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Filey Bay

Filey Bay IPA Finish 12/01/2022

Distilling: Filey Bay IPA Finish

We love whisky and beer, which should come as no surprise to anyone reading this. We always get excited about a new release, but this one, in particular, is something really very special and completely unique. A release that takes our field to bottle whisky another step forward and flavours wise takes our whisky in a really exciting and different direction. Following the release of Yorkshire’s first single malt whisky in 2019, there hasn’t been a bottling as highly anticipated by the distillery team as this release. “Single malt whisky... Read More

22/12/2021

Living: 2021 Whisky Festivals, Amy’s Version

Working in a small and independent Distillery you get to experience all aspects of making whisky. Some fun, like smelling the casks before they’ve been filled with new make spirit, some a little less so. But the part of working at the Spirit Of Yorkshire Distillery I enjoy the most is getting out and sharing our whisky and our story. Flavour and drinks are things I have always been interested in, so when the opportunity to work in a distillery came up, I knew I wanted to be part of... Read More

Filey Bay Flagship Single Malt Bottles 14/12/2021

Distilling: Filey Bay Whisky Flavour Breakdown

As the world of whisky continues to grow, the task of gifting the perfect bottle becomes particularly tricky, especially if don’t drink the spirit yourself (yet!) To make things a little bit easier, here’s a quick and handy guide to our range based on flavour profiles. Flagship: Light and fruity.Our bourbon-led Filey Bay Flagship will be an instant hit with every type of whisky drinker. Full of flavour and depth but never overpowering, it’s the true taste of our distillery. Moscatel Finish: Soft and warming.Light and soft with layers of... Read More

Meet the Team - Diane 29/06/2021

Living: Meet the Team – Diane

You’ll recognise Diane as the cake lady behind the counter at the Pot Still Coffee Shop. Diane’s been with us since November 2018. Q: What’s your favourite part of your role at the distillery?A: My favourite part of my job is making cakes & seeing them disappear! Hopefully to customers & not just to staff! Q: Name your top 3 favourite Spirit of Yorkshire releases?A: Moscatel Finish, Yorkshire Day and Second Release Q: Your favourite whisky, excluding Filey Bay?A: Jura Q: If you could enjoy a dram with someone famous,... Read More

Meet the Team - Justyna 29/06/2021

Living: Meet the Team – Justyna

Justyna’s been part of the team since August 2020. You’ll find Justyna in the Pot Still Coffee Shop, the distillery shop or potentially even on a tour. Q: What’s your favourite part of your role at the distillery?A: Preparing delicious food and learning about how to make great tasting whisky Q: Name your top 3 favourite Spirit of Yorkshire releases?A: Flagship, STR Finish and Moscatel Finish Q: Your favourite whisky, excluding Filey Bay?A: Jameson’s Q: If you could enjoy a dram with someone famous, who would it be and why?A:... Read More

Meet the Team - Amy 22/06/2021

Living: Meet the Team – Amy

You’ll normally find Amy behind the coffee machine in the Pot Still Coffee Shop. Amy has worked with us now for two years. Q: What’s your favourite part of your role at the distillery?A: The tours, I enjoy teaching people about our field to bottle process Q: Name your top 3 favourite Spirit of Yorkshire releases?A: Sherry Cask Reserve #1, Flagship, Moscatel Finish Q: Your favourite whisky, excluding Filey Bay?A: Auchentoshan Q: If you could enjoy a dram with someone famous, who would it be and why?A: Tim Burton, my... Read More

Meet the Team - Naomi 15/06/2021

Living: Meet the Team – Naomi

We’ve had the pleasure of working with Naomi since May 2017. You’ll find Naomi in the cafe, on a tour or the smile behind the desk as you walk through the front door. Q: What’s your favourite part of your role at the distillery?A: Getting people excited about whisky and learning new things Q: Name your top 3 favourite Spirit of Yorkshire releases?A: Filey Bay Flagship, Filey Bay Moscatel Finish and Distillery Project 002 Q: Your favourite whisky, excluding Filey Bay?A: This totally depends on my mood but I am... Read More

Meet the Team - Chrissie 08/06/2021

Living: Meet the Team – Chrissie

The lovely Chrissie has been part of the team since the very beginning. Usually known as the queen of brownies! Q: What’s your favourite part of your role at the distillery?A: Drinking whisky? And the amazing Spirit of Yorkshire family Q: Name your top 3 favourite Spirit of Yorkshire releases?A: STR finish, DP003 Maturing Malt and Flagship Q: Your favourite whisky, excluding Filey Bay?A: Lagavulin Distillers Edition Q: If you could enjoy a dram with someone famous, who would it be and why?A: The legend that is David Attenborough Q:... Read More

Meet the Team - Libby 01/06/2021

Living: Meet the Team – Libby

Libby’s role within the distillery varies from marketing, events, the coffee shop and tours. She’s been part of the team since July 2018. Q: What’s your favourite part of your role at the distillery?A: The tasting events. Talking about whisky is one of my favourite things to do. Q: Name your top 3 favourite Spirit of Yorkshire releases?A: DP006 Maturing Malt, STR Finish, and the new Sherry Cask Reserve #1 Q: Your favourite whisky, excluding Filey Bay?A: Glenrothes 18-year-old PX sherry cask Q: If you could enjoy a dram with... Read More

Meet the Team - Nicola 25/05/2021

Living: Meet the Team – Nicola

Nicola is part of our production team, she’s been with us since December 2019. Q: What’s your favourite part of your role at the distillery?A: The people I work with are my favourite part Q: Name your top 3 favourite Spirit of Yorkshire releases?A: STR Finish, Moscatel Finish, Sherry Cask Reserve #1 Q: Your favourite whisky, excluding Filey Bay?A: Jack Daniels Tennessee Fire Q: If you could enjoy a dram with someone famous, who would it be and why?A: Brian Cox (the physicist) because hopefully, with the help of the... Read More