Distillery Diaries - Filtration
Filtration is probably the least discussed element of the multi-step process that is whiskymaking; the extent of the debate currently seems to be whether a whisky should be chill filtered or not. Chill filtration is a clever process in which the mature whisky...Read More
Is there such a thing as 'English Whisky'?
We were recently contacted by the whisky blog The Whiskyphiles, who were putting together an article on the rise of English whisky. They wanted to know our thoughts on how we see ourselves and what makes us different to that lot over the border, other than geography....Read More
Meeting your Maker - Nick, Head Distiller
With only a few months left until the release of our first Cotswolds Single Malt Whisky, we thought it might be time you got to know a bit more about the merry gang that make the stuff. And this week it’s El Jefe himself, Head Distiller...Read More
Meeting your Maker - Sarah
With only a few months left until the release of our first Cotswolds Single Malt Whisky, we thought it might be time you got to know a bit more about the merry gang that make the stuff. Notoriously difficult to pin down, we finally managed to...Read More
Liquid Gold - what's behind the colour of whisky?
Without wanting to get too technical, it’s all to do with the interaction between compounds in the wood and the water and alcohol in the liquid. You’ve got all sorts of different compounds that will affect the colour of the whisky – tannins come into it,...Read More