Category Archive: Australia

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

Sullivans Cove American Oak named Liquid Gold

Sullivans Cove, Tasmania’s world leading luxury single malt whisky, has been awarded a coveted Liquid Gold award in Jim Murray’s 2015 Whisky Bible. Sullivans Cove American Oak Cask HH0047 scored 95.5/100, the highest score ever achieved by an Australian whisky in this year’s bible. This is an exceptional achievement for the distillery’s American Oak variety …

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Heartwood wins 2015 Independent Bottler of the Year!

News just announced… – a huge congratulations to Tim Duckett & Heartwood!!! “WIZARDS OF WHISKY WORLD INDEPENDENT BOTTLER OF THE YEAR 2015 This is the first time that the independent award has gone outside the United Kingdom, but it goes to a company that has been ritually kicking butt for a couple of years now, and …

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Heartwood release new expression – The Convict Resurrection

Fantastic news from Tim over at Tasmanian Heartwood Malt Whisky: “It’s taken time. It’s big. It’s origin is a Port Cask from Tasmania Distillery, Sullivan’s Cove. Distilled by Bill and Patrick. It’s over 14 years old………AND IT IS 72%ABV (not our strongest but very close) and its recipe is top secret, apart from the information …

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Tasmanian whisky scores gold at the World Whisky Masters 2014!!

Tasmanian whisky has cleaned up at the 2014 World Whisky Masters this year, with multiple entries scoring medals! The judges were impressed by the whiskies from Hellyers Road Distillery, which were “well constructed” and fruity, while an Ultra-Premium entry from Overeem was also described as “well balanced and accessible”.   Australiasian Single Malt Ultra-Premium Company Product Name …

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Hellyers Road makes Chinese and French connections

Tasmanian whisky was recently profiled extensively to national and international audiences as part of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s historic visit to Hobart. Three of the State’s best known single malt distilleries were selected for inclusion on major event menus relating to President Xi’s visit, foremost of which was the inclusion of Hellyers Road Distillery’s Peated …

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William McHenry & Sons Distillery rebranding

Exciting news from Bill McHenry – they’re rebranding, in the name of family harmony (got to keep the daughters happy!) They will now be McHenry Distillery  

The Tasmanian Whisky Trail

The Tasmanian Whisky Trail It’s the people that make Tasmanian whisky special. Discover these characters and the stories, the love and the passion that goes into crafting every bottle of Tasmanian whisky. Made with love & passion Explore Tasmania’s whiskies, and meet the passionate people behind them. http://taswhiskytrail.com/

Tassie whisky named world’s best single malt

Tasmanian distillery Sullivan’s Cove has been named the world’s best single malt whisky at the World Whiskies Award held on Thursday night in London. Sullivan’s Cove’s French Oak Cask variety was judged the global winner, as well as Australia’s best, from a high-quality pool of single malt entries. They included Scotland’s Bunnahabain, Aberfeldy, Glenkinchie and …

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Old Hobart Distillery & Lark Distillery Join Forces

Old Hobart Distillery & Lark Distillery Join Forces As of Friday 17 January 2014 Lark Distillery Pty Ltd will acquire Old Hobart Distillery and the Overeem brand. Both companies will remain as separate brands and entities, with Old Hobart Distillery/Overeem’s new legal entity becoming Overeem Whisky Pty Ltd (trading as Old Hobart Distillery). Overeem is …

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