EUROPEAN DISTILLERY OF THE YEAR WORLD OF WHISKY AWARDS 2017
Hven is a beautiful green island in the strait of Öresund between Denmark and Sweden. It is only 5-miles in circumference with a population of 350 people.
After 8 years of planning, the distillery opened in 2008 by Anja and Henric Molin. This is the third pot still distillery built in Sweden. It has since developed into a major player throughout Europe.
Spirit of Hven Backafallsbyn Distillery also holds its own hotel, bar and restaurant, where the traditions and heritage of the products can be shared.
The island is host to the country’s most fertile landscapes, providing Hven with exceptional raw ingredients. Only the best organic grains are selected from a few certified farmers. All Spirit of Hven products are:
Bottled at site without additives; no chill filtration
To create this product with the most enticing character possible, the ingredients are distilled in proprietary small copper pot stills. Everything, including the hand bottling, is done on site.