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Father's Day Tasting of Old & Unusual Whiskies

Father’s Day Tasting of Old & Unusual Whiskies

  This Father’s Day, Bar Owner Julian White will present a selection of some of the oldest and most unusual whiskies he’s come across to date. He’ll be exploring what makes a whisky “rare” and the incredible history of these legendary distilleries.  A perfect way to tell the ‘old man’ that he means that much...
Starward Whisky People's Choice Awards

Starward Whisky People’s Choice Awards

We’ve been “involved” with Starward whisky from it’s very beginning, and with every step the company takes we’re proud to be there supporting them. This month the New World Whisky Distillery called upon bartenders Australia-wide to submit a cocktail with two promenant criteria: 1. The cocktail must include Starward malt whisky, and 2. the cocktail...
Tullamore Dew Tasting with John Quinn

Tullamore Dew Tasting with John Quinn

On Sunday, 29th June we’ll be joined by John Quinn, Global Brand Ambassador for Tullamore D.E.W. for a rare tasting of 4 core whiskies from the Tullamore D.E.W. range. Currently being rebuilt, the distillery will return to it’s original location for the first time since 1954. Unbeknown to most, all whiskey for the current bottling...
Ardbeg Day 2014 Fooseball Tournament

Ardbeg Day 2014 Fooseball Tournament

Instead of the more usual activity of drinky-uppie, Islay has seen a boom in keepie-uppies, thanks to the forthcoming Ardbeg Day 2014 and this year’s theme – the Ardbeggian take on the football World Cup. Football has a rich and noble history in mainland Scotland where kings and lords would take to the pitch and...
World Whisky Day

World Whisky Day

————————- Event Details Saturday 17 May 5pm – 1am ————————- The whisky bar 10 % off all whisky by the nip Choose from a selection of 500 ! ————————- Rob’s British Butcher Serving Scottish finger food between 5pm and 6pm. Expect haggis balls, pork pies, scotch eggs, black pudding & a range of british style...
Kilkerran Tasting

Kilkerran Tasting

In the current age of the ‘whisky boom’ you’ll find numerous bottles of barley spirit jumping on the shelves of bottle shops. These spirits are a bid by new whisky distilleries to kick-start cash flow before their whisky is fully matured. Often, their whisky is just over the age of 3 years, so yes, it...
Single cask & Cask strength presented by SMWS

Single cask & Cask strength presented by SMWS

  Who are the Scotch Malt Whisky Society? www.smws.com.au     So you’ve noticed the line-up of unique independent bottlings by the Scotch Malt Whisky Society behind the bar at Whisky & Alement but have not had the balls, nor time to find out more? On Monday 5 May, SMWS Director Chris Barnes will host...
Sullivan's Cove Winning Cask 525 Tasting

Sullivan’s Cove Winning Cask 525 Tasting

It was an historic day last month when Australian Single Malt Sullivan’s Cove was named the World’s Best Single Malt for 2014. We couldn’t let the day pass us by without offering you the taste of the winning cask. On Sunday, May 25, we will host an extremely rare tasting which will give 30 lucky...
Easter & Anzac Trading Hours

Easter & Anzac Trading Hours

Easter Friday 18 April – Closed Saturday 19 April – Closed Sunday 20 April – Closed Monday 21 April – Closed Tuesday 22 April – trading resumes as usual Have a lovely weekend with family and friends!   Anzac Day Thursday 24 April – 4pm to 12am Friday 25 April - 4pm to 11pm
Glendalough Poitin Launch Event

Glendalough Poitin Launch Event

Before there was whiskey, there was Poitin… Event Details Date – Monday 12 May, 2014 Time – 6pm onwards Doors open 5.30pm Tickets – FREE Host – Vincent Magrath, Rogue Wines www.glendaloughpoitin.com   On Tasting Cocktail on arrival 1 – Glendalough Premium Poitin 2 - Glendalough Sherry Cask finished Poitin 3 - Glendalough Mountain Strength Poitin  ...
American Craft Whiskey Tasting

American Craft Whiskey Tasting

  For too long, American whiskey has been sidelined at Whisky and Alement. With a heavy focus on single malt whisky, bourbon can often be viewed as an inferior product of large sweetness and little variety. But there’s a change in the air. American whiskey production is growing at a rapid rate and it’s quality...
Julian White speaks with Alquimie Magazine

Julian White speaks with Alquimie Magazine

Watch the video for a little bit of cool. In the world of print media, what you read today was written three months ago. This makes our job of recommending whiskies most difficult as we try to ensure that what we’re enjoying at the time of recommendation will be available in three months time when the...