Glenmorangie “what if..?” distillery
Today, Glenmorangie single malt Scotch whisky opened the doors to its innovation distillery which will be a place where Director of Whisky Creation Dr Bill Lumsden can be endlessly experimental. His “What if…?” approach has inspired the Lighthouse, the first on-site innovation distillery dedicated to a single malt brand and created solely for experimentation.
The multi-million-pound Lighthouse is named for its landmark approach to whisky and like an actual lighthouse, the 20m-high stillhouse can be seen for miles around.
Dr Bill said: “Our Lighthouse is the new home of imagination. Here, we’ll indulge our most fantastical ideas as we strive to create a whole array of different flavours. We will play with raw ingredients and make small adjustments and big changes in ways never tried before. Nothing is off limits, as long as it’s delicious.”
To mark the Lighthouse opening, Glenmorangie is releasing a mouth-wateringly soft and fruity whisky, limited to 3,000 bottles. Glenmorangie Lighthouse is created with bourbon and sherry casks now encased in the Lighthouse’s walls. Aged 12 years and available only at the Distillery, its spectrum of flavours is a sign of all the wondrous whiskies yet to come. £85. It will be available exclusively from the Distillery Visitor Centre
For more information about Glenmorangie, please visit Glenmorangie.com
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