The English – Red Wine Single Cask

ABV:   56.8 %

Price:  £75.25

Distillery – St George’s Distillery, Norfolk

Est: 2006 – First English distillery for 120 years

Source: The Breckland River

Local Norfolk barley  

Whisky batches by hand – no computers

Many other productions using variety of casks:

  • Virgin Oak, Smokey, Bourbon & Oloroso, Rum plus many ‘celebration’ editions



Matured in a Portuguese Cabernet Sauvignon wine cask for 11 years (their oldest whisky)

Small batch - bottled at cask strength with an outturn of only 311 bottles.



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Boiled sweets – think cough candies. Cinnamon, cloves and woody spices along with rich caramelised raisins.

Pomander, red grape, malty chocolate biscuits, rye and caraway


Rich dark fruits. Very woody, and the boiled sweets come through on the palate. Notes of raisins and apricots are also present.       

Orange oil, raspberry and red apple. A good whack of nutmeg and five-spice follow on.

With water:

Soft smooth sweet pepper butter