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The whiskey distillery that's green in spirit

Updated 1152 GMT (1952 HKT) March 22, 2017
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The Ardnamurchan Distillery is located on Scotland's Ardnamurchan peninsula, on the shores of Loch Sunnart. Courtesy of Bluestone 98 Mark Ingram Photography
It's a wild location, with forests, moorland and beaches. Courtesy of Bluestone 98 Mark Ingram Photography
The remoteness of the location was an incentive to look to power the distillery with renewable energy. Courtesy of Bluestone 98 Mark Ingram Photography
Its buildings were design by the British studio Organic Architects to match local architecture. Courtesy of Adelphi Distillery Ltd.
"All the raw materials are local and there's no harm to the environment at all," said managing director Alex Bruce. Courtesy of Adelphi Distillery Ltd.
Its biomass boiler is fueled with wood chip harvested from a nearby forest. Courtesy of Adelphi Distillery Ltd.
The main access route is a single track road for much the way. Courtesy of Bluestone 98 Mark Ingram Photography
The location is even more scenic after snowfall. Courtesy of Bluestone 98 Mark Ingram Photography