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Fake Scotch Scandal Rocks Australia

Sadly you need to be vigilant as a whisky drinker. Stuff like this flies under the radar too often… An ABC investigation has just uncovered “a cocktail of counterfeits and questionable labelling” rife throughout the country that’s left whisky drinkers scratching their heads as to how this could ever have happened in Australia (full story…

Seven Most Radical Whisky Releases of 2018 (So Far)

It’s been an epic year of leftfield, remarkable malt releases so far and as we hit the halfway mark this June we take a look back at some of the most radical releases 2018’s had to offer. From Strongest to Sexiest, these are the drams that’ve shaken things up is our whisky-loving world, mostly for…

World Whisky Day 2018

World Whisky Day is an epic day of global whisky celebration on Saturday 19 May when whisky enthusiasts from around the world raise a dram or three to celebrate their favourite drink. As Australia’s biggest community of whisky lovers, The Whisky Club is proud to bring you the best Member deals around the country at…

Superstar sherry casks, here we go!

Sherry, like knitting, enjoys huge popularity with grannies and hipsters alike, but it’s only once they’ve drunk it all and the empty casks are refilled with delicious malt spirit that the real magic happens. PX, Oloroso, Manzanilla, Montilla… staples of the whisky drinker’s lexicon and integral to whisky maturation, but what exactly are the differences…

Eight Island Whiskies Every Scotch Lover Should Own

Scotland’s remote islands are well known for their beautiful, rugged and often unforgiving terrain, and terrible weather. They make some great whisky however, which undoubtedly makes the weather far more tolerable. Technically a part of the Highlands region, the Islands include all of Scotland’s whisky producing islands, bar Islay, which as we all know is…

The 10 Irish Whiskies You Need On Your Shelf

Unless you’ve been living under the proverbial rock, you’ll have noticed by now that Irish whiskey is well and truly booming again and it’s marvellous news for lovers of good whisk(e)y! Very few realise this but in the mid to late 1800s Ireland was the world’s biggest whisk(e)y producing nation and claim, much to the…

The 12 Aussie Whiskies You Need On Your Shelf

There’s some awesome whisky coming out of Australia right now, there’s just no denying that. The industry’s booming at breakneck speed and if we think we’re spoilt for choice now, just wait 10 years once all the new guys have caught up with production. But why Australia? Where did they all come from so suddenly?…

The 10 Best Sherry Bombs for The Festive Season

Have yourself a very Sherry Christmas… Whether it’s a classic Glenfarclas or one of the “newbies” from Amrut or Overeem (when you can get hold of one!) there’s always a party in your glass when sherry casks are involved. Many of us would’ve had our first taste of sherry from grandmother’s glass as a child,…

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