March 10, 2018

On the eve of Whisky & Dreams Staward Distillery unveiled a limited release, distillery exclusive Cognac Cask finished whisky. A first for the distillery, the 252 bottles that stem form this release were finished in four 50l Cognac casks after 3 year maturation. 

Starwa...

March 8, 2018

Sullivans cove today unveiled their only second Cask Strength American Oak in a number of years. To be precise, it is the first that was made available via online distribution. Hot on the heels of their recent cellar0 door only TD0136, the TD0137 appears to be from a s...

March 7, 2018

It was announced today that the 2018 Australian Malt Whisky Tasting Championship will be held on 28 July in Sydney's Powerhouse Museum. The event is different to most other whisky shows in Australia as it is a blind-tasting competition rather than a typical fair with s...

March 6, 2018

Last weekend the highly anticipated biennial DramFest at Christchurch’s Horncastle Arena kicked off the Whisky-event season in the Australian/New Zealand region. DramFan had their spies attending the event who provided this report:

This year’s event aimed high with over...

February 28, 2018

Tasmanian Independent Bottlers (TIB) announced today that their latest two releases (TIBRD002 and TIBRD009) have been bottled and will be available for purchase via their website from Monday 5 March onward. 

Tim Ducket of TIB confirmed the names of 'Redlands Release 3'...

February 25, 2018

Today Fleurieu Distillerie's Gareth Andrews confirmed the upcoming release of three more whiskies. The mystery trio 'Heart of Gold', 'Bogart Bacall' and  'Atlantic Crossing' has now officially been announced after some teaser pictures surfaced last week. It seems Fleur...

February 12, 2018

Australian independent bottler Alex Moores of Dark Valley today announced his fourth ever release ' Gambler's Dice'. A limited run of 30 bottles were drawn from Lark spirit that was matured in an ex Bourbon barrel.

The whisky comes entirely unfiltered and bottled a...

February 7, 2018

Finding whisky online and comparing prices among Australian Retailer has always been a difficult task. Until now that is. Today the ‘WhiskyList’ officially got launched! It is the labour of love by four whisky aficionados in Sydney (Chris Ross, Will Alphabet, Heath Law...

February 5, 2018

Heartwood Today announced the upcoming release of their Lark Spirit 'Shade of Night'. In typical Heartwood fashion the whisky clocks in at a hefty 66.6 % Alc/Vol and it comes as a limited run of only 280 bottles. Shade of Night was matured in a Sherry case for over 5 y...

February 4, 2018

​​South Australian Tin Shed distillery today announced the release of their Batch #10 Silver Series dram. According to owner and Head Distiller Ian Schmidt, this batch displays "Big honey, sour fruit, then herbal with some resin (vine sap), slightly astringent leafy ta...

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