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.
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 […]
Our First Peated Release
Our first release using peated malted barley has been bottled and is now available. Using Scottish peated barley, which was brewed, fermented and distilled at Hangar 17, the distilled new make spirit was matured in small American Oak bourbon casks for 2 ½ years. During the vatting process, some whisky which was matured in French […]