The Regeneration Mission makes use of regionally grown rye and was born out of a dialog with a distillery farming companion, Andrew Jones, who added rye to his crop rotation to enhance soil well being and scale back reliance on synthetic pesticides and fertilisers.
“As a whisky distillery we’re accountable for our influence from the bottom up, and that begins with understanding the place our important uncooked elements come from, and the way they’re grown,” mentioned Douglas Taylor, chief govt at Bruichladdich Distillery.
“We realized that rye is a massively helpful rotational crop which not solely reduces the necessity for synthetic enter however improves soil well being and construction – which issues.
“However with no marketplace for Scottish-grown rye, it begs the query – why would a farmer develop it? Properly, we may purchase it – and create a scrumptious whisky. All whereas supporting our very important farming companions, serving to the setting and selling soil well being.
“Pursuing flavour whereas decreasing our influence, The Regeneration Mission is the beginning of one thing a lot larger than whisky.”
Minimize at 50% abv, The Regeneration Mission has the acquainted peppery warmth of American rye whiskies with a maritime high quality from the Islay maturation.
The Regeneration Mission is proscribed to 1800 bottles priced at rrp £125, it’s obtainable on-line at www.bruichladdich.com.