Deanston is housed in a former cotton mill in the central Highlands that dates back to the late eighteenth century. The buildings were converted in to a distillery in 1966. It was acquired by Invergordon in 1972, but ceased production in 1982 and was mothballed until 1990, when it was bought and re-opened by Burn Stewart Distillers. About 15% ... Read More »
A relaunch in fancy packaging for Burn Stewart's Deanston single malt, previously famous as the whisky used in the much-missed Wallace whisky liqueur. Trivia snitched from the Malt Whisky Yearbook: Deanston is the only distillery in Scotland that is self-sustaining for electricity, being equipped with a dam and a turbine.
A Hunter Laing, Old Malt Cask bottling of 1996 vintage whisky from Deanston in the southern Highlands. Distilled in April and bottled almost exactly 18 years in April 2014, this whisky is packed with much darker flavours than its light colour suggests, thanks to its maturation in a refill sherry butt.
Old Bannockburn was the name given to the single malt distilled at Deanston in the 1960s and 1970s, before the ownership changed and the Deanston name itself began to be used. We estimate this was bottled in the 1980s and comes in a classic rectangular shaped bottle.
A 1977 vintage Scotch Malt Whisky Society bottling of Deanston - the 2nd cask they released. This was distilled just 3 years after the first single malt carrying the Deanston name was released and 5 years before the distillery closed for 9 years (1982-1991).