English Whisky, set in the grounds of St George’s Distillery is England’s oldest registered whisky distillery.
Norfolk is one of the world’s premier growing barley regions, so the distillery is ideally located to be able to source their barley locally.
On the night of November 18 2019, 7pm #Englishwhisky was a trending topic on Twitter. You might have seen it. It couldn’t be missed for we had so much to share. An online tasting with 5 samples to nose and taste, only marked with mysterious numbers from 1 to 5.
On the night of December 5 there was an opportunity to try 5 new expressions, The Jura Sherry Cask Collection. The Jura Sherry Cask Collection, is comprised of five whiskies; The Bay, The Loch, The Road, The Paps and The Sound, which have been matured in ex-bourbon barrels before being finished in Pedro Ximénez casks for different periods of time.
Each whisky has it’s own character, what makes it a big adventure for the taste buds. From The Sound to The Paps, it sounds like a Netflix series, and a good one too.
Lindores Abbey is the ruin of a Benedictine abbey from the twelfth century, located in Lindores.
Interesting for the oldest mention about producing whisky in Scotland, is a text from 1494, in which a monk of Lindores Abbey order goods to produce whisky for James IV of Scotland.