Tasting Notes: The English Whisky Co – The English (Smokey)

The St. George's Distillery made headlines back in 2006 when they became the first English whisky distillery (dedicated to single malt) in over 100 years. As with any 'new' business venture, there are successes and lessons learned throughout the way, and the English Whisky Company (EWC) have worn their heart on their sleeve in that … Continue reading Tasting Notes: The English Whisky Co – The English (Smokey)

Tasting Notes: The English Whisky Co – Diamond Jubilee (2012 Bottling)

Today is St. George's Day - the national saint day for England - and as such, for the last few years, I have looked to post about an English whisky. In 2022, there is a fairly major landmark occurring: the Platinum Jubilee. This week Queen Elizabeth turned 96, and HRH has now reigned for 70 … Continue reading Tasting Notes: The English Whisky Co – Diamond Jubilee (2012 Bottling)

News: The English Whisky Co Release “The Sherry Hogshead”

Not a press release for once - just me sharing some news from The English Whisky Company. The EWC have just launched a new expression! Released in their decanter style bottles and boasting one of their most heavily sherried releases to date, they have simply called it "The Sherry Hogshead". There is no indication as … Continue reading News: The English Whisky Co Release “The Sherry Hogshead”

Triple Tipple: The English Whisky Co – Chapters 10, 11, 12

Today is April 23rd, a.k.a. St. George’s Day, the national day of England, and so it seems an appropriate day to publish a post about the English Whisky Co. (EWC). The coincidences don't stop there, because their site is actually called the St. George’s Distillery in Roudham, Norfolk. Though the St. George branding and name … Continue reading Triple Tipple: The English Whisky Co – Chapters 10, 11, 12

Tasting Notes: The English Whisky Co – Cabernet Sauvignon Cask

Following the 2017 rebrand of The English Whisky Co. it seems that the 'Chapter' naming and numbering convention of the distillery releases has fallen by the wayside for a stronger emphasis on their newly found identity as "The English". Since the initial release of their two staples releases under this brand ("Original" and "Smokey"), the … Continue reading Tasting Notes: The English Whisky Co – Cabernet Sauvignon Cask

Tasting Notes: The English Whisky Co – The English (Original)

Since 2006, the Norfolk-based distillery has been making whisky and operating under the name of St. George's Distillery, run by the English Whisky Company (EWC) - the "cheeky bastards!" as actor David Hayman once put it. Following some recent transatlantic grumblings however, the St. George brand has been put to bed here in Blighty and … Continue reading Tasting Notes: The English Whisky Co – The English (Original)