Sullivans Cove Celebrates 25th Anniversary this Year

WORDS KEN GARGETT The always impressive Tasmanian whisky distillery, Sullivans Cove, is celebrating their 25th anniversary this year. As one of the leaders of an industry that was initially looked on as a curio at best, and folly by many, it is a great achievement. Sullivans Cove, on the Derwent River in Tasmania (if there…

A Bottled American Cocktail With An Australian Twist

Starward has just released its latest bottled cocktail series, the limited edition Red Manhattan, in collaboration with Adelaide Hills Distillery. Described as a classic American cocktail reimagined with an Australian twist, the series is inspired by the signature Starward Whisky red wine barrel characteristics. The tipple is a distillery batched cocktail, made with Starward’s single…

Win Your Own 20-Litre Barrel of Whisky

Always dreamt of having your own barrel of whisky? Well, now that dream could be a reality. Archie Rose Distilling Co. is giving away the opportunity for two people to win a tailored 20-litre cask of single malt whisky, valued at $6,500. That’s basically a year’s supply! Using Archie Rose’s very own Six Malt New…

The Journey to One of Australia’s Best Whiskies

Where the coast meets country, in the westerly city of Burnie, Tasmania is an unlikely cooperative of dairy farmers producing some of Australia’s best whisky. In 1997, at a time when the rest of Australia wasn’t concentrating on locally made spirits, the visionary dairy farmers at Betta Milk set about quietly crafting their own premium…

The Art of Appreciating Whisky

If you’re new to the world of whisky, it can be somewhat daunting. It’s easy to be put off without the help of someone who can show you the different ways whisky can be enjoyed or explain the factors that make this spirit unique. My first experience of whisky was at a tasting with around…

Taste Australia in a Bottle With Manly Spirits Co.

Manly Spirits Co. has just launched its debut range of premium spirits after celebrating a clean-sweep of recent medal wins at the 17th San Francisco World Spirits Competition (SFWSC) and 2017 Australian Distilled Spirits Awards (ADSA). The first distillery to open in Sydney’s Northern Beaches, Manly Spirits Co. does things “the Australian way”. Sustainably sourced…

Top 5 Whisky Bars in Australia

Calling all whisky lovers! Fancy a dram? Well, we’ve put together a list of our top five whisky bars… 1. Kittyhawk Kittyhawk transports you back to Paris circa 1944 featuring a French style fit out, with leather booth lounges, tables, and a bar that runs over 12 metres long. The heroes at Kittyhawk are rum…

Create and Win Your Own 20 Litre Cask of Archie Rose Tailored Whisky

Create and Win Your Own 20 Litre Cask of Archie Rose Tailored Whisky   Sydney’s Archie Rose Distilling Co prides itself on being able to bring members of the public face-to-face with the world of distilling at its Rosebery location. In celebration of the success of its world first Tailored Spirits range, Archie Rose is offering…

Radisson Blu and Archie Rose Team Up for Distiller’s High Tea

Radisson Blu Plaza Sydney has partnered with Sydney distillery Archie Rose Distilling Co to offer guests a different approach to their High Tea– the Distiller’s High Tea. The Distillers High Tea will feature beverages as the star and match each the flavour of the spirits with gourmet food offerings. The High Tea will showcase Archie…