Deanston was founded in 1965 by the company Deanston Distillery Co. Ltd. .. It is housed in a former cotton weaving mill built in 1785 by architect Richard Arkwright. Whiskey production begins next year and the first Scotch whiskey is sold in 1971. It is sold under the name of Old Bannockburn.
Delicate, fine malt, with herbaceous notes of dried fruits (nuts) and dried hay.
On the palate, the attack is elegant, even if it does not lack power, with a solid and well malted. But there are also some fresh herb or minty.
The finish is long, both aperitif but also thanks to a nourishing aromatic power. What do hear a little music in the vast countryside well malts orchestra ...
Separation "administrative" between Highlans Lowlands and dates back to the late 18th century as a kind of legalization before the time of the illegal distillers Highlands. They then had the right to use stills smaller musts less concentrated than their counterparts in the Lowlands, but in return, they were not allowed to export their malts! This undoubtedly explains the retention of the Highlands malts with much more Typicity.