January whisky releases

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Manly Spirits Co. Coastal Stone Bourbon Cask ($150)

The latest in Manly Spirits Co.’s Coastal Stone series. Matured over four years in a combination of 100 litre and 200 litre ex-Bourbon casks from Kentucky.

Archie Rose Red Gum Smoked Single Malt Whisky ($199)

Archie Rose have just announced their latest Trials and Exceptions release: Red Gum Smoked Single Malt Whisky. This release will be followed by a Stringybark Smoked Single Malt Whisky due for release later in the year.

Lark 30th Anniversary Edition ($220)

Bottled by The Whisky Club to celebrate Lark’s 30th Anniversary. Matured in 65% port, 25% sherry, 8% Bourbon and 2% rum casks, these were then married together and further finished in Australian muscat casks.

Lark Tokay Finished ($299)

This is a vatting of Hobart Whisky casks, predominantly ex-Bourbon and a smaller portion of ex-PX cask whisky, that was then finished in Hobart’s very own cherry liqueur casks.

Lark Muscat Cask II ($299)

One of the latest Lark finished whiskies. This one was finished in tokay casks from Seppeltsfiled in the Barossa.

Otter Craft Distilling New French Oak ($180)

The latest single malt release from Otter Craft Distilling. This bottling was solely matured in new French oak casks for just over 2.5 years.

Highwayman Batch #2.4 ($249)

The latest Highwayman bottling began its life in a 100 litre French oak red wine cask before being transferred to two 40 litre French oak tawny casks. This whisky was then finally finished in four 20 litre refill tawny casks.

Callington Mill Distillery Leap of Faith Series ($165-$345)

The Callington Mill Distillery located in Oatlands in Tasmania will soon open its doors to the public. In the meantime, you can check out there ‘Leap of Faith’ series. The series features a whopping eight bottlings from a wide array of Shene and Old Kempton distillery stocks.

The Aisling Bourbon Cask Release 

The Aisling Distillery will soon release their first Bourbon cask release (not pictured), matured in four ex-Heavens Hill Bourbon barrels for four years.

Black Gate Bourbon Cask Vatting ($125)

Released late 2021, Black Gate’s latest is a vatting of three 200 litre Buffalo Trace ex-Bourbon barrels that yielded 1302 bottles. Yet another Bourbon cask offering from an established Aussie distillery – nice.