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Southern Coast Distillers

Our Whisky

At Tin Shed, we pride ourselves on producing artisan whiskies that do not disappoint.

Our focus is always on flavour rather than efficiency. Everything is done by hand with meticulous attention to detail and quality. We use local grain, local peat and local Mallee stumps to smoke it. We do not chill-filter our whiskies, so it is quite common to see some flocculation in the bottle (give it a good shake and it will dissolve again). 

Our coopers are South Australian and source the best oak for our casks. We know this because they drink our whiskies and insist on drinking only the best quality whisky!

Whisky making is an art; it requires good quality ingredients, good oak, skill and, finally, enough time in the right environment to produce the depth and richness of flavour we strive for in our whiskies. We aim to produce a masterpiece each time; a whisky that will entice, tease and satisfy the most discerning palate and deliver enjoyment with every sip.

Southern Coast Distillers Whisky
Australian Whisky Batch No. 008

Batch No. 008
Date: Jun 2017

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New Release
$150.00

Tasting Notes

Colour: Rich and inviting orange brown.

Nose: Fruity, herbal with roast meat and lots of rancio, charred wood and faint smoked paprika, then eucalyptus, mint and cedar/pine needles.

Palate: Rich, rounded, smoky then slightly minty, fruity and oily, all gently wood smoked.

Finish: Drying fruit and charred wood and a fading smokiness. Charred wood.   

Comment: The richness is typical and the smoke isn’t obvious in the nose, yet builds to show up most in the tail of the palate and in the finish as distant campfire smoke.

Provenance

American Oak

46% ABV

3 x Small Port Barrels with a little Pedro added for a touch of contrast, then married for three months in a larger American Oak Port Barrel. All, except the touch of Pedro, were heavily peated by our standards.

Australian Whisky Batch No. 007

Batch No. 007
Date: Apr 2017

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Tasting Notes

Colour: Typical of Iniquity, rich and inviting.

Nose:  Immediate port notes up front, then cedar and sandalwood, orange peel, french polish/varnish, apricots, cherries and sour plums.

Palate: Fruity (apricots and dried oranges), nutty, warming, with hints of mint and honey.

Finish: Nutty and chalky/papery, a little woody, warming and the nuttiness hangs around for ever

Comment: Possibly our best effort to date, at least to my palate.  An absolute cracker!

Provenance

Port Cask Aged

46% ABV

All American Oak.  A marriage of two casks that you might think was made in heaven if you didn't know it was made in Welland.

Australian Whisky Gold Batch No. 002

Gold Batch No. 002
Date: Feb 2017

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Tasting Notes

Nose: Christmas cake and brandy pudding, lifted alcohol, macerated fruits, especially sultanas and raisins, stewed apricots and some orange peel. Some sandalwood and dry mint. Slightly nutty. Hints of varnish and French polish and dusty oak. The alcohol gets more ethereal and with some marshmallow or nougat. Lovely freshness, clarity and depth, good development over time.

Palate: Rich, sweet and sour plums, nuttiness with a spirit bite; very warming, some slightly astringent green herbs. Medium dry sherry.

Finish: Some sour fruits and dusty oak, warming alcohol. Wood bitters.

Comment: The balance is good with the nose the star of the show. The finish is nice with quite a long tail and some cleansing bitterness. 

Provenance

Single Port Cask

American Oak 2nd Fill

3 Years Old

At 60% the alcohol lets you know it is around and the warmth lends itself to a winter warming dram better suited to the footy than the cricket. A few drops of water opens up the spirit nicely and the more I taste it, the more I like it!

Australian Whisky Batch No. 006

Batch No. 006
Date: Nov 2016

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Tasting Notes

Colour: Lovely clear autumn red brown – colour rating 5.

Nose: Mint toffee, wood-smoke, mixed apricots and apricot fruit leather, dried cherries, nuttiness, some leather, then smoked almonds, then some wine gums and violets; gets smokier and the usual thymol/eucalyptus puts in a late but welcome appearance.

Palate: Sweet peat and peanuts, much smokier than the nose; charry ashes, smoked mint toffee; gets much smokier in the palate, sweet and leathery, nutty; smoked apricot jam.

Finish: Charred paper and leather, nutty, mint toffee and roasted nuts; quite smoky.

Comment: The early nose was less smoky than later on. The palate is full on smoked nuts. A unique mix of mint/eucalyptus and smoked nuts.

Provenance

Port & Sherry Cask Aged

Some Mallee Smoke

46% ABV

All American Oak with a minimum age of 2 years.

Australian Whisky Gold Batch No. 001

Gold Batch No. 001
Date: Aug 2016

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Tasting Notes

Colour: Lovely red/brown colour

Nose:  Vanilla, coconut, apricots; no obvious hot alcohol, red berries, lifted alcohol, more toffee apple and red berries such as cranberries and red currants and the menthol/thyme/eucalyptus trio kick in as ‘Throaties’ cough lollies. Finally, minty and nutty apricot with chocolate (with mint and apricot dominating) as the alcohol gets more forward the minty character intensifies

Palate: Warm, minty, fruity (apricot jam) and nutty with solid alcohol (and more chocolate).

Finish: Toffee dark chocolate, roasted nuts and mixed dried fruits, warming, slightly herbal, nutty, fruit & nuts chocolate and fruit leather that hangs around.

Comment: Lots of interesting and positive things going on. The higher proof cranks up the red fruits and the chocolate and the ether/acetone.

