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Tas Whisky Week

Come on down and experience seven days of whisky in Tassie from Monday 12 – Sunday 18 August. There’s loads of amazing events held across distilleries, bars, barns, stables, restaurants and hotels. You can even take a peak behind the scenes and meet the distillers, learn about their unreleased whiskies and hear wonderful tales of making whisky at the bottom of the world.

Whisky Club Members get 15% off selected event tickets, see below or download the Program of Events here.

Scotch the Golden Dram – Movie Launch

The night has arrived for the launch of the highly anticipated documentary – Scotch The Golden Dram. Sit back, relax and enjoy the movie with a dram from one of Tasmania’s original single malt whisky distilleries, Lark Distillery, hosted by the Godfather himself Bill Lark. Finish the night with some whisky ice-cream courtesy of Van Diemens Land Creamery.

Ticket includes: 

  • Scotch the Golden Dram movie ticket
  • 1/2 nip of Lark Classic Cask
  • 1 x serving of Van Diemens Land Creamery whisky icecream

Location: State Cinema, 375 Elizabeth Street, North Hobart, TAS 7000
Date: 06:00 pm – 09:00 pm, Monday 8 August
Price: $38.01 per person
Club discount: 15%
Code: Dram15
Tickets: Here

New Kids on the Block

Learn about the up and comers of the Tasmanian spirits industry. Distillers from 4 of the newest single malt whisky distilleries in Tasmania will present their new make spirit, giving you a sample of things to come. Frogmore Creek City will create 4 delicious cocktails using the new make from each distillery which will be paired with a selection of canapés from their award winning kitchen.

Distilleries include:

  • Charles Oats
  • Summerleas Distillery
  • Spirit Thief
  • New Norfolk Distillery

Ticket includes: 

  • 5 canapés from the incredible Frogmore Creek City kitchen
  • 4 tastings of new make and 4 cocktails created by resident mixologist Alex Chapman.

Location: The Lounge by Frogmore Creek – Bar & Restaurant, 18 Hunter Street Hobart, TAS 7000
Date: 08:00 pm – 10:00 pm, Monday 12 August
Price: $69.66 per person
Club discount: 15%
Code: Dram15
Tickets: Here

Northern Night

Meet the people behind Northern Tasmania’s whisky distilleries and enjoy a dram from Adams Distillery, Corra Linn Distillery, Fannys Bay Distillery, Hellyers Road Distillery, Turners Stillhouse, Iron House and Launceston Distillery.

Proud supporters of local food producers, the team at Cataract on Paterson have created a superb menu of delicious canapes to complement the region’s single malt whiskies.

Location: Cataract on Paterson, 135 Paterson Street, Launceston, TAS 7250
Date: 06:30 pm – 9:00 pm, Tuesday 13 August
Price: $85.49 per person
Club discount: 15%
Code: Dram15
Tickets: Here

World Whisky Rumble

Brand ambassadors from each region; Japan, Scotland, US and Tasmania will battle it out for the title of best whisky region in the world. You will join in on the lighthearted debate by tasting each representatives whiskies and voting on each round. No doubt it will be contentious, but be prepared to be bent over in stitches as the best in the biz plead their case for the winning title.

Tickets include:

  • Nibbles
  • 8 half nips of whisky

Location: Hobart Town Hall, 50 Macquarie Street, Hobart, TAS 7000
Date: 06:00 pm – 9:00 pm, Wednesday 14 August
Price: $105.53 per person
Club discount: 15%
Code: Dram15
Tickets: Here

Rare Whisky Auction

It’s not often that distilleries open the vaults and give collectors an opportunity to purchase their most prized bottles, but that’s exactly what is on offer at the Rare Whisky Auction. This is your opportunity to acquire rare and collectable Tasmanian, Australian and International whiskies. The first Auction of its kind in Australia.
Held in the historic Hadley’s Orient Hotel, home to the prestigious Hadley’s Art Prize. Finalists from the 2019 competition will be exhibited on the night.

Tickets include:

  • A glass of sparkling on arrival
  • Canapés and light refreshments
  • Opportunity to bid on auction items

Location: Hadley’s Orient Hotel, 34 Murray Street, Hobart, TAS 7000
Date: 06:00 pm – 9:00 pm, Thursday 15 August
Price: $22.19 per person
Club discount: 15%
Code: Dram15
Tickets: Here

Tasmanian Spirits Showcase (SOLD OUT)

The Tasmanian Spirits Showcase brings together Tasmanian craft distilleries for tastings, food, entertainment and education. The perfect event for fans of all spirits, this is not just a whisky-lovers showcase.

Enjoy the unique opportunity to chat with makers, hear them talk through their products in person, sample their wares and purcahse bottles direct from the producers themselves.

Tickets include:

  • Free tastings from all the producers
  • A Glencairn crystal glass and Tas Whisky Week showbag
  • Light refreshments will be supplied

Location: RACV/RACT Hobart Apartment Hotel, 154-156 Collins Street, Hobart, TAS 7000
Date: 03:30 pm – 7:00 pm, Saturday 17 August
Price: $90.76 per person (SOLD OUT)
Club discount: 15%
Code: Dram15
Tickets: Here

Drinks on the Derwent – twilight cruise

Join us for a twilight ferry cruise on the prestigious Peppermint Bay II, on the River Derwent. Distilleries include; Overeem, Spring Bay, Iron House and one mystery distillery. Hosted by whisky specialist from Whisky Adventures Craig Johnson.

Tickets include:

  • 2 hour boat cruise
  • Tasting of four Tasmanian Whiskies
  • Light refreshments

Location: Brooke Street Pier, 12 Franklin Wharf, Hobart, TAS 7000
Date: 04:00 pm – 6:00 pm, Sunday 18 August
Price: $90.76 per person
Club discount: 15%
Code: Dram15
Tickets: Here