The Scotch Malt Whisky Society bottles its first Australian whisky – 147.1 Jacaranda JamJuly 16, 2021
The first Australian whisky bottled by the SMWS, 147.1. Jacaranda Jam, is coming soon. We’ve got all the details here, including a review of the inaugural whisky, and further news on upcoming bottlings.
10 of the best Australian peated whiskiesJuly 14, 2021
If you’re a fan of smoky, peated whiskies, give these a try, as we look at Australia’s top peated whiskies and the origins of the style here.
Dark Mofo review 2021: whiskies of the Winter FeastJune 23, 2021
A taste of the Dark Mofo 2021 whisky releases. But with a cloud hanging over the future of the festival, will these be the last Winter Feast whiskies?
Morris of Rutherglen launches single malt whisky rangeJune 08, 2021
Morris, the renowned Rutherglen fortified wine producer, enters the Australian whisky market with the launch of two single malt whiskies.
Is native wood the next frontier for Australian whisky?May 23, 2021
Native wood whisky? Bush whisky? Distillers are throwing out the rule book and using native woods to bring a taste of Australia to your glass.
Shene Distillery launches new whisky rangeMarch 17, 2021
Shene Distillery releases its much anticipated whisky range, featuring new triple distilled and double distilled single malts.
Whisky review: new visions and directions for Australian whiskyJune 13, 2021
Ev Liong spies future Aussie whisky visions in the 78 Degrees Australian Whiskey, Starward Mesquite Smoked Malt, Bakery Hill Little French Pete, Lark Chinotto Cask, and TIB’s The Blend #1 Malt & Oat.
Whisky review: Bellarine first release, 23rd Street’s first Renmark malt, and new classicsJune 06, 2021
A first look at Bellarine’s ‘Bad Boy Billy’ and batch one of 23rd Street’s Renmark single malt, plus Fleurieu’s The Jabberwocky, Killara’s ex-Laphroaig cask and more peated Black Gate.
Whisky review: native wood Australian whiskiesMay 26, 2021
What does whisky matured in Australian native wood casks taste like? Find out in our review of Backwoods’ red gum malt and rye, Derwent Distilling Co.’s stringybark finish, and Old Kempton’s red gum cask single malt.
Whisky review: exploring Old KemptonMay 05, 2021
Ev Liong examines the complicated tale that is Old Kempton whisky through six core range and special release bottlings.
Whisky review: That Boutique-y Whisky Co’s Australia SeriesApril 21, 2021
A sneak peek at the eight bottlings in That Boutique-y Whisky Company’s groundbreaking Australia Series.
Whisky review: first look at Craft Works, Kinglake, Hillwood and 7KApril 15, 2021
On tasting: 7K Pinot Noir Cask, Kinglake Cask Strength, Hillwood ex-Bourbon and Pinot Noir casks, and Craft Works Distillery I AM…
Interview: Patrick Maguire on Sullivans Cove and the future of Australian whiskyApril 09, 2021
Patrick Maguire, the pivotal figure in the development of Sullivans Cove, talks whisky prices, native grains and how he sees the Australian industry progressing.
Interview: Dave Withers talks single malt and the new top secret distillerySeptember 28, 2020
Interview: Dave Withers from Archie Rose talks single malt, whisky regulations, red gum casks and the new Botany distillery.
Interview: Dave Broom on whisky’s brave new worldMarch 10, 2020
Pub chat with Dave Broom, one of the world’s leading whisky and spirits writers, on China, Scotch, Australian whisky and Scotchwhisky.com.
Interview: Jane Sawford on her whisky journey and the future of OvereemFebruary 19, 2020
Jane Sawford opens up on regaining ownership of Overeem and the future of Tasmanian whisky.
Interview: Peter Bignell, the world’s greenest distillerDecember 06, 2019
Peter Bignell, the founder and sole creative force behind the award-winning Belgrove Distillery, is a complete original, and his distillery can almost certainly lay claim to being the world’s greenest.