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Scotch Distillery Reduces Carbon Footprint with Biomass Boiler

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The Dewar’s Aberfeldy Distillery in the heart of the Scottish Highlands is known for its rich tradition of producing some of the world’s finest Scotch—while at the same time, setting industry-leading sustainability standards.

The late 2014 installment of a biomass boiler at the Aberfeldy site cut the carbon footprint at the home of Dewar’s Blended Scotch whisky by a whopping 90 percent.

John Dewar & Sons Surges Ahead with State-of-the-Art Sustainability Practices

New biomass boiler reduces carbon footprint at its historic Aberfeldy distillery by 90%
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Hamilton, Bermuda, July 15, 2015 /3BL Media/ – The DEWAR’S® Aberfeldy Distillery in the heart of the Scottish Highlands is known for its rich tradition of producing some of the world’s finest Scotch – while at the same time, setting industry-leading sustainability standards.

The late 2014 installment of a biomass boiler at the Aberfeldy site cut the carbon footprint at the home of DEWAR’S® Blended Scotch whisky by a whopping 90 percent.

In Good Spirit- a Tasteful Repurposing of Heritage

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Tucked away in the picturesque Hampshire country side, an iconic brand of quintessentially English spirit has settled into its new award-winning refurbishment. The Victorian Georgian era buildings of Laverstoke Mill once housed a paper-mill that in its heyday supplied water marked banknote paper to the British Empire. 

BOMBAY SAPPHIRE® Makes Its Laverstoke Mill Distillery Bat-Friendly

Bats living inside new distillery humanely captured and released to roost another day
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Hamilton, Bermuda, May 12, 2015 /3BL Media/ — The iconic BACARDÍ bat emblem is one of the most recognizable trademarks in the world, so coincidentally, as a Bacardi-owned brand, it's only natural that BOMBAY SAPPHIRE® had to deal with bats during the recent renovation of the BOMBAY SAPPHIRE Distillery at Laverstoke Mill in England.

Raise a Glass to Neat Ideas for More Eco-Friendly Whisky

The Scottish whisky industry is starting to make the most of its industrial by-product to produce energy from anaerobic digestion and biomass
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It may have a heritage dating back centuries, but in the last five years the Scottish whisky industry has undergone something of an energy revolution. 

Bacardi Good Spirited Sustainability Campaign Wins Platinum at 2015 Hermes Creative Awards

International competition awards Bacardi three top honors for best program in Corporate Social Responsibility, Internal Communications, and PR Campaign
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Hamilton, Bermuda, May 6, 2015 /3BL Media/ Bacardi Limited has been awarded top honors by Hermes Creative Awards for the 2015 international awards competition for creative professionals involved in the concept, writing and design of traditional and emerging media for its Good Spirited: Building a Sustainable Future sustainability initiative. The Bacardi campaign won Platinum in three separate categories of Corporate Social Responsibility, Internal Communications and Public Relations Campaign.

Good Foundation Revealed In Restoration Of Workers' Cottages At BOMBAY SAPPHIRE® Distillery At Laverstoke Mill

Global gin brand takes painstaking measures and uses traditional methods to bring back the former paper mill's beauty
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Hamilton, Bermuda, April 21, 2015 /3BL Media/ — Beyond the peeled paint, crumbled mortar, overgrown vegetation and general neglect, BOMBAY SAPPHIRE® design crews could see that Laverstoke Mill, with its Georgian and Victorian architecture, had a good foundation. So when crews approached the renovation of the 170-year-old workers' cottages, they took extreme care and exercised great patience to return them to their authentic beauty, sustainably.

Video: BOMBAY SAPPHIRE® Distillery Harvests Energy and Distills Gin

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The BOMBAY SAPPHIRE® Distillery at Laverstoke Mill not only distills gin, it also harvests energy. The facility captured the world's attention at its opening in mid-September as the number one premium gin brand unveiled how it re-captures energy with its state-of-the-art heat exchange system. The distillery is designed to operate with the greatest operational efficiencies to reduce energy use as it recycles residual heat which is a by-product from the unique "Vapour Infusion" technique used since 1836. 

Video: BOMBAY SAPPHIRE® Distillery at Laverstoke Mill Makes use of Renewable Energy from Spent Botanicals

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BOMBAY SAPPHIRE® gin exercises its ability to "waste not, want not," as the Bacardi-owned brand makes sure nothing is squandered at its new distillery at Laverstoke Mill. Sustainability is literally all in a day's work at the distillery and brand home, tucked away in the picturesque English countryside, as slightly less than a ton of spent botanicals from just one day's worth of gin-making provide the renewable energy needed to power one of its stills.

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