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Auchentoshan is the only single malt Scotch that every drop distills three times, for softness, purity and subtlety. Therefore Auchentoshan has a pleasant light and accessible character. Auchentoshan is one of the two constantly producing Lowland malt distilleries. The distillery is located near Glasgow, at the foot of the Old Kilpatrick Hills since 1823; hence the name Auchentoshan, Gaelic for "corner of the field."
Auchentoshan is unique by applying for the preparation of single malt Scotch whiskeys. "Triple distillation ' By using various types of wood which previously bourbon, sherry, port or wine casks have matured the Auchentoshan malts get their subtle flavor nuances.
Auchentoshan is acclaimed. Recent awards in 2012, "Best Lowland 'for Wine Matured Auchentoshan 1999 at the World Whiskies Awards and" Double Gold for Auchentoshan Three Wood at the San Francisco World Spirits.
Triple Distillation '
Auchentoshan adds to the traditional method of Scotch whiskey production to a third distillation. Thanks to the higher alcohol content of the distillate with distinctive cask maturation develops diagnostic sensitivity of Auchentoshan. To say the distillery was founded by Irish people Irish triple distillation method also went to apply in Scotland. This precious distillation method has hardly found followers in Scotland. However Auchentoshan maintains these expensive triple distillation ", the delicate character with subtle nuances.
Since its inception in 1823 Auchentoshan has had six owners, who share their knowledge and expertise have added to the current unique production. In 1984 the distillery was acquired by Morrison Bowmore Distillers Ltd., Which modernized the distillery, but while the unique production has left untouched. Morrison Bowmore Distillers Ltd.. is the specialist in Scottish Single Malt Whisky and has three distilleries: Auchentoshan in the Lowlands, Glen Garioch in the Highlands and Bowmore on Islay. Morrison Bowmore Distillers Ltd.. is part of the Suntory Japanese group.
Auchentoshan Distillery is located 10 miles west of Glasgow and visit. Look at the Auchentoshan website under 'The Distillery - tours' for details.