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Luke McCarthy's The Australian Spirits Guide launches with a rare Australian whisky tasting

Luke McCarthy’s The Australian Spirits Guide launches with a rare Australian whisky tasting

You may know Luke McCarthy – Whisky & Alement’s long serving bartender and writer – for his insatiable thirst for whisky knowledge and his drinks column for Fairfax Media’s Executive Style. But you mightn’t know that McCarthy has been travelling around Australia visiting local distilling heroes for the last year-and-a-half to complete his first book, The Australian Spirits...
Australia's first taste of Westland American Single Malt Whiskey

Australia’s first taste of Westland American Single Malt Whiskey

We’re inviting you to try a game changer; a new breed of whiskey to Australian shores, new teachings, new flavours and you’ll need a new frame of mind. It’s a fact that some find it hard to think outside the norm of single malt whisky produced in Scotland or bourbon made in America. This left...
Australia's largest collection of Japanese whisky

Australia’s largest collection of Japanese whisky

. A 2016 Consumable Exhibition of Australia’s Largest Collection of Japanese Whisky . Opening Wednesday 18 May 2016 . WE ARE PROUD TO ANNOUNCE THE UPCOMING LAUNCH OF OUR JAPANESE POP-UP BAR, BAR WHITE OAK. THE POP-UP BAR WILL BE LOCATED WITHIN WHISKY & ALEMENT AND WILL OFFER AUSTRALIA’S LARGEST COLLECTION OF JAPANESE WHISKY. THE BAR WILL STOCK BETWEEN 150...
Puni Italian Whisky Tasting

Puni Italian Whisky Tasting

Puni Italian malt whisky has landed in Australia and we’re giving you the first taste of the Distillery Exclusive first release bottlings! You’re invited to a tasting of the first release of Italian malt whisky, Puni, presented by Baranow’s Emporium. This one of a kind event will include a taste of two cask strength expressions bottled...
Delve into the unknown with this Signatory Tasting!

Delve into the unknown with this Signatory Tasting!

Delve into lesser known distilleries with this tasting of Scottish independent bottler Signatory with importer Craig Merson You’re invited to a tasting of the second shipment of Signatory to Australia with importer Craig Merson, founder of The Whisky Company. Craig, a Scotsman himself, will guide us through six whiskies, five whisky regions, age statements from 10...
Say Happy Father's Day with a FREE Glencairn twin pack!*

Say Happy Father’s Day with a FREE Glencairn twin pack!*

Buy a bottle of single malt whisky valued at $150 or more between now and Father’s Day and receive a free Glencairn twin pack* Here’s a peek of what’s currently available… Or purchase dad a gift voucher to… > attend a whisky tasting > buy a bottle of single malt > have a couple of drinks at the bar...
New dates just released for Japanese Whisky Tastings

New dates just released for Japanese Whisky Tastings

Japanese whisky is now regarded as some of the finest in the world, but why it attracts this sort of attention isn’t always published. This class covers the major distilleries, Japanese whisky traits and an overview of the industry. Japan’s history of whisky production has gone relatively unnoticed until late, with it’s products now practically...
CLOSED: Queen's Birthday Public Holiday

CLOSED: Queen’s Birthday Public Holiday

Whisky & Alement and Bar White Oak will be closed on Monday 13th June for the Queen’s Birthday public holiday. We apologise for any inconvenience or whisky withdrawals caused.
Kavalan Global Brand Ambassador Kellie Du returns with an all cask strength line-up

Kavalan Global Brand Ambassador Kellie Du returns with an all cask strength line-up

Kavalan Global Brand Ambassador Kellie Du returns with an all cask strength line-up You’re invited to a VERY special tasting of the Kalavan Solist range with Brand Ambassador Kellie Du. Gracing our shores more than once this year, this beautifully spoken ambassador is the perfect presenter for a whisky with BIG flavour! Kavalan whisky hails...
4th July Apple Pie Launch Event

4th July Apple Pie Launch Event

Join us for an open house event this Monday 4th July when Melbourne Moonshine launch their Apple Pie Shine with a night full of warm Apple Toddies! No tickets required but we welcome you to register your interest below to ensure the Apple Toddy Pot doesn’t run dry! Melbourne Moonshine “Apple Pie Shine” Launch Event...
Sat 28 May 2016 | Ardbeg Night Event & Bottle Specials

Sat 28 May 2016 | Ardbeg Night Event & Bottle Specials

Pre-purchase your bottle of Ardbeg Dark Cove and receive… PRE-PURCHASE Ardbeg Dark Cove 46.5% $169 / 700ml And receive reduced prices on any additional bottles of Ardbeg purchased in the same transaction including… ADD Ardbeg 10 year old 46% for $68 / 700ml * ADD Ardbeg Uigeadail 54.2% for $108 / 700ml * *Special valid between 5 May 2016 at 4pm to 28 May...
Sun 24 Apr 2016 | Mackey's Tasting

Sun 24 Apr 2016 | Mackey’s Tasting

Mackey’s is currently the only triple distilled whisky in Australia, and although they’re new to the scene having last week ruled only their 4th barrel, word is already spreading of the gloriously rich flavour profile of Redskins and berries built over a thick malt base! The Distillery itself boasts a beautiful location at the Shene...