A passion for process
Launceston Distillery is passionate about producing the finest quality Tasmanian single malt whisky. Traditional methods and equipment combine with skilful craftsmanship, to ensure that every bottle of Launceston Distillery whisky is finished to perfection.
In search of quality
When you buy a bottle of Launceston Distillery whisky you are purchasing a product made with heart and soul. Our whisky is distilled using the finest Tasmanian ingredients and patiently matures in our specially-sourced barrels. As a result of quality and consistency, we guarantee excellence in every bottle.
The heart of Tasmania
Launceston Distillery sits proudly in the heart of Tasmania, based at Launceston Airport’s Hangar 17 – the state’s oldest commercial aviation building. Our home is the gateway to Northern Tasmania, a region rich in natural beauty and renowned for its premium food, wine and, now, whisky.
Australian Distilled Spirits Awards 2020
This years awards were held in late 2020. We submitted our three regular 46% whiskies, bourbon cask matured, apera cask matured and tawny cask matured into the unpeated whisky category. Each of the three achieved a Silver Award, which is categorised as being an “excellent” whisky. (View the results here) There was only one Gold […]
Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible 2021
This year our whiskies again achieved high praise from Jim Murray: Batch H17-11, Apera 46%: 89.5 pts out of 100, (Very good to excellent), “Quite a statement whisky!” Batch H17-12: Tawny 63%: 94 pts out of 100, (Superstar), “A fruity but beautifully measured delight” Batch H17-13, Tawny 46%: 88.5 pts out of 100, (Very good […]
Tasmanian Whisky Week 2020 Release
During Whisky Week 2017, we teamed up with the Tasmanian Whisky Academy and hosted “Secrets of the Art”, in Hangar 17. Over the day, the participants learnt how we established the Distillery and were shown how our whisky is made. This included filling a small Tawny cask with new make spirit that was distilled that […]