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Cold snap is welcome weather for whisky makers

Snow piles up in Dalwhinnie. Credit: ITV News

Temperatures in the Scottish Highlands got down to -13C this morning, making it the coldest day of winter so far.

And over the years the small village of Dalwhinnie, which is known for being one of the coldest places in the UK, has experienced its fair share of bad weather.

But for some, it seems the colder it gets, the better.

Dalwhinnine's single malt whisky. Credit: ITV News

Dalwhinnine's single malt whisky apparently benefits from freezing cold water.

Distiller Bruce Mackenzie told ITV News: "These subzero temperatures help produce the nice, light character that we know as Dalwhinnie."

ITV News Scotland Correspondent Debi Edward reports:

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