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English whisky is witnessing unprecedented growth, with a tsunami of drinkers across the world discovering and experiencing a spirit produced with incredible flavour diversity and to the highest standards.

 

With 40 active distilleries and a string of internationally recognised awards, the future of English whisky is now.

THE STORY OF ENGLISH

WHISKY HAS JUST BEGUN.

THE STORY OF ENGLISH WHISKY HAS JUST BEGUN.

WHO WE ARE

Founded in

2022

The overarching vision of the English Whisky Guild (EWG) is for English whisky to be recognised globally as a respected choice for whisky drinkers.

Our Members

15

By combining the experience of our members we aim to showcase the remarkable diversity and quality of our unique whiskies as well as to underscore the tireless pursuit of creativity, inclusivity and innovation.

Active Distilleries

40

Combining a string of internationally recognised awards.

Spirit Growth

189%

The volume of spirit produced by English distilleries is forecasted to grow 189% from 2019-2023.

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OUR MEMBERS

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WHAT WE DO

Promoting best practice

We:

 

  • support a community of producers by sharing achievements and learnings for the future good of English whisky

 

  • are working to clearly define the/technical standards for what constitutes English Whisky and monitor adherence to those standards. And we will propagate all agreed standards so that they are known, understood and accessible to all current and prospective producers and anyone with an interest in English whisky

 

  • build interactions with producers of all sizes to help champion our sector

 

  • strive to operate both our business and our whisky production in as sustainable and environmental manner as possible with a focus on reducing our carbon footprints

Supporting education and experience

We:

 

  • build awareness of the English whisky category with all whisky drinkers, prospective whisky drinkers and all interested in the health and future of English whisky

 

  • share who we are, what we stand for, and how our whiskies are crafted meticulously from grain to glass

 

  • will create platforms and spaces for drinkers to discover, enjoy and learn about English whisky – both face-to-face and virtually

OUR MEMBERS