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MWR caters to all...

MWR caters to all…

  We believe great whisky is there to be enjoyed by all, without exception. We pride ourselves on making Whisky and Alement a place where everyone can come and learn more about the smooth taste and texture of fine whisky, and, of course, sample its delights for themselves. A recent article by Connect Hearing champions this concept...
A tasting of independent bottler, The Whisky Agency

A tasting of independent bottler, The Whisky Agency

An evening with the importer of German Independent Bottler The Whisky Agency We hope you can join us for a tasting of six whiskies hosted by Australian Importer Jose Dymenstein. The German bottler was founded by Carsten Ehrlich and Meike Schneider, priding themselves on bottling the best expressions of whiskies from various distilleries. They’re precision...
Public Holiday Trading

Public Holiday Trading

Anzac Day  Tuesday 25 April – Closed
The King of Cask Strength presents Heartwood whisky!

The King of Cask Strength presents Heartwood whisky!

You’re invited to join Heartwood founder and producer Tim Duckett for a private tasting of one of Tasmania’s newest distilleries, plus four of the latest Heartwood whiskies. The cheeky Mr. Duckett will not reveal the first dram, but he has never disappointed in the 6 years of visiting Whisky & Alement, so we’re sure to see something interesting! We hope you can join us for...
MFWF 2017 Events explain wine and whisky symbiosis

MFWF 2017 Events explain wine and whisky symbiosis

We’re excited to again be partnering up with Melbourne Food & Wine Festival in 2017 to bring you two new events that explore the influence that wine and sherry casks have on the whisky we drink today. Events have historically sold out quickly and we urge you to get in quickly. Whisky’s Flor, in pursuit of...
KilChoman Christmas Cheer Tasting

KilChoman Christmas Cheer Tasting

We’re inviting you to an end of year tasting, gift wrapped in peat. This time there’ll be a half time treat of Kilchoman topped oysters! As we tie off the year that was 2016, and get ready to welcome 2017, we cannot think of a better way to celebrate than with old friends, a faithful...
Christmas Trading Hours

Christmas Trading Hours

In the lead up to Christmas, the single malt bottle shop will trade for extended hours as below. The bottle shop offers a selection of over 80 unique single malt whiskies not available in major retailers with the ability to taste the whisky at the bar before you buy. Let our staff help you select...
St. Andrew's Day at Lûmé Restaurant

St. Andrew’s Day at Lûmé Restaurant

St. Andrew’s Day at the theatrical Lumé Restaurant! On Wednesday November 30th, Whisky and Alement and Lûmé are teaming up to celebrate Scotland’s national day of celebration, St Andrews Day. St Andrews Day has traditionally been marked by a lavish feast; a grand banquet of exotic cuisine, shared between nobility and jesters alike. Of course, in true Scottish spirit,...
Meet Bruichladdich CEO Simon Coughlin over a free dram

Meet Bruichladdich CEO Simon Coughlin over a free dram

Thursday 17th of November at 6pm: No bookings necessary When given the chance to meet Mark Reynier’s brother in arms, we just couldn’t say no! Here Bruichladdich tell the tale of a man who has avoided the limelight, yet played one of the biggest roles in progressive Scotch Whisky. Better than we could tell this tale, we...
A free taste of Finnish whisky

A free taste of Finnish whisky

When’s the last time you tried Finnish whisky? Never? Join Finnish distillery co-founder and CEO Miika Lipiainen on Tuesday 8th November between 5pm and 6.30pm for a free taste and casual chat about his Finnish Rye Whiskey! Hosted by Baranow’s Emporium’s Joey Tai, to attend you simply need stroll into the bar and seat yourself...
We're touring Tasmania & there'll be a temporary change of trading hours...

We’re touring Tasmania & there’ll be a temporary change of trading hours…

…on the following dates: Friday 28th October, OPEN 4pm until 1am Saturday 29th October, OPEN 7pm until 1am Sunday 30th October, CLOSED Monday 31st October, CLOSED Tuesday 1st November, CLOSED Wednesday 2nd November, OPEN 4pm until 1am …and after this we’ll continue serving whisky 7 days!  
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...