Deanston 2013 Recharred Hogshead Matured 57.8%
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Deanston 2013 Recharred Hogshead Matured 57.8% whisky was specially selected by our blending team for our member's Winter 2021 single cask release. A classic Deanston matured in a recharred hogshead. This very limited release encapsulates the very best of the influence of bourbon wood on our spirit with a spicy festive hint.
Tasting Notes for Deanston 2013 Recharred Hogshead Matured 57.8%
Colour - Light straw
Nose - Fresh green apples with pears, tropical fruit, vanilla, nectar and hints of sweet oak
Palate - Sweet and malty with a creamy hint of milk chocolate, ginger, buttered pastry and apple jelly bean
Finish - A classic Deanston finish - smooth and lingering with honey, herbal notes and cinnamon spice
Our home is far from the quaint Highland distilleries that may come to mind when you think about whisky in Scotland. Formerly a bustling cotton mill that in its heyday employed 1500 people, the building and community of Deanston were facing uncertainty when it closed for good in 1965… enter our founder; Brodie Hepburn.
Our founder, Brodie Hepburn, is far from your average founder. A true pioneer, he saw huge potential in the battered old cotton mill, where others only saw challenges. He saw potential in the river Teith, with water soft enough for whisky, and the strength to power a community. He saw the people of Deanston town, with the passion and honest work ethic to become true whisky makers. Hepburn’s took a risk and it paid off. The old cotton mill was transformed into a place perfect for whisky making.
We source only the finest Scottish Barley, close in proximity to our distillery, in partnership with local farmers. It’s not the norm to only use Scottish barley, but it’s important to us. We use traditional, hands-on methods and fermentation that takes far longer, because it’s the right thing to do, transforming the grain into the waxy, soft, smooth highland single malt we’re known for.
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