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English Whisky - It's a Thing

  • 08/05/2020
  • Free with pack purchase

The Whisky Lounge's English Whisky tasting - ‘It’s a Thing’ - will shine a spotlight on the English Whisky revolution, bringing together some of the pioneering brands putting English Whisky on the map!


Your Living Room, London
Free with pack purchase


‘English Whisky - It’s a Thing’ will feature some of the most exciting distilleries operating in the English Whisky industry. A tutored tasting of five English Single Malts will be led live by The Whisky Lounge’s Eddie Ludlow, alongside the individual brand owners, distillers and ambassadors, with £5 from each tasting pack sold donated to The Drinks Trust.

The Whisky Lounge is proud to be working with The English Whisky Company, The Cotswolds Distillery, The Lakes Distillery, Bimber Distillery and The Spirit of Yorkshire to showcase the quality and diversity of five homegrown Single Malts to curious whisky fans everywhere in this online tasting.

Hosted by the founder of The Whisky Lounge, Eddie Ludlow, the tasting is a true collaboration of these soon to be iconic English Whisky brands, and the people who make it, introducing their own whiskies, live on the night.

The tasting will end with a live Q&A, giving participants a unique opportunity to quiz the brands about their whiskies and the industry in general. Those joining the tasting will be:

The English Whisky Company’s owner, Andrew Nelstrop
The Spirit of Yorkshire’s whisky maker and director of whisky, Joe Clark
Cotswolds Distillery’s owner Daniel Szor
The Lakes Distillery’s whisky maker Dhavall Gandhi
Bimber Distillery’s brand ambassador, Luke Juranek

‘English Whisky - It’s a Thing’ is the next iteration of The Whisky Lounge’s ‘Taste at Home’ series, a new initiative set-up to help continue to educate whisky enthusiasts. For each pack sold of ‘English Whisky - It’s a Thing’, £5 will be donated to The Drinks Trust to support those affected by COVID-19 in the drinks trade.

The tasting pack line up exclusively features English Single Malt whiskies, including a new and unreleased whisky from Bimber distillery. The full line-up is below:

The English Whisky Company - ‘Double Cask’ 46%
Bimber Distillery - ‘Ex-Bourbon Cask’ 56.4% *New and unreleased*
The Spirit of Yorkshire - ‘Filey Bay Moscatel Finish’ 46%
The Cotswolds Distillery - ‘Founder’s Choice' 60.5%
The Lakes Distillery - ‘Whiskymaker’s Reserve No.2’ 60.9%

Read more & buy your tasting pack here