Annandale Distillery. Established in 1836 and closing in 1918, this lowland distillery reopened it's doors and sprung back into action in 2014 producing scotch whisky after a 90 year break. Traditional chimney stack and pagoda roof, tie in the history of the buildings with the impressive, modern redevelopment. The Washbacks and Stills share an open plan room. Clean, crisp and bright room is in contrast to many darker, dustier and settled distillery counterparts. The Mash Tun. Where the grain and the water meet and mingle. This is where heating this mixture produces the sugars from the broken down barley grain's starch. From 'porridge' to a hot sugary liquid called Wort, this is drained and collected where it then moves to the wash-backs for fermentation. #scotch #whisky #lowland #whiskey #lostdistillery #founddistillery #annandale #distillerytour RT @malthound: Glendronach 25 Year Old Grandeur Batch #7 at The Whisky Barrel –... https://t.co/5xOvGXmp9L @WhiskyBarrel https://t.co/SkAT…

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26 Feb 2014

Suntory 2013 Collection Yamazaki & Hakushu

Posted by Alastair in New Products

The Suntory 2013 Collections have arrived at The Whisky Barrel. 2013 marked the 90th anniversary of Yamazaki whiskey Distillery, Japan's first commercial distillery, opened in 1923.

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Yamazaki Distillery, located in Shimamoto, has released four whiskey expressions exclusive to Europe.

Buy - Yamazaki Puncheon 2013 / 48%

Buy - Yamazaki Bourbon Barrel 2013 / 48%

Buy - Yamazaki Sherry Cask 2013 / 48%

Buy - Yamazaki Mizanara 2013 / 48%

Hakushu Distillery, located in forests of Mt. Kaikomagatake, has released two whiskey expressions exclusive to Europe.

Buy - Hakushu Heavily Peated 2013 / 48%

Buy Hakushu Sherry Cask 2013 / 48%

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