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Welcome to Australian Whisky Distilleries

Welcome to the page on Planet Whiskies referring to Australian Whisky Distillery. There are six distilleries at present mentioned on this page and are Hellyers Road Distillery, The Nant Distillery, Hoochery Distillery, Great Southern Distilling Company and of course the very famous Bakery Hill Distillery.

In Australia at present there are 18 licensed whisky distilleries located nearly in every part of the country. The part of the country that has the heighest concentration is the state of Tasmania where their are 10 on this island just to the south of Melbourne.

More Australian whisky distillery will be on this page in the near future, but if you would like your local distillery mentioned straight away please email Planet Whiskies and I will insert the distillery onto this page. All the distilleries on this page have external web links to the distillery own site. This will give you the opportunity to research more information and improve you knowledge regarding the distillery in question.

Also remember to view the links just below this paragraph to read about all the distilleries in the world. There is an amazing list of distilleries and by looking through these page you start to realise how massive the whisky industry is to the world markets.

Australian Whisky Distilleries

Hellyersroad Whisky Distillery

A photo of the visitor centre at Hellyers Road Distillery in TasmaniaDistillery in Tasmania, Australia and the largest Single Malt Whisky distillery. This distillery is the largest producer of Single Malt Whisky in Australia and was established in 1997. The whisky that is produced is being well known through-out the world whisky market and uses Tasmanian grown barley with the peat coming from the Tasmanian highlands. The water that is use is local rainwater. Most of the whisky this disitllery produces are stored in ex-bourbon white oak barrels. .There is a Visitor Interpretation Centre where you can taste the home grown Whisky and you can see a photo of the visitor centre to the right.

You can also buy for home use at the shop within the distillery. The distillery is also a big producer of premium Vodka. More details are available on their website - www.hellyersroaddistillery.com.au

Latest news from Hellyersroad Distillery

Tasmanian Whisky Week 13 -19 August 2018: Hellyers Road Distillery: Australian Whisky

Take a Walk with us during Tasmanian Whisky Week

Tasmanian Whisky Week 2018: Hellyers Road Distillery: Australian Whisky

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During Tasmanian Whisky Week 13 -19 August, visitors to Hellyers Road Distillery can purchase one Whisky Walk (Guided distillery tour) and receive another one for free. The per person cost of a tour is usually $19.50 but for Tasmanian Whisky Week, the one price will admit a couple. Read more

Hellyers Road Distillery: Tasmania's Exporter of the Year: 16th October, 2017

Hellyers Road in Tasmania: Tasmania's Exporter of the Year: 16th October, 2017

As the whisky industry grows in Australia, it's always great receiving press releases from distilleries like Hellyers Road in Tasmania and sharing their good news. Below is an announcement about Hellyers Road Distilleries being award the Small Business award and the higher award of Tasmania's overall champion export business. Read more

Australia Whisky News - Hellyersroad Distillery August Newsletter - 21st August, 2012

The Nant Whisky Distillery

A photo of the whisky bar lounge within the complex at the Nant Distillery is Tasmania.The Nant Distillery is set in the Central Highlands in Tasmania on the Nant Estate and has been around since 1821.The distillery itself is a rare farm producing whisky distillery. At the centre of the distillery is a old mill which was bulit in 1823 and is still used in present day production. It produced the Nant Single Malt and they do the full process to making whisky from the growing of the barley to harvesting the crop. Then making the end product, Nant whisky. On the right you will see a photo of inside the distillery - Its very own whisky bar lounge where you can samply the distillery whiskies. You can find out more details on the Nant Distillery website - www.nantdistillery.com.au

Hoochery Whisky Distillery

A photo of all the whisky barrels inside Hoochery Whisky Distillery in Kununurra, Western AustraliaSet in Kununurra in Western Australia and is the oldest continuously operating distillery in Australia and are the makers of a premium corn mash whiskey, called Raymond B. Made with Kimberley Grown Corn and Mahogany charcoal. The distillery makes other brands including Ord River Rum which you could say is more important to this distillery than their whisky as it produces over 50,000 barrels of Rum every year. This rum is said to be the first Rum produced in Western Australia and has grown to become a very successful brand. The distillery latest product is Kimberley Corn Liquor, which is made from 100% Kimberley Corn Mash.

The distillery is also very proud of being 100% Australian and always try to use the natural ngredients. There is very intesting details on the distillery website and is a must view to find out all the latest information relating the the many products Hoochery Distillery offer at present. More details are available on their website www.hoochery.com.au

Great Southern Whisky Distilling Company

A photo of the Great Southern Whisky Distilling CompanyProduced is Western Australia Limeburners is a premium Single Malt Whisky and hand distilled, non-chill filtered in traditional copper pot stills. The location of the distillery is in Port City of Albany. When visitors come to this distillery they will learn all about the distilling process in the making of whisky. They can then sample the final whisky product after the tour has finished. The whisky on offer within this distillery is often on offer in tasting night in Perth, Western Australia. There is a small fee for this, but I would imagine would be a very exciting night and one that you should remember if you dont over sample the drams on offer. The Great Southern Distilling Company have a great website where you can find out more about the distillery tour and you will find it at - www.distillery.com.au

Bakery Hill Whisky Distillery

A photo inside the Bakery Hill Whisky Distillery in Victoria, Australia.Bakery Hill is set in Victoria, Australia and produces Malt Whisky. At Bakery Hill have two types of cask strength single malt whiskies. They are the Peat Malt Cask Strength and the Classic Malt Cask Strength. All the whisky is stored in American Oak ex Bourbon barrels.

It also has three single malts called The Classic Malt using unpeated malt, brewed then double distilled and matured in American Oak Bourbon Casks - More details are available on the Bakery Hill Website and this can be found at www.bakeryhilldistillery.com.au

The Lark Distillery, Hobert, Tasmania

The Lark Distillery on Tasmania has been producing whiskies since 1992 and was the first on the island state to have a license to distillery after it was ban on the island for 150 years. This distillery was founded by Bill Lark and produced some excellent whiskies stored in quarter casks that years go by would have held Australian sherry or port. When this distillery bottles their whiskies the alway release them as 'single casks' meaning that the one you buy today will be different for the one you bought last month. This distillery is one of the leading distilleries in OZ and If you are wanting to tour The Lark distillery while on your holiday in Australia they offer either a 1, 2 and 4 day Whisky Experience Tours. More details can be found on their website www.larkdistillery.com.au

The Australian Distillery

The Austrailian Distillery is nestled amongst the picturesque rolling hills and pristine beaches of Gerringong. So far this distillery has not produced any single malts for the open market, but this is all set to change with The Australian Distillery will be releasing it's single malt on a commercial scale in 2011. The Australian Distillery produces premium distilled spirits under it's own labels. Using unique blends of the finest ingredients,

Our traditional hand beaten copper pot stills capture the authentic flavours and aromas that truly reflect the highest standards of premium Australian spirits. Currently Producing an Australian Whiskey under the name Stockman's. To find out more details about this Austrailian distillery www.theaustdistillery.com.au .

 

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