Friday, 7 August 2009
Roseisle Speyside Whisky Distillery
Roseisle Distillery will be Scotland’s first major new distillery for 30 years, costing £40 million; the distillery is part of a £100 million investment programme Diageo is undertaking in Scotland.
The construction work on Roseisle was completed in spring 2009 as planned. built using a combination of the most modern environmental technology and traditional distilling techniques. Including best practice found at Diageo’s 27 existing malt distilleries,
Roseisle Distillery stillhouse features 14 copper stills crafted by Diageo’s coppermiths at Abercrombies, Alloa. Mashing will take place in two mash tuns and fermentation in 14 stainless steel wash backs.
The new distillery will create 25 new jobs – a combination of operational and support roles.
Roseisle Distillery will produce around 10million litres of alcohol per annum.
The distillery will feature cutting edge green technology and the majority of the by-products will be recycled on site. Potential CO2 emissions at the distillery will be reduced by approximately 13,000 tonnes (equivalent to 10,000 family cars) through direct savings on fuel use for steam raising.
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