Amathus brings Sweden’s Spirit of Hven to the UK

25 April, 2016

Amathus Drinks has been appointed as the UK distributor for drinks from the Scandinavian distillery Spirit of Hven.

The family-owned Spirit of Hven produces a selection of world-renowned single malt whiskies. The whiskies are handcrafted using certified organic ingredients, distilled in copper pot stills, matured in oak casks and bottled without additives or prior chill filtration. The producer also has a diverse range of oak matured distillates including Organic Vodka, Gin, Aquavit and Summer Spirit.

From May this year, Amathus Drinks will distribute the following Spirit of Hven organic drinks: Gin, Navy Strength Gin, Vodka, Aquavit, Summer Spirit, Seven Stars Single Malt Whisky No. 3 Phecda, Seven Stars Single Malt Whisky No. 4 Megrez, Tycho’s Star Single Malt Whisky 41.8%.

Amathus Drinks' brand development manager, Guy Topping, told OLN: "The Global Whiskies trend continues at a pace in the UK market and Spirit of Hven is a vital cog in the development of this category. Each whisky is 100% organic and each year's release is different from the previous year as they have access to older whisky and experiment with different maturation. This creativity and ability to experiment sets new whiskies apart from the established brands."

The distillery, which was founded in 2008, is located on the island of Hven, which is in the strait of Oresund between Denmark and Sweden. The island covers an area of three square miles and has a population of 350 inhabitants. The distillery is one of the world's smallest commercial pot distilleries. 

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