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Glengoyne - Protecting our Environment
“While we respect the past, we also care about the future. Our liquid waste is cleansed in C02-capturing reed beds and our solid waste is harvested for enough energy to power 354 homes each year.
Just like the geese who visit our glen each winter, we harness the power of the wind to help us reach our destination by sourcing all our electricity from turbines. So, with every sip of Glengoyne we raise our glass to a greener future.”
Two years in the planning, the Glengoyne Collection has now moved to 100% recyclable and locally sourced packaging – this time was taken to ensure that they made positive steps forward in their sustainability journey!
But Glengoyne have been picking up awards and commendations for their sustainability and being a ‘Green Company’ since 2016!!
Luxury Lifestyle Awards 2021 - The Best Luxury Whisky In The World
Whisky Magazine Icons of Whisky 2021: Sustainable Distillery - Highly Commended
Best Green Packaging Design: Spirits 2020 - WINNER
The Spirits Business Distillery Masters 2019 - MASTERS
The Amorium Sustainability Award: Spirits 2019 - Commendation
The Amorium Sustainability Award: Spirits 2017 - WINNER
Green Company of the Year 2016 - Commendation
The Amorium Sustainability Award: Spirits 2016 - Commendation
Click Here to read more about Glengoyne’s Sustainability Journey – including their partnership with the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust (WWT), their work with Plan Bee and their 100% recyclable and locally sourced packaging!!
We can’t think of a tastier dram that represents this ethos than
Glengoyne 12 year old, with its perfect balance of oak and sweetness!
In the stillness of their quiet glen, Glengoyne know that patience is rewarded - for every minute other whiskies spend in their stills, Glengoyne spends three. Only then is it transferred to casks, which have themselves been prepared for six years!
This is the Glengoyne Way, and this is the result; a perfect balance of rich intensity and citrus freshness: Toffee apples, ginger, shortbread and a delicate hint of spice, rounded off with a soft and smooth oak finish – delicious!
20% 1st Fill European Oak Sherry
20% 1st Fill American Oak Bourbon
60% Hand-selected quality Oak Refill Casks.
Official Tasting notes:
Nose - Coconut oil, honey, lemon zest, dried oak.
Taste - Toffee apples, ginger, orange, shortbread
Finish - A hint of sherry, soft oak and cinnamon spice.
An incredibly well balanced whisky.