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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

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 […]

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Free Shipping from the Distillery

Free shipping (or local pickup) is now applicable to all purchases from our web store, including the Gift Pack of 3 x 100 mL bottles of our apera, bourbon and tawny cask matured whisky, which are available here.

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Mawson’s Antarctic Whisky

We are very proud to be supporting the Mawson’s Hut Foundation with their projects to conserve the huts erected by Sir Douglas Mawson at cape Denison in Antarctica. Australia’s greatest Polar explorer Sir Douglas Mawson led the 1911-14 Australasian Antarctic Expedition (AAE).They built and used what are now known as Mawson’s Huts at Cape Denison […]

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