Distillery Diaries, by Zoe
For a bit of context, the reason whisky-types get so excited about casks (which, from the outside at least, look like a collection of almost-identical, slightly grubby and weathered wooden barrels that have seen better days) is because approximately 75% of the flavour of the whisky...Read More
What IS gin?
As a distiller I often get asked, what exactly IS gin? Where did it come from, and why do us Brits love it so much now? Well, the answer is a little more complex than you might think, so here's a quick science and history lesson... I promise it...Read More
We've Named Our Stills!
It’s only taken us 8 months, but today is an historic day… We’re pleased to announce that we’ve named our stills! A lot of time was spent putting forward suggestions, picking them apart and then starting all over again. Many were proposed but only three were...Read More
Our First Cotswolds Gin Recipe is Ready…
A lot of research goes into creating a gin. The spirit, the botanicals, the amalgamation of flavours during distillation. Not to mention the final percentage your gin is to be bottled at, or even how the botanical infusion occurs... A lot of research goes into creating a gin.
We're One Step Closer to Our Whisky!
This has been a very exciting week for us here at the distillery. On Wednesday we saw the commissioning of our boiler, with a healthy hum and a plume of steam making their way from our Boiler Room. Byworth Boilers, creators of our monster steam machine,...Read More