At Launceston Distillery, we’re committed to produce high quality, hand crafted single malt whisky from local Tasmanian ingredients. Our aim is to enhance the reputation of the Tasmanian Whisky Industry worldwide.Find Out More
Chris Condon, the driving force behind Launceston Distillery, is a Launceston born whisky enthusiast. Recognising a gap in the Tasmanian Whisky Trail, Chris returned to Launceston in 2011 after 3.5 years as the Head Distiller at a prominent distillery located at Bothwell in southern Tasmania, to establish the first Whisky Distillery in Launceston in 175 years. His aim was simple; gather together a group of visionary like-minded people, passionate about whisky and all that Tasmania has to offer. The result, Launceston Distillery.EXPLORE
Hangar 17 is the oldest surviving aviation building in Tasmania and is representative of the early twentieth century civil aviation hangars constructed in Australia, and has played a key role in the development of aviation in Tasmania and Australia.FIND OUT MORE
History of Distilling in Launceston
Prior to the establishment of Launceston Distillery in 2014, Launceston’s whisky history consisted of only one distillery, Caledonian Distillery which operated between 1824 and 1838.FIND OUT MORE
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