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Eden Mill Releases Limited Edition Single Malt Whisky

by Casha Doemland on 05/21/2018 | 4 Minute Read

Eden Mill's Single Malt Whisky is serving up new looks with their limited edition release. Delivered in a wooden box with gold engravings, this bottle designed by Tangent features ridges in the glass and a diamond tan diamond label to give it a little extra class. 

"Tangent is proud to have designed and helped launch Eden Mill’s first Single Malt Whisky expressions – the first distilled in St Andrews in over 160 years. 

St. Andrews is a historic Scottish seaside town best known for the world’s most iconic golf course and Scotland’s oldest University. It has and a rich distilling heritage, with the Haig family running the Seggie Distillery until 1860. Eden Mill is picking up where the Haigs left off, reviving the very same site in 2012 to become Scotland’s first single-site brewery and distillery. "

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"With processes rooted in tradition and a pioneering spirit and innovative approach that consistently pushes boundaries, Eden Mill embrace the best of old and new. Tangent has reflected this in every aspect of their brand and family of products, notably their super-premium gin range and craft beers. 

For this commemorative release of 300 bottles, we designed a custom 70cl glass bottle with a pyramidal tactile mark of quality. The diamond label shape takes inspiration from vintage labels once used by the Haig family and our typographical approach taking cues from 19th Century elaborate curves and styling. Individually numbered oak boxes were handcrafted and engraved in Scotland."

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"Eden Mill have also launched a 20cl Hip Flask series, showcasing their commitment to innovation and experimentation. These seven offerings demonstrate the creative potential of working with different mashbills, processes, maturation techniques and wood types. A colour strategy was applied to differentiate each liquid, inject modernity and create standout in a competitive marketplace. 

The launch follows the announcement in February that Eden Mill is set to expand to a new £4m distillery and brewery. Pack shots in collaboration with Paul Hampton."

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“Eden Mill is all about challenging the norms whilst having a healthy respect for tradition. Our talented and creative team seek to make the very best small batch single malt scotch whisky in the world, whilst having a good bit of fun along the way. We’ve worked with Tangent since 2015 to develop a new brand proposition for our core brand and full product portfolio. Tangent consistently bring energy, passion and flair as well as a well thought out rationale," shares Paul Miller, Co-Founder of Eden Mill."

“'Having worked closely with Eden Mill on this project for over a year, we are incredibly proud to see it launch. We incorporated historical details in a modern way – embracing the best of old and new. Its an exciting time to develop a brand that isn’t afraid to push boundaries and cut it’s own path,' adds Andrew Stevenson, Creative Director of Tangent."

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Client: Eden Mill St Andrews
Agency: Tangent
Creative Director: Andrew Stevenson
Designer: Kris Wilson
Packshots: Paul Hampton
Oak box: McLaren
Glass bottle: Bruni
Location: Glasgow, Scotland

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