The best whisky distilleries in Australia

Since 1992 when Bill Lark opened Australia’s first whisky distillery, Australian distillers have been making a name for themselves in the world whisky scene.

Setting aside Scotland and Japan, in 2014, Australia was the first country to be awarded the World Whiskies Award, and with that in mind, let’s review some of the finest distilleries our country has to offer.

Rosebery, NSW
Founded 2014
Archie Rose produces a variety of spirits but is best known for their Whisky and Gin, focusing on maximising flavour in the spirit before aging.
Rosebery, NSW
Founded 2014
Archie Rose produces a variety of spirits but is best known for their Whisky and Gin, focusing on maximising flavour in the spirit before aging.
Hobart, Tasmania
Founded 1992
Founded by Bill Lark in 1992. Lark whisky is similar in style to Scotch, however, they use Tasmanian peat, water and malted barley to produce their whisky.
Hobart, Tasmania
Founded 1992
Founded by Bill Lark in 1992. Lark whisky is similar in style to Scotch, however, they use Tasmanian peat, water and malted barley to produce their whisky.
Melbourne, Victoria
Founded 2007
Aged in Australian wine barrels exposed to Melbourne’s weather, Starward Whisky is self described as the foodies whisky. Enjoy over ice or in a cocktail.
Melbourne, Victoria
Founded 2007
Aged in Australian wine barrels exposed to Melbourne’s weather, Starward Whisky is self described as the foodies whisky. Enjoy over ice or in a cocktail.
Hobart, Tasmania
Founded 1995
Shining the spotlight on Australian whisky in 2014 when awarded Worlds best Single Malt, Sillivans Cove is one of the most awarded distilleries in Australia.
Hobart, Tasmania
Founded 1995
Shining the spotlight on Australian whisky in 2014 when awarded Worlds best Single Malt, Sillivans Cove is one of the most awarded distilleries in Australia.
Cowra, NSW
Founded 2010
Located in the towns iconic old Flour Mill, Cowra Distilling produces whisky from locally sourced grains and water is taken directly from the Murray River.
Cowra, NSW
Founded 2010
Located in the towns iconic old Flour Mill, Cowra Distilling produces whisky from locally sourced grains and water is taken directly from the Murray River.
Sydney, NSW
Founded 2017
Manly Spirits prides itself on being a product of its location, the beautiful Sydney beach of Manly. Whisky distilled in its first year is being released now.
Sydney, NSW
Founded 2017
Manly Spirits prides itself on being a product of its location, the beautiful Sydney beach of Manly. Whisky distilled in its first year is being released now.

Aussie Whisky regions

Australian Whisky regions

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