Cask Ownership Programme
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A spirited opportunity. A chance to be part of the Stannergill Whisky journey.

Stannergill Cask

Become a part of our whisky adventure with your very own cask of Stannergill Single Malt Whisky.

The flavour of Stannergill Whisky will honour the Caithness whiskies of the past but also present opportunities for new flavours and new Caithness whisky making traditions. Every cask will be unique, each adding to the flavour of our new make Stannergill spirit, to create a perfectly balanced whisky. Your cask will be left to rest for up to 10 years in our cool, dunnage style warehouse where the fresh sea-air from Dunnet Bay which surrounds Castletown Mill will help to create a smooth and mellow spirit.

Our Cask Ownership Programme is not just about being part of the Stannergill Whisky Family, it is also about creating a new life and soul for Castletown Mill, a nationally important grain mill and much-loved local landmark which lies at the heart of a small village community in Caithness. Cask ownership will help realise Dunnet Bay Distillers vision for Stannergill Whisky at Castletown Mill, creating new employment opportunities in a fragile rural economy and a cultural legacy for the local community in the form of a new craft whisky distillery and historic environment visitor attraction. Reserving a Stannergill Whisky cask will also provide you with a rare opportunity to own a piece of Scotch Whisky making history.

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No two casks are the same, and that is part of the attraction as whisky in a cask goes on evolving in a way that bottled whisky does not. Every single cask is unique, you can fill two identical casks with the same spirit and put them in a dunnage warehouse for the same period, and they will still turn out slightly different. This is what makes buying whisky by the cask so fascinating and rewarding.

One of our Master Distillers will collaborate with you to create a tailor-made experience and match you with your perfect cask. As a cask owner you will be able to visit your cask in our dunnage style warehouse at Castletown Mill and chat with one of our Master Distillers about its progress. You will receive invitations to exclusive cask-owner events and ultimately you will be able to customise your cask with your name, family crest, organisation, club, or company logo etc., making the purchase of a Stannergill Whisky cask a unique and personal experience.

As a proud owner of a cask of Stannergill Whisky, you will be able to choose your individual cask size and flavour profile.

Additional Cask Ownership Benefits

As a cask owner you will also receive:

  1. A beautifully designed and exclusive Certificate of Ownership which will be available in electronic or paper format.

  2. The opportunity to visit Castletown Mill and fill your cask.

  3. An annual free guided distillery tour for you and one guest for the period that you are a member of the Cask Ownership Programme.

  4. Advanced notification of any future special bottlings.

  5. An invitation to exclusive events we host for cask owners.

Our 2024 Cask Ownership Programme is now open and a limited number of casks are available for sale in the Stannergill Whisky online shop. 

What Cask Sizes Are Available & How Much Do They Cost?

A limited number of casks will be available each year and will comprise:

  • First Fill 200 Bulk Litre Ex-Bourbon Cask – £9,500.
  • First Fill 250 Bulk Litre Ex-Sherry Hogshead – £10,650.
  • Second Fill 200 Bulk Litre Ex-Bourbon Cask – £8,500.
  • Second Fill 250 Bulk Litre Ex-Sherry Hogshead – £9,500.

Dunnet Bay Distillers Ltd is committed to the Framework For Fair Work In Scotland and is an accredited Living Wage Scotland employer



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