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A dram (or two…) with Glendronach’s whisky queen

Getting paid to taste your way through Glendronach casks? Tough job but someone’s got to do it, right? That very talented someone happens to be Dr Rachel Barrie (Hon. DSc.) Over the past 27 years she’s mastered her skills at Glenmorangie, Ardbeg and Bowmore before taking over from Billy Walker at The BenRiach Distillery Company…

Peckish? Feast With The Captain’s Reserve

OK, your extremely sessionable Glenlivet Captain’s Reserve has arrived (if you missed it or need a top up be quick to grab one of our last bottles here) and with it an amazing foodie heaven of opportunity for pairing its Cognac rich malty goodness with some of your favourite dishes. But before we hit the…

Women In Whisky

What do the Boss of Scotch, our own co-founder and director of The Whisky Club, and a leading pioneer of the Australian Whisky Industry have in common? Well, aside from great taste in malty goodness and a passion for taking it to the world, they’ve all been asked the same absurd question: “But do you…

Whisky Club Airlines Is Ready For Boarding

Paging all Whisky Club Members, your Whisky Club Airlines flight is about to commence boarding! Over the last couple of years, thanks to our amazing Members, The Whisky Club has grown exponentially – more than we could have ever imagined – to become the biggest of its kind in the world. Now, Australia’s largest community…

The Most Unmissable Whisky Bars This Summer

A quiet dram after a meal or movie, catching up with mates, celebrating a special occasion or sampling bottles for your next purchase… there are plenty of reasons to get to know your local whisky bar. When it comes to venues these days, you could say we’re a bit spoilt for choice, so how do…

The Whisky Club’s Whisky of the Year 2018

2018 has been an incredible year at The Whisky Club. We’ve partaken in some extraordinary single malt exclusives and now we’d love to know which was your favourite! Vote for your Whisky of the Year and be sure to leave a comment below for your chance to win a free bottle of our January whisky,…

The Glenrothes is back!

If you’re a follower of good malt whisky then you’ll have undoubtedly noticed an absence of all things Glenrothes over the past year or two. Nothing to be alarmed about, more of a calm before the proverbial storm that is the brand new Soleo Collection launching in Australia next year. The great news of course…

How the legendary A’Bunadh became the World’s No.1 Cult Sherry Bomb

If there’s one whisky responsible for Aberlour’s cult status, it’s got to be the legendary A’Bunadh (pronounced a-BOON-uh), a name which translates from Gaelic for “Of the origin”, and like most legendary things, A’bunadh has an interesting origin story of its own. The tale told is that during Aberlour’s refit in 1973 when the new…

How to Buy Your Own Scotch Whisky Distillery

Behind the scenes with the first ever Aussie owner of a Scotch Whisky Distillery and this month’s history-making Bladnoch World Exclusive for The Whisky Club It’s always important to spend quality time with your father. Case in point, Melbourne’s David Prior, who from the age of 18 spent every Friday night sitting with his dad…

Top Five Boilermakers for International Beer Day

Beer will be the drink of choice at Friday knock-off drinks all around the world today, as the world celebrates International Beer Day. Of course, here at Whisky Club HQ, as much as we love beer (and we do) we love whisky even more. Time then for a pairing made in booze heaven: after a…

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