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Tasmanian Whisky Appreciation Society shared Peter Bignell - Distiller's post. ...

Jarrod Brown bottling up the next batch of PEATED RYE WHISKY. After much tasting and dilution testing we decided to leave it at natural cask strength that happened to be an even 60%abv. This batch was smoked with highland peat. It's a real cracker. Keep an eye out for it in a couple of weeks.

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Tasmanian Whisky Appreciation Society shared Heartwood Malt Whisky's post. ...

Well crafted prose are often defined as classic literature (The prose poem is a type of poetry characterised by its lack of line breaks). At Heartwood we consider ourselves somewhat "--------" in that regard. So here goes. Da Da Daaaaa.... ("-------" means deficient) 1.0 TIB??005 has been labelled and will be available on our TIB website (www.tib.net.au) today. A Renowned NSW Distillery, 49.1%, $185.00. Sherry cask. It is one of those whisky where the bottle will be empty before you realise. A new online club is being formed for TIB call the Tipsy Tiger Club. Wait for the graphic from our famed artist. Same guy who does our dinosaurs. 2.0 Heartwood : Night Thief has been bottled. 299 bottles. 64.3% ABV. Sherry. Lark Origin Spirit. It falls into the characteristic of a "Session" Whisky though still dark and brooding. Available in May. When decanted LD 654 was a little flat and boring. Not to Heartwood standards for release. We added life by incorporating 5% of a younger whisky LD 775. Our brontosaurus (with a little bit of Stegosaurus through gene splicing. Techniques taken from Jurassic Park and improved by Heartwood) has been created. Will this creature break out and create havoc in the market place. I hope so. All Good

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Saffire Whisky Weekend - August 2018

WHISKY BUSINESS, THE MOST EXCLUSIVE EVENT IN THE SAFFIRE CALENDAR.

BUT THIS YEAR IS DIFFERENT. . . THIS YEAR THERE’S GIN!

The godfather of Australian Whisky, Bill Lark, is back on Tasmania’s iconic East Coast to host Saffire’s Whisky Business 2018. This year Bill is bringing a few friends, including whisky
specialist Ross Blainey from Balvenie Distillery in Scotland. As Balvenie celebrate their 125th anniversary, Lark Distillery celebrates its 25th anniversary – two world-beating whiskies
separated by a decade… and half the globe.

Bill has also invited three exceptional distillers of fine Tasmanian gin, because where there’s great whisky there’s often great gin.

Most importantly, Bill has invited you to spend the weekend immersed in quintessential Saffire luxury, interacting with world-class distillers, sharing their stories, their history and their spirits.

You’ll enjoy a range of entertainment, cocktail and degustation menus prepared by Executive Chef Todd Adams and the range of Saffire experiences that has seen it become Australia’s most awarded luxury hotel.

This will be the fourth or fifth whisky weekend at Saffire and is a great weekend for the whisky enthusiast who wishes to spoil themselves and their partner once in a while. There isn't a better venue for such a whisky event and worth the effort to attend if possible.

AN EXPERIENCE OF THIS CALIBRE STAYS WITH YOU FOREVER.

FOR BOOKINGS & ENQUIRIES
(03) 6256 7888
[email protected]
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The Australian Distilled Spirits Awards have just been announced in Melbourne and Hellyers Road has won two Gold Medals, including 'Champion Whisky' for our Slightly Peated 10 Year single malt! This is another wonderful achievement for the distillery and GM, Mark Littler, along with Chairman Neville Latimer were on hand to accept this evening's awards. It's been a great night for HRD so far as we anxiously wait on news from London of results in the Icons of World Whisky Awards where our Burnie Visitor Centre, and its manager, Sharon Deane are in the running. It looks like a sleepless night ahead - we best line up a few single malts!

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McHenry Whisky Launch!

Hi Everyone… The official launch of the McHenry Whisky has been announced: When: Wednesday 18th May Where: Brooke St Pier. Time: 6.00PM till 8.00PM Tickets $60 includes canapés, wine, beer and Whisky. 40 tickets only. Silent auction for small number of bottles on the night. RSVP to [email protected] #whisky #tasmania @WMHSDistillery

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WOODFORD RESERVE LAUNCHES LATEST DISTILLERY SERIES EXPRESSION

The Woodford Reserve Distillery in Kentucky, has announced the launch of latest release in its innovative Distillery Series. Woodford Reserve Frosty Four Wood (45.2% ABV) is a unique batching of mature Woodford Reserve bourbon, aged in American Oak and finished in barrels made from maple wood, sherry wood and port wood. Commenting on the new …

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