Deanston 18 Year Bourbon Cask Finish Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Deanston Single Malt Whisky is made using Scottish-grown barley that is grown without the use of pesticides or chemicals. After the barley is mashed and fermented in an 11-ton open-topped mash tun — the only one of its kind in Scotland — it is twice distilled through Deanston's copper pot stills. The stills are equipped with a sloping lyne arm and boiler ball, which helps ensure a lighter and smoother Whisky.
Following distillation, Deanston 18 Year Old Bourbon Cask Finish Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky is aged for nearly two decades in the cellars of the former cotton mill. The cellars maintain a constant temperature and humidity, causing Whisky expert Jim Murray to remark that “Deanston is a cathedral to Whisky maturation. In fact, with its gloriously vaulted ceiling, you would swear you were in a crypt.” After its initial beautyrest, the Whisky is finished in first-fill bourbon casks sourced from the United States, which contribute notes of charred wood and honey to the Whisky.