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Deanston Distillery in Doune
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Deanston is one of the youngest distilleries in Scotland 85 percent of the produce is used for blended whiskies Deanston 12 Year old Single Malt
 

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Here we have listed 12 distilleries in the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park and near Stirling and those that are not further than 50 miles away from the Park. Most distilleries offer tours where you can learn how to create this popular drink and taste the results of the process at the end of the tour. If you would like to learn some basics about Scotch Whisky please click here.

 

Links Back to Main Whisky Pages
Whisky Home Page | 12 Local Whisky Distilleries | Whisky Lovers Trail
Below are the main Whisky Distilleries in and around the National Park. Please Click on their image to visit their information page.
Auchentoshan Distillery in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park Blair Athol Distillery in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park Ben Nevis Distillery in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park Dalwhinnie Distillery in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park Click for Whisky Trail page
Deanston Distillery in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park Aberfeldy Distillery in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park Edradour Distillery in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park Glendoyne Distillery in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park
Glenturret Distillery in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park Loch Lomond Distillery in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park Oban Distillery in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park

Tullibardine Distillery in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park

Deanston Distillery (Burn Stewart)

Whisky Types:Single Malts & Blended Whiskies

Typical Taste:Round, sweet, fruity, citrus, sour apples, toffee, vanilla & honey

 

Deanston Distillery is situated in Perthshire just outside the village of Doune and was originally a cotton mill that has been converted. Opened in 1965, Deanston Distillery started with its first production in 1966. This makes the distillery one of the youngest in Scotland. Nowadays, Burn Stewart Distillers Ltd owns the distillery which is part of an internation conglomerate. Deanston Distillery produces its own energy by using turbines at a dam in River Teith a few miles from the distillery. Also the water used for the whisky is also from the River Teith.

 

About 15% of the whisky production is single malt and the other 85% is used for blends and malt liqueur. Some of the blends are “Scottish Leader” and “Black Bottle”. Other products that use Deanston Malt Whisky are “Drumgray Highland Cream Liqueur” and “Wallace Single Malt Liqueur”. The Highland Malt Whiskies are all un-chilled filtered and bottled at a strength of 46.3%.

 

Deanston Malt is relatively difficult to find. The most popular whiskies are Deanston Whisky 12 year old and Deanston Virgin Oak. The 12 year old whisky is round and sweet, fruity with flavours of citrus, sour apples as well as toffee, vanilla and honey.

 

Deanston distillery have recently opened and new Cafe, "The Coffee Bothy" with a good range of coffee and snacks and also have a great range of interesting tours on offer to visitors which they recommend are pre-booked to avoid dissapointment.

Deanston distillery can be reached easily as it is only a few miles west of Stirling in the village of Doune. Tours can be pre-booked by contacting the distillery directly by e-mail or phone.

 

Whiskies:

 

  • Deanston Virgin Oak - Fruity, caramel, honey and vanilla
  • Deanston 12 Year Old - Soft, caramel, honey and vanilla
  • Deanston 17 Year Old - Creamy toffy, barley, orange, hints of ginger
  • Deanston 1967 - Creamy, honey, barley and walnut
  • Deanston 10 Year Old 1992 - Ginger, malt and honey

 

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Open for pre-booked tours. For Distillery contact information please Click Here

 

Deanston Map

To enlarge the map click on the link below and you can see all Distilleries and Whisky Friendly Venues in and around Stirling and The Loch Lomond and the Trossachs.

 


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Links Back to Main Whisky Pages
Whisky Home Page | 12 Local Whisky Distilleries | Whisky Lovers Trail

Below are the main Whisky Distilleries in and around the National Park. Please Click on their image to visit their information page.
Auchentoshan Distillery in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park Blair Athol Distillery in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park Ben Nevis Distillery in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park Dalwhinnie Distillery in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park Click for Whisky Trail page
Deanston Distillery in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park Aberfeldy Distillery in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park Edradour Distillery in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park Glengoyne Distillery in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park
Glenturret Distillery in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park Loch Lomond Distillery in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park Oban Distillery in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park

Tullibardine Distillery in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park

 

 
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