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Pre-release tasting from Acorn Ltd. Japan

Pre-release tasting from Acorn Ltd. Japan

Pre-release tasting from Acorn Ltd. Japan Be the first in Australia to sample the new releases from Acorn Ltd. Japan. Tsuta San’s new range includes one of the oldest Port Charlotte’s available, sherry casked Tamdhu and more. This latest release from Acorn Ltd. Japan came to us straight from the bottling hall in Scotland and...
Join Dad for a whisky tasting this Father's Day

Join Dad for a whisky tasting this Father’s Day

‘Retro blends and their modern-day counterparts’ this Father’s Day The perfect treat for dad this Father’s Day, this special Whisky & Alement tasting will showcase some of the rare blended Scotch whiskies the bar has collected over a number of years. Luke McCarthy, Whisky & Alement’s resident bartender and author, will present six blends from...
A tasting of Scotland's smallest traditional distillery

A tasting of Scotland’s smallest traditional distillery

Edradour Distillery Scotland’s smallest traditional distillery Edradour may be Scotland’s smallest distillery, but amongst whisky lovers it’s one of the better known and adored distilleries producing a heavier bodied Highland style as well as a peated single malt branded as “Ballechin”. In 2002 Andrew Symington, owner of independent bottling company “Signatory”, purchased the Edradour distillery...
Bledisloe Quaich Whisky Tasting Competition, Australia vs. NZ

Bledisloe Quaich Whisky Tasting Competition, Australia vs. NZ

A blind tasting will declare the winner of this Bledisloe Quaich event! Three Australian whiskies will be tasted blind beside three New Zealand whiskies. Each participant will complete a score sheet and upon the conclusion a winner will be announced! Think you know your local whiskies? Think again! We guarantee this will test you! Presented by Sydney importer...
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...
Meet the Maker: Anthony Wills

Meet the Maker: Anthony Wills

WHAT IS “MEET THE MAKER”? An open ended invitation and opportunity to meet people directly involved in the whisky industry, share a dram and banter, with not strings attached. Some added benefits include: EXTENDED BAR MENU > .An extended menu of whiskies on pour from the featured producer* BOTTLE SHOP DISCOUNTS > 10% discount on all bottles...
Sunday 6th Sep 2015 | Ben Nevis Product Launch

Sunday 6th Sep 2015 | Ben Nevis Product Launch

An exclusive product launch of Ben Nevis Single Casks in celebration of Corowa Distillery In 2010 Dean Druce purchased an abandoned floor mill which had not been in use since 1970. Located on the Murray River in the town of Corowa in southern New South Wales, Dean began renovating the old mill in 2010 with the vision of producing whisky on location....
Sunday 2 Aug | A tasting of rare Lagavulin whiskies

Sunday 2 Aug | A tasting of rare Lagavulin whiskies

A tasting of rare Lagavulin stock Sunday, July 26 at 2.30pm Details Sunday, 26 July 2015 Doors open at 2.15pm, Tasting at 2.30pm Duration 1 hour Tickets $89pp Limited to 14 seats Experience We hear from so many patrons that “Lagavulin was the whisky that turned them into regular drinkers.” We’re all fans of the 16 year old and the...
Paul John Tasting with Michael John

Paul John Tasting with Michael John

A tasting with Paul John Indian Whisky Master Distiller, Michael John Sunday, June 7 at 2.30pm You’ve not heard of Paul John whisky? We’re not surprised! Paul John is one of two Indian Whisky distilleries producing single malts that adhere with SWA standards. Paul John is a single malt that is fast gaining recognition winning...
Ardbeg Day 30 May 2015

Ardbeg Day 30 May 2015

Saturday 30 May 2015 In the lead up A free dram with every bottle! For purchases before May 28 We’ll be rewarding those who are quick this year! Pre-order your bottle of Ardbeg Perpetuum before 3pm May 28, 2015 and receive a free 30ml’s to enjoy in-house when you pickup your purchase! Orders must be paid for in full...
Whisky at the Cinema - St Vincent

Whisky at the Cinema – St Vincent

We’re again combining great entertainment, friends, and of course whisky to bring you our fourth Whisky at the Cinema event. This event is designed to be a casual affair. Guests will be greeted on arrival with a full dram of whisky and popcorn while they catch up with friends (and catch their breath) before the...
The Lost Distillery Co. Tasting

The Lost Distillery Co. Tasting

    Hosted by Global Brand Ambassador Andrew Hogan In the last century, almost one hundred (nearly half) of Scotland’s malt whisky distilleries have been closed or destroyed. Global economic downturn, over-production, world wars and prohibition have all contributed to the loss of so many distilleries. As a result of all of these factors, many...