One woman’s journey into whisky…

In recognition of all women who work within the whisky industry – thank you ladies for your pioneering spirit!

Marvellous Melbourne!

A massive thank you Melbourne for three fabulous days! Ben Baranow, thank you for inviting Fleurieu Distillery to Whisky & Dreams, it was a fantastic event to be part of. A wonderful venue at Starward and amazing team behind the scenes made it so welcoming for exhibitors and guests. You must be enormously proud. Fleurieu Facebook friends old and new who attended, it was so good to meet, catch up and hear about so many [...]

Stirring to Agitating

Saying goodbye to mashing in with our stainless steel paddle signals the end of an era. For thirteen years our grain has been stirred in by hand on brew day, majority of those by Brewer Pete. Instead, perched on the mash tun, is a geared motor powering a stainless steel agitator. After thirteen years of brew days the mash paddle can now retire. Mark from Burns Welding & Fabrication drove over from Griffith NSW and [...]

We Have Touch Down!

Hoisting the condenser and securing it into place has been the trickiest part of still assembly. As such it has been nicknamed the "Saturn V". While the condenser may look visually smaller than the pot in size, it is the heaviest piece to lift and place. This is due to the enormous lengths of tubing within the copper cylinder designed to rapidly cool vapours coming from the pot still. The line arm supports were screwed [...]

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