Tasting Notes: The English Whisky Co – Chapter 6

When the St. George's Distillery was created, the Nelstrop family of Roudham, Norfolk, set out to document the story of their development and the first English whisky made in ca. 100 years by releasing their spirit in "Chapters". Chapter 1 took the form of the colourless, unpeated new-make spirit, bottled after just 1 month or … Continue reading Tasting Notes: The English Whisky Co – Chapter 6

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)

Tasting Notes: The English Whisky Co – Chapter 16 – Peated Sherry Cask

Okay, so for those of you who have read our previous post about the WU visit to the English Whisky Co’s new shop/café/chutney-outlet, you will know that we weren’t exactly blown away by their hospitality (see here, if not). Having said that, it didn’t stop the wallets coming out and bottles being bought. After surveying … Continue reading Tasting Notes: The English Whisky Co – Chapter 16 – Peated Sherry Cask

Tasting Notes: The English Whisky Co – Chapter 9 

Based down in Norfolk, the English Whisky Co has been making ripples in single malt production as England's primary whisky distillers. Their marketing from day one has been very clever as it invites people along the distillery's own journey and development, by inviting drinkers to enjoy each "chapter" within their whisky making book. The Chapter 9 … Continue reading Tasting Notes: The English Whisky Co – Chapter 9