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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

Meet the Team - Claire 18/05/2021

Living: Meet the Team – Claire

Claire is our front of house manager, meaning she’s the smile you see as you walk through the door. Claire became part of the team in July 2019. Q: What’s your favourite part of your role at the distillery?A: I enjoy all aspects of my role at the distillery Q: Name your top 3 favourite Spirit of Yorkshire releases?A: Sherry Cask Reserve #1, Filey Bay Moscatel finish and Filey Bay Second Release Q: Your favourite whisky, excluding Filey Bay?A: The Macallan Q: If you could enjoy a dram with someone... Read More

Meet the Team - Dom 11/05/2021

Living: Meet the Team – Dom

Meet Dom. Dom is a crucial part of our production team as our head distiller. Q: What’s your favourite part of your role at the distillery?A: Unloading 200 bourbon casks out the back of a container in the Summer Q: Name your top 3 favourite Spirit of Yorkshire releases?A: Distillery Projects 001, Filey Bay First Release, Yorkshire Day 2020 Q: Your favourite whisky, excluding Filey Bay?A: Highland Park 18 Year Old Q: If you could enjoy a dram with someone famous, who would it be and why?A: Swami John Reis.... Read More

Meet the Team - India 04/05/2021

Living: Meet the Team – India

India has been part of the team since the very beginning. Her main role within the distillery is the office manager however you could also catch her in the distillery helping with production, or even in the cafe on a busy day! Q: What’s your favourite part of your role at the distillery? A: My role is incredibly varied but the part I enjoy the most is working with the numbers. Q: Name your top 3 favourite Spirit of Yorkshire releases? A: Maturing Malt 001, Filey Bay Moscatel Finish, Sherry... Read More