Spirit of place: the inspiration behind Backwoods Distilling Co.July 31, 2020
Ahead of their first whisky release, we chat with Bree and Leigh Attwood, founders of Backwoods Distilling Co., on the inspiration behind their new rye and single malt.
The shift to digital: are virtual Australian whisky events the new normal?July 25, 2020
Can digital media keep the whisky community engaged? And will virtual tastings endure post-COVID?
Blended malts – a new stage for Australian whisky?July 10, 2020
A new blended malt whisky movement is brewing, and we talk to the movers and shakers leading the game.
Overeem Whisky relaunches under family ownershipJuly 08, 2020
New price points and a new vision for Overeem Whisky under family ownership.
The new wave of Australian whiskies launching in 2020June 19, 2020
Despite the complications thrown up by coronavirus, 2020 is shaping up to be the biggest year yet for new Australian whisky releases.
The native grain project attempting to redefine Australian whiskyJune 05, 2020
Sacha La Forgia’s Native Grain Whiskey is a game changer for the Australian whisky environment.
Whisky review: Backwoods first releases, The Gospel single cask and Smith’s latest 8 year oldAugust 05, 2020
Backwoods Distilling Co.’s first bottlings, The Gospel single cask #35 arrives, and Smith’s 2011 vintage 8 year old.
New release: Starward Fortis – can this ‘bold’ new whisky win over the critics?July 28, 2020
Our review of ‘Fortis’, the latest edition to the Starward core range.
Whisky review: Limeburners single malt – a fiery rendezvousJuly 24, 2020
From heavy peat, port cask to the darkest winter, we take a closer look at Limeburners’ lauded single malts.
Review: Australian malt whisky tour – east to west, north to southJuly 17, 2020
Cross country whisky tour, with new malts from Tasmania, Margaret River, far north QLD and Newcastle
Review: the golden age – rum and brandy from Australia’s top whisky makersJuly 03, 2020
We take a look at some brilliant brandies and rums produced by Australia’s top whisky makers.
Whisky review: Launceston Distillery – lift off for Tasmania’s elegant northern maltJune 26, 2020
From The First Release to the new peated malt, we take a look at Launceston Distillery’s whisky range.