Two Doctors Whiskey First Release ($295)
Two Doctors Whiskey was recently launched by Prof John Rasko, a world-leading physician and scientist, and Dr Jerry Schwartz, a cosmetic surgeon and hotel mogul (yep, you read that right). The whisky was produced at the Sydney Brewery Hunter Valley, which sits inside the Schwartz-owned Crowne Plaza resort. The doctors added a distillery to the brewery in 2013, and this first release was distilled in 2016 and matured for six years in a Rosebrook Estate ex-port cask.
Waubs Harbour Single Malt Whisky First Release Whiskies
Waubs Harbour on Tassie’s stunning east coast have unveiled their first three core range whisky releases entirely produced at their Bicheno distillery. The ‘Flagship Series’ includes Waubs Original, matured in ex-Bourbon casks and finished in ex-port casks, Port Storm, predominately matured in ex-port casks, and Founders Reserve, a selection of Waubs highest quality port casks at Cask Strength. Waubs are also auctioning off bottle No. 1 with the proceeds to be bottled for The Great Southern Reef Foundation. The first release bottlings go live April 19.
3Souls Single Malt Whisky, Batch 4, 5, 6 ($185-$195)
The 3Souls independent bottling label created by whisky veterans Craig Daniels, Paul Shand and Viano Jaksa have just released their next batch of whiskies. The whiskies selected were produced at the Fleurieu Distillery and matured for almost seven years in apera and tawny casks.
Port Creek Australian Single Malt Whisky Batch 1 ($180)
The first release of Port Creek Single Malt Whisky from Le Fevre Spirits Co, a new independent bottler based in Adelaide. This first batch was matured in a 100 litre ex-Barossa red wine cask.
Archie Rose Return to Sandigo Rye Malt Whisky
A follow-up to Archie Rose’s 2020 Sandigo Heritage Rye Malt Whisky (one of our favourite Australian ryes of recent times). The upcoming Return to Sandigo will launch in April.
Amber Lane Equinox Single Malt Whisky ($139)
Said to be a new core range offering from Amber Lane Distillery. Matured in a combination of ex-sherry and ex-Bourbon casks and landing at a cracking price.
Chief’s Son Peated Malt Single Malt Whisky ($170)
A new peated single malt release from Chief’s Son Distillery in Mornington Peninsula, matured for three years in French oak apera casks and one year in ex-Bourbon casks.
Overeem Port & Sherry Marriage Cask Strength For The Whisky List ($289)
Released at The Australian Whisky Show, an exclusive bottling by The Whisky List marrying Overeem’s famed Sherry and Port Cask whiskies together. Bottled at a generous 60%.