RUSH Drummer Shows His Appreciation To Whisky Producer

According to Scotsman.com, RUSH drummer Neil Peart recently sent the employees of The Edrington Group, producer of the number-one-selling brand of Scotch Whisky in Scotland, stocking-filling goodies as a sign of appreciation for his visit to Glasgow earlier this year.

The band played a sell-out concert in Glasgow a few months ago and Edrington presented a bottle of The Macallan Fine Oak 15-year-old single malt to Neil to celebrate his birthday.

Neil, or "the Professor" as he is referred to, is a fan of The Macallan and makes regular references to it in his book "Ghost Rider" and the more recently-released "Travelling Music" and thousands of RUSH fans have become devotees of the brand.

The Professor was much taken with the warm gesture in Glasgow and, on his return to North America, sent a package of "goodies" to the company, including signed CDs, pictures and other memorabilia.

These have now been distributed amongst RUSH fans who work for the distiller.

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