Whisky Malt

          The Christmas Cask The Christmas Cask
          A wonderfully warm and festive drop to brighten up Christmas.
          44% ABV
          Symphony Nº1 Symphony Nº1
          Crowned The Category winner at the 2022 and 2023 World Whiskies Awards.
          40.2% ABV Blended Malt
          Classic Cask Classic Cask
          For the connoisseur, the collector and the just curious. Enjoyed by anyone, any way they like.​
          43% ABV Double-distilled
          Tasmanian Whisky Liqueur Tasmanian Whisky Liqueur
          An ode to sugar and spice. A luxurious base for cocktails.
          32.9% ABV Whisky Liqueur
          Wolf Release IV Wolf Release IV
          A collaboration of distinction. Smoky, Daring, Bright.
          50% ABV Low stock
          DARK LARK Single Malt Whisky 2023  DARK LARK Single Malt Whisky 2023 
          Master Medal award winner at the prestigious World Whisky Awards 2023.
          42% ABV LAST BOTTLES
          DARK LARK Single Malt Whisky DARK LARK Single Malt Whisky
          A golden whisky hidden within an exclusive pitch black bottle.
          41.9% ABV
          Cask Strength 58% Cask Strength 58%
          Artfully double-distilled and aged in a considered selection of small casks.
          58% ABV bold flavours
          Chinotto Cask II Release Chinotto Cask II Release
          Bitter toffee and smoked orange roll off the tongue with every sip.
          49% ABV Low stock
          Origins Single Malt Whisky Origins Single Malt Whisky
          The Origins of Lark Whisky, created from the pure lakes of Tasmania.
          42% ABV
          Chinotto Cask II Cask Strength Chinotto Cask II Cask Strength
          2023 Single Malt Category Winner at the World Whiskies Awards.
          60% ABV Low Stock
          Muscat Cask Finish II Muscat Cask Finish II
          Easily mistaken for ice cream topping, or a fine Tasmanian fig paste.
          57% ABV indulgent
          Wolf Release V Wolf Release V
          Our latest Single Malt. Molten mocha pours through a roasted malt-soaked core.
          51% ABV
          Para 1992 Cask Finish with 100ml Tawny Liqueur Para 1992 Cask Finish with 100ml Tawny Liqueur
          Born from the character and history of 30 year Seppeltsfield casks.
          46.5% ABV
          Mizunara Rare Cask Release Mizunara Rare Cask Release
          Crafted from one of the rarest and most expensive oaks in the world.
          Mizunara Rare Cask

          Crafted from one of the rarest and most expensive oaks in the world. It can take up to 200 years for this rare tree to suitably mature to be ready for the perfect whisky cask.

          49.4% ABV
          Amaro Cask Release Amaro Cask Release
          Italian flavours with modern methods and native botanicals.
          44.5% ABV 6 Available
          Brandy & PX Sherry Cask Brandy & PX Sherry Cask
          Treat yourself to a hug from this homely fruitcake in a glass.
          48% ABV
          Sherry Aged & Sherry Finished II Sherry Aged & Sherry Finished II
          Inspired by some of the world’s most famous sherry bombs.
          50.8% ABV
          Ruby Pinot Cask Finish Ruby Pinot Cask Finish
          A combination of Port, Sherry, Bourbon, White Oak and Wine casks.
          52.5% ABV
          Para 50 II Rare Cask Release Para 50 II Rare Cask Release
          Finished in rare Vintage Seppeltsfield Para Tawny Casks.
          52.5% ABV
          Tokay 100 Rare Cask Release Tokay 100 Rare Cask Release
          Stunningly viscous and palate saturating, Tokay Rare Cask is a one-of-a-kind whisky moment.
          57.5% ABV LOW STOCK
          Rum Cask Release III Rum Cask Release III
          A spectacular joining of single malt whisky and our very own unique Tasmanian rum.
          55% ABV Low stock
          Boilermaker House Whisky Bar Limited Release Boilermaker House Whisky Bar Limited Release
          A whisky that will challenge what enthusiasts believe is possible or even imaginable.
          56% ABV Low Stock
          Nola Whisky Bar Limited Release Nola Whisky Bar Limited Release
          Serving up a long and zesty single malt experience.
          55% ABV
          Rum Cask Release IV Rum Cask Release IV
          Finished in Caribbean Rum casks, from the heart of the world’s most ancient Rum production, Barbados.
          54.5% ABV
          Death & Taxes Whisky Bar Limited Release Death & Taxes Whisky Bar Limited Release
          A young, unique cask that would work with the location and fresh offering of the bar.
          50% ABV
          Para 100 II Rare Cask Release Para 100 II Rare Cask Release
          Character captured through 100 years of history.
          61% ABV
          Cobbler Whisky Bar Limited Release Cobbler Whisky Bar Limited Release
          Opened in 2013 by Martin Lange, Cobbler was Queensland’s first whisky bar.
          48% ABV
          Rum & PX Sherry Finish Rum & PX Sherry Finish
          Inspired by one of the greatest flavour pairings of all time, Rum and Raisin.
          53.5% ABV
          Evolve Whisky Bar Limited Release Evolve Whisky Bar Limited Release
          Our first collaboration with a Tasmanian whisky bar.
          55% ABV
          LARK x Glenfarclas Rare Cask Release LARK x Glenfarclas Rare Cask Release
          Made in casks that once held Glenfarclas 15 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky.
          63.2% ABV
          Legacy Cask #HHF587A 20 Year Aged Single Malt Legacy Cask #HHF587A 20 Year Aged Single Malt
          HHF587A has been left to mature and find complexity naturally.
          65.8% ABV
          Bar Lafayette Whisky Bar Limited Release Bar Lafayette Whisky Bar Limited Release
          A refined dram, with a subtle spice that lingers on the palate and warms the cockles.
          54.8% ABV
          Glenfarclas 28 Year Single Cask Scotch Whisky Release Glenfarclas 28 Year Single Cask Scotch Whisky Release
          Glenfarclas, one of the most celebrated whisky distilleries on the planet.
          51.5% ABV 1 Available
          Legacy Cask #HHF584 20 Year Aged Single Malt Legacy Cask #HHF584 20 Year Aged Single Malt
          Legacy HHF584 is a story of simplicity and complexity.
          68.6% ABV
          Master Distillers Oloroso Master Distillers Oloroso
          A treacly single malt with an extravagant Oloroso-style sherry finish.
          43% ABV
          LARK x Garage Project Fresh IPA Cask LARK x Garage Project Fresh IPA Cask
          An outrageously vibrant single malt with a tropical edge.
          46% ABV

