The One – Sherry Experience

ABV:   46.6 %

The Lakes Distillery, Cumbria

Price:  £43.76


Source: Lake District National Park

Lakes Distillery, Keswick, Cumbria

Paul Curry founder – also founded Isle of Arran Distillery

Restored a 150 yo dairy farm – established 2011

Brought back distilling to Cumbria after 100 years

Dhavall Gandhi – Master Distiller

Also produce Gin and Vodka collections - and expensive single malt collections

  • Genesis launched last year – auctioned 100 bottles - £7,100 #1 and rest £900 ave price
  • Quadrefoil Collection – Faith, Hope, Luck & Love – released this and the next three years
    • £895 – 3,500 limit


The only British Isles Blended Whisky

Unpeated barley; fermentation 96 hrs – double average

Matured in ex-Oloroso sherry casks

Finished in PX casks


Dried fruits hints of fresh ginger, toffee, nutmeg & gentle wood smoke


Smooth & creamy – notes of vanilla & sun-dried raisins

With water:

            Charred treacle; diluted burnt toffee