Provenance

Single Port Cask

American Oak

2 Years Old

This cask was no slouch at 46%, but demanded to be bottled at cask strength.  It is more challenging and more rewarding at 60% and benefits with warming in the hand.  A few drops of water opens up the spirit nicely.

Australian Whisky Batch No. 005

Batch No. 005
Date: Jul 2016

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Tasting Notes

Colour: Autumn leaf red orange highlights – colour rating 5.5.

Nose:  Distant but immediately discernible autumn leave and fir wood smoke with pine needles, along with vanilla and apricots and then the eucalyptus/thyme/menthol/mint kick in

Palate: Good mouth feel, rounded, fruity and well balanced, slightly nutty, good solid alcohol with no unexpected heat, good tannins.

Finish: Lively fruity (apricots) and something minty and nutty and some burnt notes and those characteristics remain solid

Comment: A lovely, well balanced package that spells Autumn for me and the after taste just keeps on keeping on. Lovely stuff.

Provenance

Sherry Cask Aged

Peaty and Smokey

46% ABV

The malt was smoked using peat from the Parawa area south of Adelaide and classic South Australian mallee wood.

This whisky is a winter warmer, but it is definitely at its best after being warmed in the hand.  Don't make the mistake of drinking it cold or on ice.

Australian Whisky Batch No. 004

Batch No. 004
Date: Apr 2016

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Tasting Notes

Colour:

Amber gold with red and orange highlights –colour rating 5.2

Nose:

Varnish, shoe polish, nutmeg, slight hint of soot, coffee cream biscuit, caramel, ginger, woody herbs (rosemary and thyme). Gets more cut pine and spice over time.

Palate:

Big, sweet, herby and woody, nuts and spices (nutmeg, cinnamon, allspice), pine and cream.

Finish:

Warm and slightly sour, typically Australian. Pine wood with a slightly tannic tail.

Comment:

Good even package, everything melds together well. The whole is greater than the sum of the parts.

Provenance

Non-Chill Filtered

46%

2 year old spirit matured in American oak port casks featuring a few sherry staves for added complexity.

Australian Whisky Batch No. 003

Batch No. 003
Date: Jan 2016

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Tasting Notes

COLOUR
Amber gold with orange highlights –colour  rating 5.3

NOSE
Honey, slightly unripe stone fruit, toasted oats, buttered popcorn, malty and dusty, hessian (like wheat bags or calico/flax). Coconut macaroons with golden syrup, then gets more minty/herby. The fruit notes (pears and peaches) along with the coconut really develop. Some chalk and fresh paint/emulsion, especially in the near empty glass.

PALATE
Full and rich, nice mouthfeel, very rounded and syrupy, slightly like molasses. Sweet, mint toffee and fresh peach, honey on toast, then minty wood, sour fruit and nuttiness.

FINISH
Warming, long, nutty and herbal, gets woody and slightly bitter. Most intriguing with the good development in the glass over time. Good depth.

COMMENT
Moreish.

Provenance

Non-Chill Filtered
American Oak, Ex Port Cask, finished in a Rum Cask for 2 months
2 YO, 46%

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Batch No. 003 is limited to one bottle per customer due to it's limited release, and is currently shipping (at this reduced price) in a plain white box while we wait for our branded packaging to arrive.

Australian Whisky Batch No. 002

Batch No. 002
Date: Nov 2015

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Tasting Notes

COLOUR
Dark amber with reddish brown highlights – colour rating 5.8.

NOSE
Slightly musty, some dust, then classic candied orange, some mint toffee, apricot fruit leather, dried peaches and gets more sherry and more herbal (eucalyptus, rosemary and mint). Mint toffee and fruit leather.

PALATE
Full and rich mouthfeel, herbs and honey, redcurrant jelly, then woody (pencil shavings) and Dutch Licorice.

FINISH
Dry, some toffee, herbal honey and bitters. Some coffee. Gets a little papery and woody. The nose is interesting and progressive.

COMMENT
Every bit as good as Batch No. 001, same age, same oak regime, just different.

Provenance

Non-Chill Filtered
American Oak, Ex Port Cask
2 YO, 46%

PLEASE NOTE
Batch No. 002 is limited to one bottle per customer due to it's limited release, and is currently shipping (at this reduced price) in a plain white box while we wait for our branded packaging to arrive.

Australian Whisky Batch No. 001

Batch No. 001
Date: Oct 2015

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Tasting Notes

COLOUR
Dark amber with red brown autumnal highlights.

NOSE
Mint toffee, pine needles, stone dust, wine gums, honey on toast, blackberry jam. Warm spices (ginger, cinnamon and nutmeg). Wood polish and a creamy leather conditioner.

PALATE
Full and rich mouthfeel, syrupy with ginger cake, mixed peel, orange marmalade. Fruity sweet, quite woody with jam and a slightly sour fruit note in the back palate, some wood shavings.

FINISH
Some sour fruit and ginger jam then spice (nutmeg and cinnamon), warming and slightly woody, more toffee and sour fruit. Drying, minty wood in the tail. Nicely balanced.

COMMENT
You can tell this is non-chill filtered because quite a few bottles show sediment. Shake the bottle and it dissolves. A thoroughly delightful whisky that is far too easy to drink.

Provenance

Non-Chill Filtered
American Oak, Ex Port Cask
2 YO, 46%