Cape Byron Distillery, producer of Brookie’s Gin, is now launching their first-ever single malt whisky! When we heard this we were super excited, for we are whisky lovers!
To celebrate this, Cape Byron Distillery are hosting the Australian premiere of ‘The Water of Life’, a whisky documentary showcasing renowned master distillers, via a live screening & virtual event on April 1st to people across the world.
As you watch the documentary, you will engage with a story following Jim McEwan, the world’s most awarded Scotch whisky distiller, and his time in Australia at Cape Byron Distillery, discussing how he played a pivotal role in the birth of their new spirit.
It will be followed by a live Q&A with master distiller Jim McEwan, next generation distiller Eddie Brook and film director Greg Swartz.
For this live screening, it will be the first opportunity to try the new whisky! When you order the tasting kit, you receive 25ml samples of:
• Cape Byron Distillery new make spirit
• Cape Byron Distillery Single Malt Whisky
• Barrell aged Mac. Liqueur
The new make is has tropical fruits, malt and mocha to the nose.
The 17 cask provided for very easy drinking with a silky mouth feel. This whisky is a light straw colour and on the nose there are hints of banana. To taste the whisky is sweet, we get banana bread, vanilla, notes caramel and malt, channelling banoffee pie.
The barrel aged macadamia liqueur is quite delicious, it is nutty with sweet coffee flavour and tastes very similar to an espresso martini.
You can sample these too, and watch the documentary, providing a great complementary experience.
For tickets and tasting kits, visit
• Cape Byron Distillery in person event – $85.
• Virtual attendance + whisky tasting kit – $55.
• Virtual attendance only – $35
We hope you’re able to participate too!