Cotswolds Bourbon Cask

There is a special feeling when you receive something that is produced within the country you live especially when that country is not so well known for the product. Its even better when that product is something you have a real passion for.. The English whisky scene is gathering pace and one of the distilleries…

12 Year Old English Whisky – The Single Cask

There is an interesting conception that only Scotland can produce good whisky! Whisky is being produced all around the world by countries including Sweden, Germany, India, Taiwan and even England! But ask most whisky drinkers to name those countries and England will probably be one of the last to be named, why ?  Lets look…

Bimber Oloroso Cask Batch No. 4

We all know how popular Bimber whisky is, many of us will have waited patiently for those seconds to pass in order to compete with the many others awaiting the moment to purchase only to come away with nothing as the stock has vanished within seconds of going live.. Yes i have also been caught…

The Lakes Whiskymaker’s Reserve No.4

It feels like English whisky is becoming a thing!! The Lakes distillery are fast becoming the name we all talk about when discussing English whisky, closly followed by Bimber, Cotswolds and of course the English Whisky Co. What is very obvious is the fact English whisky and The Lakes whisky are starting to forge a…

The One – Moscatel Finished

The English whisky scene is getting rather exciting and i for one see a very bright future indeed.. It is not so long ago that England had no full time whisky distilleries but that changed in 2006 when the first whisky distillery in almost 100 years began to distill once again. Jump foeward a few…

Filey Bay STR Finish

Spirit of Yorkshire Yorkshires first whisky distillery started to produce new make in 2016.. The distillery adds its name to the ever growing list of English whisky distilleries that are now starting to gather momentum and announce to the world that we English folk can also make great whisky. Nestled in an industrial site at…

A Chat with David Fitt – The English Whisky Company

I recently had the opportunity to join the ranks of the English Whisky Company as a whisky Ambassador and one of my first jobs was to run a live tasting for the recently released small batch Rum cask. Today I had the chance to chat live to David Fitt who created the Small Batch and…

The English – Virgin Oak

The English Whisky Company   St Georges Distillery is nestled in the Norfolk countryside close to the village of Roundham, surrounded by a very good road network there is no excuse to not visit !! Owned  by Andrew Nelstrop who is the passion behind the distillery and who’s family can trace a farming background back…

That Boutique-y Whisky Company Blend #3 batch 1.

That Boutique-y Whisky Company just keeps on giving.. This time I have the pleasure of sitting down with one of their blended whiskies, Blend #3 batch 1 which as soon as you open the bottle just seems to scream sherry so I’m more than happy to spend a little time with this in my glass…..

Cooper king Distillery.

Cooper King Distillery is the latest name to the growing list of new distilleries  starting up within the Uk, located just north of the City of York and nestled between the Howardian Hills and the  Yorkshire Dales National Park, the distillery is within a stones throw of other major visitor attractions of York and surrounding…

SPIRIT OF YORKSHIRE DISTILLERY

There is to be another new English whisky distillery, based in Hunmanby, North Yorkshire. The aim of the distillery is to produce whisky but as this is not an overnight process, there will be other exciting things in the meantime.  The aim is to produce whisky using home grown malting barley and water from the…

Lakes Distillery

Owner.. Paul Currie. Founded.. 2014. Region.. Lake district. Capacity.. 300 000 litres. Tel.. 01768 776916 Web.. http://www.lakesdistillery.com Gift shop. Tours. One tour.. Cost £12.50,  this includes a £5 discount voucher towards any full size bottle. The lakes distillery Is situated in an old dairy farm that has been renovated to into a beautiful looking distillery….

St Georges Distillery

Owner..  The English whisky co. Founded.. 2006. Region.. Norfolk. Tel.. 01953 717939 Web.. http://www.englishwhisky.co.uk Visitor centre. Tours. St. George’s Distillery is  based in Roudham, Norfolk, owned by the English Whisky Company who produce single malt whisky and other malt-based alcoholic spirits. The distillery was  the first dedicated English distillery to produce single malt whisky in…