Tasmania Vs Scotland

Book your opening night of Tasmania Whisky Week at the Penny Royal Wine Bar (Alida Restaurant) Launceston this August for #TWW2023 and a clash of the hemispheres!

How does whisky from Tasmania ‘the new world’ stack up against ‘the old country’, Scotland?

Local host and native Tasmanian WhiskyIsMyJam will be joined by Matt Bailey from The Scotch Malt Whisky Society (Australian Branch) to help you decide.

The Tasmanian tasting lineup will be provided by distilleries from across the State including; AdamsBattery PointLaunceston and McHenry.

Their expressions will be matched to Scottish offerings curated on similarities in distillate, region and cask.

A total of 8 x 15ml whisky serves for your consideration.

The event starts at 6:30PM sharp, so feel free to come along from 6:00PM to mingle with the producers and experience their latest releases up close and personal.

Specially selected food platters from the Alida Restaurant will keep you sustained throughout the evening.

Held in the historic Alida Restaurant at Penny Royal, Launceston. Named after Alida Chromy, Josef Chromy’s wife and driving force behind the JAC (Josef Alida Chromy) business ventures.

Ticket price includes:

  • 4 Tasmanian whiskies
  • 4 Scottish whiskies
  • Grazing platters

Please do not attend this event if you are experiencing flu symptoms (fever, cough, runny nose).