Small Batch Australian Whisky

Small Batch Australian-Made Whisky: A World-Class Spirit

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Australia is a relative newcomer to the world of whisky distilling, but the country has quickly made a name for itself as a producer of high-quality spirits. Australian whiskies are known for their unique flavour profiles, which are influenced by the country's diverse climate and geography.

One of the most popular types of Australian whisky is small batch whisky. Small batch whiskies are produced in small quantities, typically no more than a few thousand bottles at a time. This allows the distillers to pay close attention to every detail of the production process, resulting in a whisky that is truly unique and special.

Australian small batch whiskies are made from a variety of grains, including barley, rye, and wheat. They are typically aged in oak, ex red wine, or ex sherry barrels for several years, which gives them their complex flavour profiles. Australian whiskies can be enjoyed neat, on the rocks, or in cocktails.

Here are some of the Australian artisan brands that produce small batch whiskies:

These brands produce a variety of small batch whiskies, from single malt whiskies to blended whiskies to cask-finished whiskies. There is sure to be an Australian small batch whisky out there to please everyone's taste.

If you are looking for a truly unique and special whisky experience, be sure to try an Australian small batch whisky. These whiskies are made with passion and care, and they showcase the best of what Australia has to offer.

Shop Kent Street Cellars' small batch whisky by making your whisky choices below.

Latest Release Small Batch Australian Whiskies

Iniquity Whisky Silver Batch No. 023On the nose, we find typical Iniquity sweet toffee, caramel, herbs, lime zest, orange sherbert, glazed fruit, musk lollies flowers and pink marshmallows. There is curiously a faint note of Barrel Char. The palate gives you Herbaceous and mint with a big, rich smooth mouthfeel. The caramel re-appears. The Finish leaves you with Ginger snaps spiciness, orange, mint, sultanas and prunes. Provenance 46% ABV3 YO Port, Sherry & Bourbon Casks47.8 % 1st fill 4 YO Sherry US Oak49.8% 1st fill 3 YO Port cask US Oak2.4% 1st fill 2YO Bourbon that had originally spent 1 year in a 1st fill Shiraz cask Comment We put our blender, Vic, through the hoops with this one. He was challenged to make our classic core range silver label batch 23 along traditional, for us at least, lines. Batch 23 had to exhibit all of our characteristic traits of honey, toffee, caramel, chocolate and herbs, but better than any of the first 22 batches. Traditionally the silver labels are port or sherry matured in style, or a mix. Vic spent days picking through our barrel racks and eventually selected a near perfect 4YO, 1st fill sherry barrel that exhibited all the flavour and spice that you would expect from such a barrel, but the tail was a little rough and a tad too hot. To marry with this Vic found a 1st fill port barrel that had all the typical port characteristics, but light on tannins and surprisingly light in heat for a cask strength whisky straight from the barrel. The marriage was good, but, adding a tad of a whisky initially aged in a shiraz barrel for 1 year, followed by 2 more years in a bourbon barrel raised the stakes, elevating the whisky from good to sublime. Batch 23 was being bottled and launched in 2023. Batch 24 is unlikely to be ready before 2024, so this is it for this year as far as silver label releases go. Available in both 500ml and 700ml bottles and delivered in our unique “Z” box.