An evening exploring the iconic Monkey 47 from Germany and one of the new brands from Japan making big waves in the international gin scene the Ki No Bi range from Kyoto.
Here is the tasty line up of gins:
1. Poltergeist Navy Strength Gin – Tasmania – Shene Distillery
2. Mountain Goat Hopped Gin – Melbourne – Mountain Goat Brewery/Distillery
3. Cadenhead's Old Raj Dry Gin – UK – WH Cadenheads
4. Levantine Gin – Tel Aviv, Israel – Milk & Honey Distillery
5. Levantine Oak Aged Gin – Tel Aviv, Israel – Milk & Honey Distillery
The celebration of Destination Cellars five year anniversary! On Friday 25th of September at 7.30pm we celebrated in style alongside the distillers we collaborated with, in the Collins Room at the RACV Hobart Hotel.
These are the whiskies that were created for this occasion:
- Sullivans Cove Double Cask Single Malt Whisky, 700ml, 47.6% ABV
- Overeem Port Cask Single Malt Whisky, 700ml, 62,2% ABV
- Lark Port / Muscat Cask Single Malt Whisky, 500ml, 48.0% ABV
- Hobart Whisky Ex-Bourbon & Ex-Oloroso Sherry Cask Single Malt Whisky, 500ml, 61.3% ABV
- Tasmanian Independent Bottlers RD0028 Single Malt Whisky
- Old Kempton Sherry Cask, 500ml 62.5%
- Old Kempton Sherry Cask, 500ml 50.0%
A Tasmanian Whisky Event
Heartwood & Tasmanian Independent Bottlers teamed up again with Destination Cellars for an evening of great drams and erudite banter from Mr H in person in the beautiful surrounds of RACV Hobart Hotel on Thursday August 20th.
Here's a line up to make you salivate:
1. You will get the first look at the latest release of the TIB Vatted Malt #4 at 49.9% abv Hot off the bottling line, Mr H has produced this "imminently slurpable" unique blend of three singe malts produced at Australian distilleries. This vatting was constructed from three separate casks that all previously held sherry. Bottled at 49.9%
2. TIB Vatted Malt #3 at 49.6% abv consisting of two ex-Sherry casks from 'a Renowned NSW Distillery', & a splash of peated ex-Sherry cask from local Adams Distillery.
3. TIB Fleurieu Distillery Release 2 FL0011 Sherry Cask Single Malt Whisky 49.2% - a beautiful Sherried whisky - a huge hit when it was released last year, another whisky from the archives!
4. Heartwood ‘Don’t @#$%&* it up, Son’! Cask Strength Vatted Malt Whisky - Junior H's first crack under the Heartwood brand, Louis Duckett (Tim Duckett’s son) & it's a beauty! It consists of the first Tokay cask filled by Lark + some younger sherried whisky and the tiniest bit (‘0.003%) of youthful peated whisky. Bottled at 59.65%abv
5. Heartwood ?? "Special new release" you will get to be the first people to taste a new Heartwood release from Mr H. His generosity knows no bounds.
TIB is run by local alchemist Tim Duckett (aka Mr H), producer of the famed high- octane Heartwood brand, who has created TIB to offer a more gentle style of whisky with less 'mongrel' than the Heartwood releases. Heartwood has won countless awards on some of the most prestigious whisky stages over the past decade and TIB is now following suit.
He sources spirit from Tasmania, mainland Australia, and New Zealand based on its texture and flavour profile. It is then matched to a specific barrel type. Currently they have selected 15 barrel types for maturation of the spirit including:
Sherry, Port, Bourbon, Muscat, Botrytis, Virgin oak, Re-educated 2nd fill, Rum, Bourbon Rum, Sherry Rum, Tokay, PX, Rye, Whisky beer. Also they will have oats, rye, & apple spirit. Exciting times.
TIB Awards: The Wizards of Whisky World Whisky Awards 2019 Australasian Producer of the Year 2019 Tasmanian Independent Bottlers. 2018 Independent Bottlers Challenge Winner.
- Australian Whisky
- Beam Suntory
- Destination Cellars
- Destination Cellars Events
- English Whisky
- Hakushu 18
- Indian Whisky
- Irish Whiskey
- Laphroaig 25
- Octomore Eight Series
- Rare Whisky
- Scotch Whisky
- Sullivnas Cove
- Tasmanian Gin
- Tasmanian Whisky
- The Macallan
- The Retiring Gin
- Yamazaki 18