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
Orange Wine and Sherry cask finishes enhance The Lakes Distillery’s One whisky collection. The Lakes Distillery has unveiled two new whiskies as part of The One collection; The One Orange Wine Cask Finished Whisky and The One Sherry Cask Finished Whisky. With The Lakes Single Malt at its heart - blended with select Scotch grain … Continue reading Press Release: The One – Orange Wine and Sherry Cask Finishes
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
This is our chance to look back at an eventful year and post our top ten whiskies of the year! Well, make that the top ten of whiskies that we have drank this year, not of all whiskies actually released this year, obviously - making this list even more subjective! Well, without further ado... let … Continue reading 2019 Unplugged: Our Top Ten Whiskies Of The Year!
The Whiskymaker’s Reserve No.1 represents the first release in a new series of whiskies from The Lakes Distillery. The whisky is intended to offer the drinker an insight into the distillery’s new sherry-led direction under the guidance of their own Whiskymaker, Dhavall Gandhi (whose Twitter handle just happens to be @Whiskymaker!) The limited first run … Continue reading Tasting Notes: The Lakes Distillery – The Whiskymaker’s Reserve No.1
We have loved following the development of The Lakes Distillery since it opened in 2011 and have enjoyed several visits to the site (see here and here). The distillery has constantly thought big and dreamed bigger. As their whisky has developed, and their branding has evolved, we are happy to share a press release about … Continue reading Press Release: Introducing The Whiskymaker’s Reserve by The Lakes Distillery
If you know anything about the whisky market then you know that it is a tough one to crack. There are lots of whiskies out there from the world over. When it comes to single malt whiskies, clearly Scotland is the forerunner. The country itself is teeming with different players, who each vie for your … Continue reading Tasting Notes: Cotswolds – Single Malt Whisky