JOHNNIE Walker Princes Road has added British Signal Language (BSL) whisky tasting periods to its vary of experiences this August and October.
In Whisky Explorers: British Signal Language Version company will take pleasure in a specifically curated 90-minute tasting led by a whisky specialist, alongside a BSL interpreter and assist from Deaf Motion.
The expertise will supply these utilizing BSL an opportunity to take pleasure in a specifically curated sensory expertise within the Explorers’ Bothy which crowns the Johnnie Walker Princes Road venue, just lately named the Finest Whisky Expertise within the World by Whisky Journal.
Following on from periods earlier within the 12 months which have been praised by BSL customers, company will discover Scotland’s liquid panorama, sampling a surprising assortment of drams from iconic areas together with Islay, the Highlands and Speyside.
They may even have the chance to savour a really particular Lowland grain whisky, unique to Johnnie Walker Princes Road.
Johnnie Walker has labored carefully with Deaf Motion and a local BSL utilizing guide to make sure the expertise is tailor-made to the wants of BSL customers and people onerous of listening to.
The enterprise has labored carefully with teams and charity organisations since earlier than opening its doorways to ensure it was accessible to all communities.
Working with Euan’s Information for the reason that planning levels, the constructing is fitted with an induction loop system for individuals who use listening to aids, and together with its varied experiences, is totally accessible.
Tony Bradford, Johnnie Walker Princes Road expertise group, mentioned: “Being inclusive is a key prerogative at Johnnie Walker Princes Road.
“We don’t consider that any incapacity or particular want ought to cease anybody from having the ability to take pleasure in the identical experiences as others, so it was good to obtain such optimistic suggestions from our attendees and companions following the preliminary periods.
“It was essential to us that the periods have been as partaking and as interactive as all our different experiences, and Deaf Motion and our BSL interpreter actually helped us hone the go to and iron out any potential points earlier than opening up these periods to the general public.
“The group listed below are dedicated to driving change and pushing for inclusivity and variety in each method, so we’re all excited to have added these periods to our roster, opening up so many extra individuals to the great world of whisky now we have right here.”
Whisky Explorers: British Signal Language Version will run on 11 and 18 August and 13 October.