Tasting Notes: Henstone – Single Malt Whisky (Batch 2)

When I started out with this blog, the idea was - like all good things - something that started out as a fun conversation between friends. That is the same story and origins to the Henstone distillery in Oswestry, Shropshire. Shane and Alison Parr run the Stonehouse Brewery and, following a fruitful conversation with friends … Continue reading Tasting Notes: Henstone – Single Malt Whisky (Batch 2)

Press Release: Introducing The Whiskymaker’s Reserve No. 4

The Lakes Distillery evolves its sherry-led house style with The Whiskymaker’s Reserve No.4. English whiskymaker The Lakes Distillery has announced the release of their latest single malt whisky, The Whiskymaker's Reserve No.4. Whiskymaker’s Reserve No. 4 An evolution in the journey to define their sherry-led house style, the new whisky is an artistic exploration of … Continue reading Press Release: Introducing The Whiskymaker’s Reserve No. 4

Tasting Notes: The Lakes Distillery – The One (Moscatel Wine Cask Finished)

When The Lakes Distillery first came to market, their blend The One acted as both a stop gap for the consumer between the distillery opening and being able to release their own product and it was also a first for the market: the first British blend of whiskies, i.e. the first bottled blend featuring a … Continue reading Tasting Notes: The Lakes Distillery – The One (Moscatel Wine Cask Finished)

Tasting Notes: The Lakes Distillery – Whiskymaker’s Editions – Colheita

It is no secret that we are fans of the The Lakes distillery and have closely followed their development over recent years. One person at the centre of that development is Dhavall Gandhi, their ‘Whiskymaker’. The Lakes and Dhavall have provided a lot of transparency about how they’ve been learning from each bottling that they … Continue reading Tasting Notes: The Lakes Distillery – Whiskymaker’s Editions – Colheita