GreatDrams Deanston 11 Year Old
Key Facts About This Whisky
Range: Single Cask Series
Founders: Greg and Kirsty Dillon
Region: Highlands, Scotland
Age: 11 years old
Distilled: September 2009
Bottled: October 2021
Cask type: A single ex-bourbon cask
Alcohol by Volume: 48.2%
Bottled: Natural colour and without chill filtration
Outturn: 200 bottles
Bottle Size: 500ml
About GreatDrams Deanston
Deanston is one of the greenest distilleries in Scotland. Expect notes of smooth, silky vanilla intertwined with subtle fruits, spicy honey and a creamy mouthfeel too from this excellent release by GreatDrams.
The Deanston Distillery is located on the site of an old cotton mill in the Highlands of Scotland. It operated from 1785 until 1966 as the demise of the cotton trade heralded the site being converted into a distillery and production of single malt whisky starts. The design of the still room means that the four unique pot stills and their upwards-sloping lyne arms and boiling balls help give the whisky its light character.
Deanston is one of the greenest distilleries in Scotland. Its power is generated by a turbine house which processes up to 20 million litres of water an hour. Any excess electricity is sold to the National Grid, making it the only self-sustaining distillery in Scotland for electricity.
Producing 3 million litres of spirit a year, and maturing 35,000 casks on-site in dunnage and racking warehousing, Deanston uses only Scottish-grown barley. In 2000 it was one of the first distilleries in Scotland to start producing organic whisky.
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