English Whisky Co.

The Brand

English Whisky Company own St. George's Distillery, the first dedicated English distillery for single malt whisky in 100 years. 

Based in Roudham, Norfolk it produces single malt whisky and other malt-based alcoholic spirits.



The founder of the distillery, James Nelstrop, described manufacturing whisky in Norfolk, England as a forty-five year dream come true.

  • 2006 - The English Whisky Company first started distilling
  • 2007 - The distillery was officially opened by Prince Charles
  • 2009 - First mature batch went on sale

The barley now used by the distillery is sourced in Norfolk and historically would have been exported to Scotland's whisky makers.

The barley used in production is locally sourced and the water is supplied from an aquifer that runs directly beneath the distillery. The whisky is batch made by hand with no computer assistance, matured in fine casks, is natural coloured, non chill-filtered and bottled on site at 46% abv as standard.


Marks and Spencers

English Whisky Co distill own-label English whisky at St George's Distillery


St Georges Distillery
Harling Road
NR16 2QW

Tel: 01953 717939 



Best Hotels Near Distillery


  • The Thomas Paine Hotel
  • Breckland Lodge
  • Wereham House Hotel
  • Bell Hotel

Things to do in Norwich 

  • City Sightseeing Norwich Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

Further Information

Behind the Scenes 

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