Deanston distillery is about to hit small screens in a model new sequence on Amazon Prime known as ‘The Three Drinkers’, with the highland single malt launching the primary episode of the sequence, which can premiere on Monday 26th November. This four-part sequence explores the enigmatic world of Scotch Whisky, with the three presenters travelling throughout Scotland to have a look behind the scenes of a few of our favorite drams.
Introduced by a trio of wine and spirits specialists, Colin Hampden-White, Helena Nicklin and Aidy Smith, the intrepid explorers uncover numerous finds on their travels to share with viewers, offering a enjoyable and academic perception into whisky for newcomers and aficionados alike.
Deanston village, the house of the distillery has been industrious since its authentic inception as a cotton mill again in 1785. It then underwent a interval of reinvention and was reworked right into a whisky distillery in 1967, that industrious and progressive spirit has continued by means of the centuries to the current day. The distillery’s progressive nature was evident from the very starting when it used the water from the neighbouring River Teith to generate its personal vitality, which it nonetheless produces at present.
Within the first episode Deanston’s lead blender and broadly revered whisky knowledgeable, Dr Kirsty McCallum, discusses the distinctive and complicated improvement of the distillery’s most authentic core vary expression – Deanston Natural.
Commenting on Deanston’s natural single malt, Dr Kirsty McCallum, Lead Blender at Deanston, stated:
“We’re actually pleased with our founders’ entrepreneurial spirit, and we hold that alive by developing with progressive concepts that carry one thing completely different to the ever-growing Scotch Whisky market.
“Our natural expression has been developed over a few years with a variety of trial and error to seek out what works greatest, like ageing in virgin oak casks for instance. Having the ability to say that we’re producing a 100% natural whisky in a distillery that’s so in tune with its environment is a implausible achievement, that we couldn’t have completed with out the fervour and dedication that’s embedded in Deanston’s historical past, and naturally, practised by the entire staff at present.”
Lately graded at gold degree in Inexperienced Enterprise Tourism Scheme, Deanston continues to scale back its environmental influence by means of the usage of domestically sourced elements, vitality, water and waste discount in addition to being absolutely self-sufficient for electrical energy wants by means of two authentic hydro-powered mills designed by Aston Martin’s David Brown.
Stuffed with heritage, Deanston has secured many accolades for its spirit over time, from trade gongs to the massive display. It was chosen as the proper filming location for Ken Loach’s Hollywood film, ‘Angels Share’ in 2012 and in addition featured in international TV phenomenon, Outlander in 2016.
Oliver Stuart, World Advertising Supervisor, Distell Malts, stated:
“The Three Drinkers have created an thrilling new travelogue with a twist – we’re delighted to be concerned with the sequence and the staff behind it.
“We’re all shifting to watching programmes and media-on-demand. This progressive new sequence goals to make whisky related to new audiences and Amazon Prime offers a brand new platform for Deanston to be highlighted to customers in key markets such because the UK and US.
“Deanston is the proper match for the programme, as not solely can we produce some actually fascinating merchandise like our 15 12 months previous natural, however stylistically we’re additionally very accessible for newcomers to the world of single malt whisky. The sunshine, candy notes that come by means of on all the vary are delicate on the palate, providing a mild introduction for these much less skilled, but additionally one thing a little bit bit completely different for these extra accustomed to single malt whisky.”
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