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Launceston Distillery comes to Hobart

Destination Cellars warmly invite you to a very special 'Meet the Maker' event with Launceston Distillery's Chris Condon. Hangar 17 will be coming to Hobart on Friday evening September 28th at 7pm in the beautiful surrounds of Hadley's Orient Hotel.

Learn about Chris' whisky journey, and how Launceston Distillery took filght in July this year with the official launch of the first traditional whisky produced in the region since distillation was outlawed more than 170 years ago with the Distillation Prohibition Act of 1839.

Launceston Distillery was formed by head distiller Chris Condon, a whisky enthusiast with a fine attention to detail honed as a pharmaceutical industry quality analyst and the brewing team leader at Boags Brewery. He then become the first distiller at Nant Distillery, laying the foundations for that company's early success between 2008 and 2011, before embarking on this current venture with Rob Carroll, Chris Byrne, Ilya Brucksch-Domanski, and Peta Dolan to establish Launceston Distillery in 2013.

Launceston Distillery produces a number of varieties matured in either bourbon, tawny (Australian port) or apera (Australian sherry) casks; their first batch was distilled on October 5th 2015.

We will be sampling: 3 whiskies at 46% (ex-Apera, Tawny and Bourbon Cask), and 2 at cask strength (ex-Tawny and Bourbon), plus a special mystery dram!

Friday September 28th from 7pm at Hadleys Orient Hotel.

Tickets are $59 per person and must be booked in advance as tickets are limited. We will have a limited amount of bottles for sale on the evening which Chris will be happy to sign. Price includes tastings, finger food and good times.

DATE AND TIME
Fri. 28 September 2018
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm AEST

LOCATION
Hadley's Orient Hotel
34 Murray Street
Hobart, TAS 7000
Australia

Tickets here: www.eventbrite.com.au/e/launceston-distillery-meet-the-maker-tickets-49630712798?aff=ebapi
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