Giving a dedicated voice to the whisky artisans of Australia

The Australian Whisky Challenge exists to recognise the inventiveness, diversity & outstanding personalities of each whisky distiller across Australia. Since 1996, our domestic & international beverage competitions have strived to level the playing field, providing a platform for small & niche specialist producers to compete with the big players.

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The Australian Whisky scene has exploded over the past few years and we felt that the timing was right to use our infrastructure and experience to create a challenge dedicated to the distillers art… Uisge Beatha

Ross Anderson
Founder & CEO

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