On the rocks, neat or mixed up in your favourite cocktail – however you take your spirits, you will be in heaven with these top-shelfers. Smooth, delicious and locally-made right here in Aus, you will want to savour every sip!
We’ll take ours with a twist…
In a historic win, the 2017 Champion Australian Distillers was shared between two of Australia's most highly regarded spirits producers.
James Young, of Old Young’s produces premium quality handcrafted gin and vodka in Swan Valley, Western Australia. True to their name, Old Young’s brings tradition together with new techniques and a flair for the unusual.www.oldyoungs.com.au
In a historic win, the 2017 Champion Australian Distillers was shared between two of Australia's most highly regarded spirits producers. Owner, developer and farmer Raymond (Spike) Dessert III, is the creator of Western Australia’s oldest continuously operating, legal distillery.
Built on his farm just outside of Kununurra in the heart of the beautiful Ord River Valley is the small pot distillery, which has the capacity to produce over 50,000 bottles of Ord River Rum a year.
This family business uses wherever possible locally grown ingredients including their own sugar plantation.hoochery.com.au
Aged for three years in PX barrels imported from Spain, just 675 bottles of this limited edition whisky were produced under the New World Projects label, this being the third batch in the series.starward.com.au
The Broadside was created using distinctive sea parsley and seasoned with Margaret Rover sea salt, it may well be the first salty gin, but surely the first to use seawater.www.thewestwindsgin.com
Ord River Rum Premium is created using Australian grown sugarcane and matured in oak barrels. It is hand bottled at the Dessert’s Hoochery Distillery in the Ord River Valley in Western Australia.www.hoochery.com.au
'The Italian' is a small batch bitter orange aperitif inspired by the classic aperitifs of Italy. This impression marries unique blend of herbs and South Australian Riverland grown oranges with more traditional ingredients.www.adelaidehillsdistillery.com.au
The Mandarinello unites an ageless Southern Italian recipe with fresh Australian ingredients to create a liqueur that is refreshing and zesty.
Limeburners has been distilling Whisky for 10 years from its boutique distillery in Albany, and now also in Margaret River, Western Australia.
Limeburners have established a solid reputation for producing sublime, world-class whiskies and spirits.www.limeburners.com.au
Double distilled in small batch pot stills from carefully prepared base wines, St Agnes XO is matured in small barrels for a minimum of 15 Years prior to blending and bottling.
Founded in 1925, the St Agnes Distillery and Barrel Halls carefully handcraft brandy, with character that is testament to the rewards of time, age, ambition and craft.www.stagnesdistillery.com.au
Kis Old Tom Gin is lightly aged in small re-charred French oak barrels. The addition of local aniseed/lemon myrtles adds sweet characters to this classic old-style gin.
Jon & Sarah Lark established Kangaroo Island Spirits Distillery in 2006 to create premium gins and other traditional spirit products using a “slow spirit” philosophy.kispirits.com.au
Castle Glen Distillery’s Golden Knight is a Peppermint Schnapps Liqueur with notes of herbal root. Its most prominent characteristic is the 23kt Gold Flakes, a practice dating back to the 16th Century. Drink straight or on the rocks.
Established in 1990, Castle Glen Australia is a producer of “All Natural” wine, liqueurs, beer and distilled products. Castle Glen Australia is located on the Granite Belt, QLD, at 938m above sea-level, with an amazing Cellar Door – “The Castle”.www.castleglenaustralia.com.au
Ord River Rum is a blend of six - ten barrels aged for two - six years toasted in recycled barrels from the Australian Wine Industry.
The Hoochery Distillery is a family owned and operated distillery in the far north of Western Australia. The Hoochery stands proud of being 100% Australian owned and operated and wherever possible uses locally grown ingredients.www.hoochery.com.au
Australian sugarcane meets Swan Valley grapes. The result? A modern classic, perfectly balanced with a crisp, clean flavour and wonderfully smooth finish.
Old Young’s produces premium quality hand-crafted spirits from Western Australia’s historic Swan Valley. True to their name, Old Young’s brings tradition together with new techniques and a flair for the unusual.www.wildswandistillery.com.au