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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.

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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.

How we make it

Head Distiller Chris Condon | Photo by Rob Burnett

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.

Where we're from

Tamar River, Launceston | Photo by Rob Burnett

Latest news

Cask Strength Releases and 100 mL Bottles

Our first two commercial Cask Strength batches were released in June 2019. Selected small 20 L casks were married together before being bottled. Batch H17-08 was matured in small bourbon casks, giving 225 bottles at 62% alcohol. Batch H17-09 was matured in small tawny casks, giving 200 bottles at 63% alcohol Our current Apera and […]

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ADSA Silver Medals

At the 2019 Australian Distilled Spirits Awards in March, both our single malt whisky matured in apera casks (batch H17-05 ) and in tawny casks (H17-06) received silver awards.

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RSPCA Tasmania Limited Edition Bottle

In 2016 we filled a small tawny cask to support the work of RSPCA Tasmania in helping animals in need. The cask has now matured and 48 bottles of the limited edition at 46% alcohol were produced (500 mL each). These bottles are now available at our shop or at the Distillery for $250 each, […]

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