EDEN Mill distillery in St Andrews launched its first single malt whisky today (April 24).
The Hipflask Series is a limited run of seven single cask bottlings, each presented in a 20cl bottle. The whisky was matured in a variety of different casks sourced from Europe and the US and the first release is limited to 3800 bottles, priced £25 each; a 70cl bottling of Eden Mill single malt whisky is due to be released this summer.
Paul Miller, co-founder of Eden Mill, said: “Each expression in the Hipflask Series contains liquid matured in what we call ‘honey casks’ – first-fill and virgin oak casks that we’ve hand-selected from all around the world, from Speyside to Spain.
“What people are tasting now is the start of a journey that will see the Eden Mill single malt evolve over ten, twenty and thirty years.”
The release of its first whisky means Eden Mill now produces beer, gin and whisky at its facility in St Andrews. It is about to begin construction of a new, £4 million brewery, distillery and visitor centre at the location, which is due to open next summer.