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Archie Rose: The World’s Best Rye Whisky
Archie Rose: The World’s Best Rye Whisky
2nd Apr 2020
- Scott Fitzsimons -

Last week produced some fantastic news for the Australian whisky industry with the announcement that Archie Rose’s Rye Malt Whisky had been adjudged the best rye in the world by the World W...

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Archie Rose x Opera House Gins
Archie Rose x Opera House Gins
29th Nov 2019
- Scott Fitzsimons -

It's an icon of Sydney, a place where locals and visitors alike come to mingle and share stories, where they come to create and collaborate and which has inspired countless pilgrims.  We are...

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Innovation & Experimentation For Hobart Whisky's Single Malt
Innovation & Experimentation For Hobart Whisky's Single Malt
19th Nov 2019
- Scott Fitzsimons -

Hobart Whisky is distilled at Devil’s Distillery in Moonah, about five minutes north of central Hobart. Their first introduction to the market was with Tasmanian Moonshine Company, largely seen t...

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Summer 2019 Whisky & Spirits Specials
Summer 2019 Whisky & Spirits Specials
31st Oct 2019
- Scott Fitzsimons -

THE SUMMER 2019 SUMMER SALE HAS NOW ENDEDWith summer here and some exciting new releases just around the corner, it’s time to clear a bit of the decks here at The Oak Barrel with the biggest deals o...

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We’re Giving Away A GlenDronach Single Cask This June
We’re Giving Away A GlenDronach Single Cask This June
31st May 2019
- Scott Fitzsimons -

There’s never a bad time to celebrate great whisky, so we’ll be doing that all through the month of June by giving away a rare GlenDronach 2004 single cask.All you need to do to enter is to be a memb...

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When Corowa Whisky Came To The Oak Barrel
When Corowa Whisky Came To The Oak Barrel
17th Apr 2019
- Scott Fitzsimons -

Australia is currently enjoying a modern whisky boom. The country has quite a long history with whisky, but when we talk about domestic whisky today we largely reference distilleries established...

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Berry Brothers & Rudd Blue Hanger: A World Exclusive Tasting
Berry Brothers & Rudd Blue Hanger: A World Exclusive Tasting
12th Apr 2019
- Scott Fitzsimons -

We had the great pleasure this March to host a very special tastings of some very special whiskies – a vertical of Berry Brothers & Rudd’s Blue Hanger series. As a family owned independent...

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