|An upgrade project at Grant distillery.|
Some beverage journalists may seem to be specializing in reporting on the craft distilling movement, but the little guys aren't the only one installing new equipment as the global demand for hard spirits continues to rise.
As proof, I offer the accompanying photo showing the new sections stacked in front of some of the equipment they'll be replacing at William Grant & Sons, the 129-year-old Scottish distillery operated by the fifth generation of the family. Talk about matters of scale!
If you don't know the Grant company name, you'll undoubtedly recognize some of its non-Grants brands -- Glenfiddich, Balvenie, Hendrick's Gin, Tullamore Dew, The Famous Grouse, The Macallan, Highland Park ...