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Starward Whisky: a fusion of flavours from two worlds

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Step inside a universe where the symphony of flavours is as enchanting as a starlit night. Picture nectarine and charred pineapple, dancing in harmony with a touch of coastal peat, culminating in a smouldering dry oak finish. This is not just a whisky; it’s an extraordinary sensory journey, brought to you by Starward Single Malt Australian Whisky Finished in ex-Lagavulin Barrels. Our team had the rare privilege of visiting the Lagavulin distillery in Islay, Scotland, a place where tradition and craft come together to create truly remarkable whiskies. Sam Slaney, Starward’s Production Director, shared that “Our team was incredibly inspired by the experience in Islay. Their landscape and climate are literally worlds away from what we’re used to in our Port Melbourne distillery.” Indeed, the unique character of Lagavulin’s peated whisky, shaped by the wild beauty of Islay, has left an indelible mark on our own creation. Much like how the ever-changing Australian climate affects our maturation process, causing our barrels to contract and expand, soaking up delightful flavours from the wood. Now, for all whisky enthusiasts out there, we have some exciting news! You will have the opportunity to taste this limited release ahead of its official launch. In partnership with select venues, we will be hosting exclusive tasting events across the country. Our team will guide you through the captivating journey of Starward Single Malt Australian Whisky Finished in ex-Lagavulin Barrels. And who knows? There might even be some extra special surprises along the way! Securing your spot early is essential as this… Read More