Whisky Tastings

Malt Traders is able to help you organise and host private tastings of a range of whiskies from around the world. We've put together a few sample tastings below, but we're more than happy to discuss and accommodate your specific requirements.

Trans-Atlantic!

It’s only a ocean! Sit down and try traditions from two nations. All whisky, but so incredibly different.

Enjoy an expert talk from Simon Cowie of Think Spirits, as well as a large charcuterie board of cured meats, cheeses, chutney and crackers.

(This is an example, whiskies may vary based on availability)

Mellow Corn Straight Bourbon 50%
Evan Williams Bourbon 43.5%
Tamnavulin Double Cask 40%
Shackelton Blended 40%
Dalmore 12yo 40%

$60 per person

Drams of the “Deer Island”

The Isle or Jura or “Deer Island” in Old Norse, is home to one of the most unique yet delicate single malt producers in Scotland

Simon Cowie of Think Spirits will talk you through the history and complexities of these fine malts. Your tasting is accompanied by a large sharing charcuterie board of cheeses and meats

An example of the whiskies on offer includes:

Jura 10yo 40%
Jura 12yo 40%
Jura 18yo 40%
Jura Journey 40%
Jura Seven Wood 41%

$60 per person

Intermediate & Advanced Appreciation

Experienced lover of all things Malt?! This is for you. Travel the World with Tim Grant from ALBA Whisky specialists – Enjoy the latest obscurities from the UK as well as the best India has to offer! Serious drams!

(This is an example, whiskies may vary based on availability)

Cotswold UK Single Malt 46%
Inchmurrin Madeira Cask Finish Single Malt Scotch 46%
Amrut Naarangi Indian Single Malt 50%
Amrut Intermediate Sherry Single Malt 57.1%
Elements of Islay Peated Blended Scotch Over-Proof 59.3%

$75 per person

A Trip to the Lowlands

Enjoy a tasting opportunity with real history: Bladnoch is one of the oldest Scotch producers in the World, still thriving under the ownership & tutorship of Australian Entrepreneur David Prior.

Enjoy five 15ml samples, a hand-crafted charcuterie board and expert talk from the Bladnoch man in the know Will Pitchforth. This is also a unique opportunity to pick up some real rarities and even try the elusive Talia! Here’s the lineup:

(This is an example, whiskies may vary based on availability)

Pure Scot Blended 40%
Pure Scot Virgin Oak 43%
10 Year Old 46.7%
Samsara 46.7%
Adela 15yr 46.7%

$50 per person

Boutique Highland & Speyside Masterclass

Adam Smith of Brown-Forman will be your guide from the Heart of Speyside to the rolling hills of the East Highlands. Glendronach & Benriach are small batch independent producers of quintessential scotch & classic examples of their respective regions!

(This is an example, whiskies may vary based on availability)

Benriach 10yr
Benriach 10yr Peated
Glendronach Peated
Glendronach 12yr
Glendronach 18yr

$50 per person – minimum of 8 people required

Terms & Conditions

Minimum number of 5 people required. Minimum of 2 days notice required. Prepayment required in full upon booking. Not available on Friday evening, Saturday evening (4pm onwards) or Sunday.

Booking Subject to Availability.

Market Street

10 Market St
Brisbane QLD 4000
Phone: (07) 3236 4855

South Bank

6A Little Stanley St
South Bank QLD 4101
Phone: (07) 3846 0587