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    Meet the Mother of a Hot New Scotch

    Does this old drink need a new vibe? Carin Luna-Ostaseski was a San Francisco app developer when she tasted her first 14-year-old Oban. It was love at first sip, and after a Kickstarter campaign and a meeting with a master blender in Scotland, she’s now the CEO of SIA Scotch Whisky and the first American woman to blend her own successful scotch. And with SIA beating Oban 14 in this year’s Ultimate Spirits Challenge, she’s well on her way to infusing “modern, sexy appeal” into a stodgy old spirit.

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