13.12.19

Take home a bottle of liquid gold this Christmas

We’ve compiled a neat little list of whisky for takeaway this Christmas. Whisky & Alement’s bottle shop offers a selection of 100 carefully selected single malt whiskies to takeaway with a complimentary 15ml taster with every bottle purchased. Why not try before you buy?

Not a whisky drinker yourself? Take a cheeky snap of what your gift recipient is currently imbibing and we’ll help you select a bottle they’ll truly love! Scroll down for a real time photo gallery of what’s available today.

Exclusive to Whisky & Alement

Above, pictured left to right:  
Glenallachie 14 year old 2004 PX hogshead single cask bottled August 2019  Speyside Scotland 58.7% $215(700ml) 1 of 334 bottles, Fleurieu unpeated single malt ex Seppeltsfield tawny single cask bottled 4 September 2019 Goolwa South Australia 50.1% $165 (700ml) 1 of 150 bottles

Tastes like Christmas pudding

Above, pictured left to right:  
Aultmore 12 year old Bolesma wine cask finish by Hidden Spirits 51.4% $189 (700ml), Spring Bay The Rheban port cask 46% $234 (700ml), Auchriosk by Parkmore 46% $99 (700ml), Auchriosk banyuls french port cask finish by Coopers Choice 58.5% $147 (700ml), Hazelburn 13 year old Oloroso Cask matured 57.4% $170.

Gifts for the Johnnie Blue drinker + 15% off!

Above, pictured left to right:  
Samaroli No Age blended Scotch whisky 43% WAS $417 NOW $355 (700ml) 1 of 1200 bottles worldwide, Samaroli No Age blended Malt Scotch whisky 52.5% WAS $473 NOW $402 (700ml) 1 of 360 bottles.

Funky finds (not whisky)*

Above, pictured left to right:  
Hamden Jamaican Rum 27 year old 54.5% $499 (700ml), Stomping Ground Into the Wood Whisky Barrel-Aged Brett Rye Ale Whisky & Alement collaborative bottling $14 (375ml).
*available only at Melbourne Whisky Room on Friday (5pm-10pm) and Saturday (7pm-10pm) evenings.

Whisky Glassware

Above, pictured left to right:  
Glencairn Whisky Glass $10 (single) $47 (6 pack), Luigi Bormioli Copita $30 (6 pack), Glencairn ‘tartan’ Crystal $57 (single) $114 (2 pack with presentation box) Denver & Liely Bourbon Glass $60 (not pictured), Denver & Liely Whisky Glass $50 (not pictured).

Local Juice: Head turning Australian whisky of 2019

Above, pictured left to right:  
Hobart Rosé cask finish 49.4% $235 (500ml), Newcastle ‘Victor Hingston’ 1st release cask strength Project #1 100L port cask 62% $299, Archie Rose Rye Malt Whisky 2nd Batch 46% $125, Bakery Hill Sovereign Smoke 50% $247 (500ml), Fleurieu Fountain of Youth 53.3% $228 (700ml), Black Gate BG067 $208 (500ml).

New this week

Above, pictured left to right:  
Bunnahahbain 2009/2019 release 1st fill sherry wood by Wilson & Morgan 48% $165 (700ml), MacDuff (medium peat) 2006/2019 release 1st fill sherry wood by Wilson & Morgan 57.1% $215 (700ml), Glenrothes 2010/2019 release Oloroso sherry wood finish by Wilson & Morgan $125 (700ml), Glen Moray 2007/2019 release 1st fill ex bourbon barrel by Wilson & Morgan 48% $112 (700ml)

Hand selected casks, easy on the hip pocket

Above, pictured left to right:  
Blair Athol 12 year old by Hidden Spirits 51.1% $160 (700ml), Blair Athol 2008 Connoisseurs Choice by Gordon & MacPhail 46% $122 (700ml), Glen Moray 6 year old ex sherry butt by Carn Mor 46% $110 (700ml), Glenburgie 13 year old by Cadenhead 54.7% $151 (700ml), Caol Ila 7 year old Marsala cask finish by Firkin’ 48.9% $122 (700ml), Bunnahabhain (peated) Elements of Islay Ma3 55.2% $152 (500ml).

*ALL PRICES SUBJECT TO CHANGE AT ANY TIME.