Pinsteps. Title: Deanston Distillery: From Mill to Whisky – A Journey into the Heart of Scottish Tradition and Craftsmanship
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Deanston Distillery, located in a scenic corner of Scotland, is more than just a whisky distillery steeped in rich history and unique traditions.

Once a mill powered by water wheels for 118 years, it has undergone significant transformations. The turbine house contained water wheels, two of which, named Samson and Hercules, were erected in the 1850s. These wheels symbolized industrial development and technological progress, boasting a combined total of 300 horsepower.

Distinctive nuances and traditions mark the whisky production at Deanston Distillery. Barrels for whisky are left outside without fear of heavy rain. When the wood gets wet, it swells, strengthening the joints between the barrel's staves. A tour of the distillery allows visitors to learn about the grain milling process and unique fermentation for three hours and even see barrels where whisky is aged up to forty years.

The tour concludes with tasting various types and ages of Deanston whisky. Suppose you are driving and cannot participate in the tasting. In that case, you will be poured a portion to take away, ensuring you don't miss the opportunity to appreciate this distinctive Scottish whisky.

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From Stirling Castle to Killin: Whisky, Wilderness, and Wonders – A Scottish Adventure through Deston, Devil's Pulpit, and the Three Lakes of Jul 14, 2023

Embark on a captivating journey through the heart of Scotland, where history and nature intertwine to create a tapestry of unforgettable experiences. Start in the majestic Stirling Castle, a testament to Scotland's storied past and a gateway to its Highlands. Next, immerse yourself in the rich whisky-making tradition at the Deanston distillery, where you'll discover the craft and care behind every drop.

Venture to the enigmatic Devil's Pulpit in Finnich Glen, a place shrouded in legends and folklore, where you can gaze into a deep, crimson-hued gorge that feels like a window into another world. Continue on the scenic Three Lakes road, a drive that weaves through breathtaking landscapes of serene lochs and towering mountains, each turn revealing new splendours.

Pause and reflect at an ancient, abandoned abbey on an island, a place that whispers the secrets of a time long past. Conclude your adventure in the charming village of Killin, where you'll explore centuries-old buildings, meet the mountains, and engage with a heritage trail that reveals the natural beauty and human history of this remarkable region.

From mystical glens to spirited distilleries, this journey through Scotland offers a blend of awe, enchantment, and inspiration that will ignite the traveller's soul and beckon those seeking a path less travelled. Whether you love nature, history, or myth, Scotland's vibrant tapestry awaits your exploration.

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