5. The next generation of Aussie distillers
How do you become a first generation distiller? From the young couple who mixed their love of science and art to start their own distillery in rural New South Wales, to the distiller who decided on a trip to Kentucky that he should buy a distillery in Victoria, this episode focuses on the next generation of craft distillers in Australia and how they are learning their trade.
Featuring: Ally & Nick from Karu Distillery and owner of Timboon Distillery Josh Walker.
During the making of The Aussie Spirit series, the craft distilling industry lost a dear friend, Raymond ‘Spike’ Desert III. Spike was one of the pioneers of craft distilling in Australia and built the Hoochery rum distillery by hand on the Desert family farm just outside of Kununurra. Luckily...
Peter Bignell hates waste and has adapted his farming ethics of environmental sustainability and recycling into his Belgrove distillery in Tasmania. This episode looks at how struggling farmer, Peter Bignell, repurposed his farm and its’ crops to produce award winning rye whisky and build what is...