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A passion for process

Launceston Distillery is passionate about producing the finest quality Tasmanian single malt whisky. Traditional methods and equipment combine with skilful craftsmanship, to ensure that every bottle of Launceston Distillery whisky is finished to perfection.

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In search of quality

When you buy a bottle of Launceston Distillery whisky you are purchasing a product made with heart and soul. Our whisky is distilled using the finest Tasmanian ingredients and patiently matures in our specially-sourced barrels. As a result of quality and consistency, we guarantee excellence in every bottle.

How we make it

Head Distiller Chris Condon | Photo by Rob Burnett

The heart of Tasmania

Launceston Distillery sits proudly in the heart of Tasmania, based at Launceston Airport’s Hangar 17 – the state’s oldest commercial aviation building. Our home is the gateway to Northern Tasmania, a region rich in natural beauty and renowned for its premium food, wine and, now, whisky.

Where we're from

Tamar River, Launceston | Photo by Rob Burnett

Latest news

Our Next Releases

Our First Release Apera (H17-01) and Second Release Tawny (H17-02) were well received and sold out quickly in July. In late October, Batch H17-03, which was matured in small Apera casks, will be released. This will be followed in November by Batch H17-04, matured in small bourbon casks, and then in December by H17-05, which […]

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Whisky Week tours

Ready to go behind the scenes?  During Tasmanian Whisky Week, Launceston Distillery will be opening the Hangar doors to host a number of behind the scenes tours, with the opportunity to meet our Head Distiller, Chris Condon.  Launceston Distillery is not yet open to the public for tours, so this a unique opportunity! Launceston Distillery sits proudly in the […]

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Launch of Launceston Distillery

Launceston Distillery has taken flight with the official launch of the first traditional whisky produced in the region since distillation was outlawed more than 170 years ago. Two batches of whisky were launched on Sunday 22 July at the home of Launceston Distillery – Hangar 17 at Launceston Airport. Supporters who pre-purchased barrels when the […]

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