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)

Press Release: The Lakes – Introducing The Whiskymaker’s Reserve No.5

On a journey to define their signature style, The Whiskymaker’s Reserve No.5 is the latest in what has become an internationally award-winning series of single malt whiskies made by The Lakes Distillery. The Whiskymaker’s Reserve No. 5 Matured in the finest, bespoke Oloroso, PX, and red wine casks, comprising Spanish and American oak, The Whiskymaker’s … Continue reading Press Release: The Lakes – Introducing The Whiskymaker’s Reserve No.5

Tasting Notes: The Lakes Distillery – Whiskymaker’s Editions: Bal Masque

For many, 2021 evolved from a year of stagnation and staying at home to adjusting to life with Covid. For The Lakes however, 2021 evolved into the year of output and experimentation. Back in 2020, the distillery started a new offshoot limited edition series called the Whiskymaker's Editions via their Colheita release (see press release … Continue reading Tasting Notes: The Lakes Distillery – Whiskymaker’s Editions: Bal Masque

Press Release: The Lakes – The Whiskymaker’s Editions: Mosaic

The Lakes Distillery has created a number of limited-edition single malt whiskies in the past twelve months, some rare releases of a few hundred bottles and others several thousand. The Lakes’ Whiskymaker’s Editions: Mosaic Intentional diversions from their house style, each bottling in The Whiskymaker’s Editions series is distinctly different from the last. Seen as … Continue reading Press Release: The Lakes – The Whiskymaker’s Editions: Mosaic