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          Malt Whisky

          At Lark Distillery, we know that producing a premium Australian whisky begins with choosing the best whisky malt. Malted whisky is known the world over for producing the most outstanding example of high-end whisky. If you're looking for a premium whisky that's complex in flavour and distilled to perfection by a dedicated team, then Lark Distilling Co. has got you covered. 

          Malt whisky must be a mash composed entirely of malted barley and distilled using a copper pot still. Each distillery will have a specific process to produce their whisky, and these processes are often a highly guarded secret. A quality whisky is produced and developed over time. At Lark Distillery, we've been perfecting our techniques for over 30 years. Lark is an Australian and internationally award-winning whisky and is regarded as producing a premium product enjoyed by people who love whisky.

          What does malt whisky taste like?

          The flavours in any whisky are primarily dependent on the quality of the malted barley and the resulting mash used in the fermentation and distillation process. If you're looking at an aged whisky, the distiller may have several different varieties on offer, and all of these will vary in their specific flavour. 

          One of the best ways to trial a new whisky is by visiting the distillery and attending a sampling session. These sessions will provide an insight into the process of making the whisky, and they'll give you enough information to tell premium Australian spirits apart. If you cannot visit the distillery, either due to distance or visitation is not offered (some distillers are intensely secretive), then the next best option is to buy a whisky tasting set. In these sets, you'll be given a selection of different whiskies from your favourite Australian distillery. By using these sets, you'll appreciate the quality of the grain and distillation techniques that went into producing the final product. A whisky tasting set can also make for an excellent gift, and it can help you share the experience of your favourite Australian whisky

          In tasting whisky, there are three main components: appearance, aromas, and palate. Pour the whisky of your choice into a suitable glass and examine its colour. Next, gently roll the whisky around your glass to help release aromas and breathe in its offering. The smell of the whisky may stimulate some of your memories. Think about what the aromas make you remember. Typical aromas in whisky will include leather, smoke, salt, dried fruits, and oak. Everyone's experience will be different, and aromas are highly subjective.  

          Tasting your whisky is the final step to uncovering all the flavours. The appearance and aromas will help prepare your taste buds and give you a good image of what you may taste. Sip the whisky and allow the flavours garnered from the whisky malt to wash over your tongue. How does the whisky feel in your mouth? Is it rough or smooth? Does it feel sweet and sticky? What flavours can be detected, and does it produce a feeling deep within? After you swallow the liquid, what images are most prominent in your mind? Do you notice a specific aftertaste? 

          After you have the first sip, you may prefer to add a few drops of water and taste it again. Adding water can help open up the flavours within and give you a better picture of the flavours developed by the distillation and maturation process.

          What food goes well with malt whisky?

          A quality whisky is often enhanced by enjoying it with food. Just like wine, choosing the right food to go with your whisky will enhance its flavours. Discovering the perfect match to balance and improve your malt whisky will take time, but you can try these out to get you started. 

          • Dark Chocolate - If you're settling down for the evening, then a malt whisky and dark chocolate can be perfect. If you have rye whisky, these are best with milk chocolate.

          • Red Meat - For the summer afternoon BBQ, you'll find that most grilled red meats work incredibly well with malt whisky. Save the best scotch fillet to go with your top-shelf whisky.

          • Smoked Salmon - If you're enjoying a Tasmanian whisky, try pairing it with the equally excellent Tasmanian Atlantic salmon.

          • Cheese - It's hard to go past the perfect pairing of alcohol and cheese. Most cheese boards set up for red wine tasting will go perfectly with the rich flavours of a quality malt whisky.

          • Pork Ribs - BBQ ribs may be more in the realm of an American flavour, but a quality cook can turn these into the perfect meal to have with your favourite malt whisky.

          Where can I buy malt whisky near me?

          Tasmania is the heartland of premium malt whisky in Australia, and we have been developing our distinctive flavour for many years. In the Lark Distillery online shop, you'll find all the malt whisky we currently offer, along with many other products.

          You can order anything through our online shop for a whisky delivery to your home (or business). Orders are dispatched through Australia Post, and most delivery will be made in less than five days (10 days for regional). Ordering whisky online is one of the best ways to get the best Australian whisky delivery straight to your home. If you need any assistance in finding the best malt whisky, don't hesitate to drop us a line. Order now.