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Headlands Distilling Co Single Malt Muscat Cask

$129.95

Headlands Distilling Co Single Malt Muscat Cask

Second release – 5 year old Whisky

Distilled in 2016 and bottled in 2021. The first release sold out rapidly, with the second release a step above! This batch won the silver medal at the 2021 London Spirits Competition.

Rich raisins and preserved fruits are married with butterscotch, smooth charred oak and vanilla in this Australian Single Malt whisky. The whisky in this release was distilled and barrelled in the coastal town of Wollongong in 2016. It has been finished in oak casks that were seasoned with 15 year old Seppeltsfield Rare Muscat – an exclusive Australian fortified wine made from grapes in the Muscat Rouge à Petits Grains variety grown in the heartland of the Victorian wine region at Rutherglen.

This complex, balanced Australian single malt whisky offers a grain to glass drinking experience, ready to be shared.
Our Story
Headlands Distilling Co. started from humble beginnings. It was early 2015, and with nothing more than a collective goal to produce handcrafted spirits, four friends founded Wollongong’s first distillery. Despite numerous setbacks and unforeseen hurdles, the combination of scientific precision, engineering practicality and business perseverance prevailed. Initially we produced spirit for our whisky, as we knew it would be a long wait before it was ready. After barreling this spirit in 2016, a year later, we set to work on creating delicious Seacliff Vodka and a range of gins and specialty products.

The journey begins in the Riverina region of NSW, where our relationships with individual farmers allow us to trace the origin of our starting ingredients to the very paddock where they are grown. Freshly harvested grains are picked up directly from the farm and brought to the distillery in Wollongong. From these high quality Australian grains, we handcraft pristine alcoholic spirits.

We bring our fresh, can-do attitude into all aspects of the business. Our Seacliff Vodka represents the starting point, but Headlands is growing into a vibrant, forward-thinking company that creates an exceptional range of spirits from high quality Australian produce. 2019 saw the release of three new products which were also years in the making. Spirit of the Illawarra Plum- 9 months barrel aged. Boobialla gin, made exclusively from Australian native juniper and Daalgaal, gin steeped in Illawarra Plums for 6+ months.

2020 saw the release of our first Single Malt Whisky. Finished in casks which were seasoned with Seppeltsfield Rare Rich Apera and Rare Muscat. 2021 will see the release of the world’s first Illawarra Plum cask whisky, aged in ex- Spirit of the Illawarra Plum barrels!

 

Grain to glass
The Grain to Glass philosophy is core to Headlands’ products, every step of the production process is done from scratch, from milling the grain, mashing, fermentation, distilling, filtering, bottling and labeling. It demonstrates our passion for ensuring purity at every stage of production. We start with the highest quality ingredients and pair them with our relentless pursuit of perfection. There is no room for compromise.

The locally grown barley is brought fresh from the paddock, directly to the distillery in Wollongong where we mill, ferment, distill and bottle our handcrafted spirits. We have complete oversight of a grain from the time it goes into the ground to the time it goes into a glass.

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Headlands Distilling Co Single Malt Muscat Cask

Second release – 5 year old Whisky

Distilled in 2016 and bottled in 2021. The first release sold out rapidly, with the second release a step above! This batch won the silver medal at the 2021 London Spirits Competition.

Rich raisins and preserved fruits are married with butterscotch, smooth charred oak and vanilla in this Australian Single Malt whisky. The whisky in this release was distilled and barrelled in the coastal town of Wollongong in 2016. It has been finished in oak casks that were seasoned with 15 year old Seppeltsfield Rare Muscat – an exclusive Australian fortified wine made from grapes in the Muscat Rouge à Petits Grains variety grown in the heartland of the Victorian wine region at Rutherglen.

This complex, balanced Australian single malt whisky offers a grain to glass drinking experience, ready to be shared.
Our Story
Headlands Distilling Co. started from humble beginnings. It was early 2015, and with nothing more than a collective goal to produce handcrafted spirits, four friends founded Wollongong’s first distillery. Despite numerous setbacks and unforeseen hurdles, the combination of scientific precision, engineering practicality and business perseverance prevailed. Initially we produced spirit for our whisky, as we knew it would be a long wait before it was ready. After barreling this spirit in 2016, a year later, we set to work on creating delicious Seacliff Vodka and a range of gins and specialty products.

The journey begins in the Riverina region of NSW, where our relationships with individual farmers allow us to trace the origin of our starting ingredients to the very paddock where they are grown. Freshly harvested grains are picked up directly from the farm and brought to the distillery in Wollongong. From these high quality Australian grains, we handcraft pristine alcoholic spirits.

We bring our fresh, can-do attitude into all aspects of the business. Our Seacliff Vodka represents the starting point, but Headlands is growing into a vibrant, forward-thinking company that creates an exceptional range of spirits from high quality Australian produce. 2019 saw the release of three new products which were also years in the making. Spirit of the Illawarra Plum- 9 months barrel aged. Boobialla gin, made exclusively from Australian native juniper and Daalgaal, gin steeped in Illawarra Plums for 6+ months.

2020 saw the release of our first Single Malt Whisky. Finished in casks which were seasoned with Seppeltsfield Rare Rich Apera and Rare Muscat. 2021 will see the release of the world’s first Illawarra Plum cask whisky, aged in ex- Spirit of the Illawarra Plum barrels!

 

Grain to glass
The Grain to Glass philosophy is core to Headlands’ products, every step of the production process is done from scratch, from milling the grain, mashing, fermentation, distilling, filtering, bottling and labeling. It demonstrates our passion for ensuring purity at every stage of production. We start with the highest quality ingredients and pair them with our relentless pursuit of perfection. There is no room for compromise.

The locally grown barley is brought fresh from the paddock, directly to the distillery in Wollongong where we mill, ferment, distill and bottle our handcrafted spirits. We have complete oversight of a grain from the time it goes into the ground to the time it goes into a glass.

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Headlands Distilling Co

Country

Australia

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Type

Whisky

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