First English whisky in a century to go on sale

The first whisky to be made in England in more than a century will go on sale on Wednesday.

DAILY TELEGRAPH, 8 Dec 2009: The single malt Chapter 6 made by the English Whisky CoIt is made at the St George’s Distillery by the River Thet, in the village of Roudham, Norfolk. Bottles of the whisky carry a picture of St George slaying the dragon.

The distillery was officially opened in March 2007 by Prince Charles. The project has cost £2.5 million so far.

The barley is from the East Anglia region, while the water comes from the Breckland aquifer, via a 160 foot borehole in the garden.

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