Joining the throng of Great British Bake Off enthusiasts, the ladies in English Lakes Central Reservations Department will be glued to the screen this evening. However, they have their own resident Queen of Cakes, Denise, who regularly surprises and delights them with her delicious and creative creations.
A popular gin from our Waterhead library, Fifty Pound is a traditional recipe that was long buried after the Gin Craze of the eighteenth century. We think it’s time to dust it off and enjoy in Waterhead’s garden overlooking Lake Windermere.
Deviating from our normal Malt of the Month post, our Master of Malt, George, tells us about his trip up north to his homeland to visit two distilleries and see first hand how the amber liquid is produced.
World Chocolate Day – what better excuse do we need to consume as many sweet, glorious gooey treats as we possibly can? The team at Lancaster House share one of their chocolate delights.
Before we get down to the real business of chocolate chomping, we did a little research and found out a few facts about one of the nation’s favourite obsessions. Continue reading “World Chocolate Day – 6 Sweet Facts about Chocolate”
Our Wild Boar Malt of the Month is Glenfarclas 10 Year Old, another Speyside spectacular. In the words of one of Glenfarclas’ competitors…
Of all the whiskies malt is king – of all the kings Glenfarclas reigns supreme
There’s something for every taste in the burgeoning Waterhead gin library. This month we have a fine example of how gin is being expressed in fresh innovative ways. Bloom London Dry gin declares ‘summer has arrived!’ Summer, that is, in an English country garden.
Delighted! Two awards in two weeks. First, English Lakes scoops a prestigious national Family Business of the Year Award, then Waterhead is crowned Large Hotel of the Year by Cumbria Tourism.