DEANSTON Virgin Oak
DEANSTON Virgin Oak. Crafted by hand, this Deanston is first matured in ex-bourbon cask form a family run cooperage in Kentucky. A delightfully sweet taste, evoking memories of candied fruits and vanilla, toffee, balanced with heather honey and a lightly spiced, oaky finish. It is crafted by hand, this Deanston is first matured in ex-bourbon casks from a family run cooperage in Kentucky, creating its subtle but zesty character, the golden spirit is then finished in Virgin Oak casks, adding subtle spicy aromas. This Highland single malt is aged initially in ex-bourbon and then finished in new, American oak barrels. There is no age statement, but the whisky is between 6-8 years old and is un-chill-filtered. It is bottled at 92.6 proof.
DEANSTON is one of a community and the many people who have made it what it is today. Brought together by a shared craft, the inhabitants of Deanston have spent many decades inspiring a commitment to innovation, authentic craftsmanship and community spirit. The story of our Distillery has inspired us, in the production of our many Single Malts, and the hand crafted techniques which give Deanston the fresh, honeyed sweetness it’s known for.
Our story begins with the opening of a cotton mill, known at the time as Adelphi. Chosen for its location on the banks of the River Teith, the mill would provide the perfect setting for an innovative new community of craftsmen. The Deanston Cotton Mill opened its doors. Designed by one of the fathers of the industrial revolution, Richard Arkwright, Deanston was at the forefront of new beginnings as Scotland moved from agriculture to industrialisation. Deanston Distillery proudly opened its doors to its brand new Visitor Centre. From tours and tastings, to exclusive limited editions, this new tourist attraction has allowed the distillery to share its fascinating story with the world.
To celebrate Deanston’s worldwide success and long history at the heart of the community, the packaging has been enhanced to highlight its premium craftsmanship and rich heritage.