The Deanston Cotton Mill opened its doors. Designed by one of the fathers of the industrial revolution, Richard Arkwright, Deanston was at the forefront of new beginnings as Scotland moved from agriculture to industrialisation.

In the years following the mill’s conversion to a distillery, the community would learn a new craft and channel its commitment to hard work and innovation into producing the very first bottle of Deanston Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky.