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Scottish Distillers Return to George Washington Distillery for Tasting

By November 24, 2015Top News

discus whiskey distillersA team of U.S. and Scottish distillers, along with a representative from the Scottish Government, the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States (DISCUS), and the Scotch Whiskey Association previewed a single malt release produced at George Washington’s Distillery in October. The single malt distilling project began in spring of 2012 when DISCUS and the Scotch Whiskey Association partnered with the historic Mount Vernon distillery to create a limited edition single malt whisky and a distillers’ reserve single malt. The team of Scottish and American distillers included Dr. Bill Lumsden, Director of Distilling for The Glenmorangie Co.; Andy Cant, Distillery Manager for Cardhu Single Malt Distillery, heart of Johnnie Walker blended Scotch Whisky; John Campbell, Distillery Manager for Laphroaig Distillery; as well as Mount Vernon distillers David Pickerell and Steve Bashore.

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