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
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
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)
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
Last Friday (20th Oct) the Whisky Unplugged boys set off on a road trip to Norfolk for a weekend of camping, jokes and drams. The primary target en route was, of course, the English Whisky Company (EWC, formerly the St George's Distillery). Whilst S and T had been to the distillery before, this was a … Continue reading Venue Visit: The English Whisky Company
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
As we approach 18th Sept 2014, the debate rages on throughout Scotland and the UK about whether or not the Scots should vote for Scottish independence. For whisky drinkers, this mirrors one question that has often considered too: do I stick to just scotch whisky or not? The answer is that only you can really … Continue reading Whisky: Scotch Independence?