Award winning Paddock-to-bottle Tasmanian single malt whisky. Crafted from estate grown, floor-malted barley and distilled & matured onsite in specially selected small oak wine casks.
The result is a beautifully balanced Tasmanian single malt whisky with rich.fruity characteristics and a long, lingering finish.
Distilled by our good mate and local legend Dean Jackson.
This is the final release under the 'Redlands Distillery' label, who will be now producing whisky under their ‘Old Kempton Distillery’ label.
500ml | 46% ABV Tasmania, Australia
Redlands Distillery Cask Strength Pinot Small Cask Matured #08 64.4% 500ml
Cask No: RD065
Cask Type: Pinot
Distiller: Dean Jackson
Released on World Whisky Day 2017 at Old Kempton House for the Tasmanian/SMWS whisky dinner.
Martins first offering of 44 bottles is the Riverbourne Identity Single malt whisky which was made using a mixture of Westminster and Buloke barleys and then matured in an American Oak cask (number 3) and bottled at 61.3%alc. The whisky brings an aromatic nose and is a sugary raisin musty floral bomb.
500mL | 61.3% Alc/Vol
One Only. Bottle 39 out of 44.
Photo for Illustration purposes.
French Oak Tempranillo Cask 1st Release ‘Hector Musselwhite’
Tasmanian Single Malt Whisky
Bottle 62 of 110
Aroma – Lapin cherries, blackberry notes and candied orange | Palette – grassy citrus, milk chocolate and meringue | Finish – spice, rich oak and lingering cocoa.
Limit: Purchase limit of 1 bottle of each style per customer.
The Spirit Thief labels are genuine Hobart Penitentiary criminal records from very early 20th century, a time when Hobart Town was a hard place to live and survive. Hector Musselwhite (our Tempranillo cask label) was sentenced in 1908 for 6 charges of ‘false pretence’ and given 6 months Gaol time. Arthur Jennings (our Shiraz cask label) was, according to his record, a hairdresser and sentenced in 1904 for 6 months Gaol time for being ‘Idle etc’. We feel these men (and women) were (most-likely) hard done-by and now pay tribute to them on our labels a century later. Each new release of Spirit Thief will feature a different ‘Thief’.
This first release batch of whisky was distilled at the original Redlands Distillery in Plenty, Derwent Valley by Dean Jackson and Robbie Gilligan (now Chair of the Tasmanian Whisky Producers Association), matured in part at Plenty and then moved to Kempton, now home to Old Kempton Distillery and was bottled and filtered at Belgrove Distillery. Every bottle is individually numbered. Check your label!
If you missed out on purchasing a bottle from us direct, you can find Spirit Thief at the following excellent bars around the nation, with a lot more to follow. And if you’re a bar manager and you want to stock us, please get in contact.
Sold out at Starward distillery in just under 4 hours.
Rare release - perfect for collectors of Australian whisky.
Cask strength Australian Whisky.
Australian whisky made with 100% Australian barley and matured in ex Makers Mark & Wild Turkey barrels, designed to showcase Starward's wonderful spirit. Super-limited amount.
Nose: Oodles of bright tropical fruits including roasted pineapple, green bananas, and honeydew melon with a background of lemongrass and sweet white chocolate.
Palate: Sweet and buttery, think millionaire's shortbread with caramel biscuit notes, returning to tropical fruit freshness with a subtle pinch of white pepper.
Finish: Indulgent and sweet vanilla custard, coconut and banana with a drizzle of honey.
Tasting notes by Master of Malt
500ml | 52% ABV | Victoria, Australia
Sullivan's Cove Double Cask Winter Feast Special 2017 Australian Single Malt Whisky 47.1% 700ml
Cask Number: WF2017
Bottle No: 34 of 80
Cask Type/s: Ex-Bourbon American Oak, Ex-Apera French Oak
Bottled for Dark Mofo 2017.
Tasmanian Independent Bottlers A Renowned NSW Distillery Release No. 3 Sherry Cask (500ml)
This is the third release from TIB featuring 'A renowned NSW distillery' this time from casks TIB ?? 0017 and TIB ?? 0018 and has been bottled at 46.1% in a 50ml bottle. No age stated, Sherry cask maturation, bottled October 2019
Thornbury Spirits Sullivans Cove American Oak 57.5% 17 YO 500ml
From the range of the ‘world’s best single malt 2014’ it was distilled in 2000 by the Australian ‘Godfather’ of whisky Bill Lark at Sullivans Cove and has been ageing in American Oak barrels for 17 years. The barrel that this whisky originates from is the Sullivans Cove HH0367 American oak barrel.
Bottled by Thornbury Spirits in 2018 at a cask strength of 57.5%, it is a must have for any serious whisky bar, collector or connoisseur.
There’s not much to explain about this beauty. From the range of the ‘world’s best single malt 2014’ it was distilled in 2000 by the Australian ‘Godfather’ of whisky Bill Lark at Sullivans Cove and has been ageing in American Oak barrels for 17 years. The barrel that this whisky originates from is the Sullivans Cove HH0363 American oak barrel.
Bottled by Thornbury Spirits in 2018 at a cask strength of 62.5%, it is a must have for any serious whisky bar, collector or connoisseur.