November whisky releases

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Bathurst Grange Distillery Batch #001 Bourbon & Shiraz Cask Single Malt Whisky ($190)

The first whisky release from Bathurst Grange Distillery located in the eponymous regional city west of Sydney. It’s been matured for over three years in a combination ex-Bourbon and Shiraz casks.

Bathurst Grange Distillery Batch #001 Bourbon & Shiraz Cask Single Malt Whisky ($190)

Old Kempton are celebrating their 10th anniversary with this soon-to-be-released limited bottling. Spirit distilled at Old Kempton’s original site at Redlands Estate and the current site at Dysart House was married together for the bottling which launches December 5.

Jumping the Rattler Blended Malt Whisky 

A fantastic little collaboration blended malt between Timboon Distillery, Backwoods and Fleurieu launched at The Whisky Abbey Festival. The name references the former railway stations that run through each distillery.

Highwayman Peated Tequila Cask Single Malt Whisky AWAS Exclusive ($289)

Another crowd favourite at the recent Whisky Abbey Festival. Initially matured in two French oak apera casks and then finished in three 50 litre tequila casks. Bottled for the Australian Whisky Appreciation Society.

The Gospel Projects Stout Cask Rye Whiskey ($135)

Originally matured in new American oak casks and then finished in a journeyman stout cask for six months. The finishing cask had previously held both Gospel rye whiskey and Wolf of the Willows imperial stout.

Overeem Man of Promise Single Malt Whisky ($249)

The latest annual Man of Promise bottling from Overeem. This year the team have married four single cask whiskies, Port, Sherry and Bourbon, aged between 5 and 6 years old.

Ned Green Sash Reserve Australian whisky ($78)

The latest release from Ned Whisky, where the Ned team ‘harvest’ (hmmm) their regular sour mash whisky over toasted American oak.

No Boundaries Blended Tasmanian Malt Whisky Batch 1 ($185) and Batch 2 ($175)

A great new project from Todd Morrison, owner of Destination Cellars in Hobart, where he’ll be bottling blended malts from select Tasmanian distilleries. Batch 1 married Launceston Distillery peated whisky with Hobart Whisky ex-Bourbon cask whisky, while Batch 2 is also a blend of ex-Bourbon cask matured whisky from the same two distilleries.

Coastal Stone Sangiovese Cask Single Malt Whisky by TWL 

An upcoming bottling from Manly Spirits Co. and The Whisky List. A four year Coastal Stone malt matured in an ex-Sangiovese cask will be launched by The Whisky List in late December.

Kinglake French Oak and Kinglake Full Noise Cask Strength Single Malt Whiskies and ($100 and $140)

Kinglake Distillery in Victoria recently added two new additions to their core range: Kinglake Full Noise, a cask strength expression matured in ex-Bourbon casks, and Kinglake French Oak, which is fully matured in ex-tawny casks (cracking prices on both).

Killara KD20 Ex-Tawny Port Cask Ex-Laphroaig Cask ($285)

The latest release from Kristy Booth-Lark at Killara, matured in a 100 litre ex-tawny cask and then finished in an ex-Laphroaig cask for three months.

Starward Cognac Cask by The Whisky Club ($135)

December’s new bottling by The Whisky Club is a Starward that was initially matured in red wine casks before being finished in Limousin oak Cognac casks.

The Aisling Reserve Edition Cnoc Neamh Single Malt Whisky ($149)

The latest bottling fom The Aisling Distillery in Griffith, matured in 3 x 225 litre ex-Bourbon casks from Heaven Hill Distillery.

Black Gate Peated Cask Strength Tawny Cask BG066 ($230)

The latest release from Black Gate, matured in a 100 litre tawny cask for 5 years and 8 months and bottled at a whopping 69.1%!