burns. We only sing the first verse and the chorus of his famous work, but we do it every year on Dec. 31. And there's much more to ...and more »