About Liqueurs from Australia

About Liqueurs from Australia
There are numerous types of spirits produced in Australia, from fruit, honey and coffee liqueurs to vodka to single malt whiskeys. While the industry is not well known, it is growing in leaps and bounds and recently, there has been a lot of publicity for the single malts produced in the southern island of Tasmania. Look for more spirits and liqueurs from Australia to hit the US market and receive much more media attention.

Top Picks for Australia

Liqueurs

Tamborine Mountain Distillery Quandong & Gentian Bitters Liqueur
94 points
$45
Light copper pink color. Attractive complex aromas of bubblegum, spiced oranges and peaches, honeysuckle, and banana with a silky, vibrant, bittersweet medium body and a tingling, elegant, very long bitter herbs and barks, circus peanut, smoked pepper, and wormwood tea finish. An outstanding bitter liqueur with great depth and exotic flavor.
Tamborine Mountain Distillery The Australian Herbal Liqueur
94 points
$55
Bright electric peridot color. Bold complex aromas and flavors of forest herbs, apple mint jelly, eucalyptus honey, and pepper with a satiny, racy, moderately sweet medium-full body and a warming, subtle, long finish with notes of menthol tobacco, minerals, and white pepper. An intense roller coaster of herbal forest flavors with a nice cooling effect.
Tamborine Mountain Distillery Bucku Whiskey Liqueur
94 points
$55
Golden amber color. Rich aromas and flavors of caramelized nut, vanilla custard, coconut, and chestnut honey with a silky, bright, moderately sweet medium body and a warming, complex, medium-long finish with notes of brown spices, oak, spiced cherry, and peach skin with light oak. A delicious whisky liqueur with great bourbon and spice character.
Tamborine Mountain Distillery Kurumba Rum Liqueur
94 points
$55
Pale amber color. Rich aromas and flavors of warm rubber, copper, pepper, and honey with a silky, vibrant, fruity sweet medium-to-full body and a peppery, interesting, medium-long finish with suggestions of dried fruits and flowers, peppery spices, minerals, and cane. A lovely rum liqueur with great pot still character that will shine in cocktails.
Tamborine Mountain Distillery Honey Dew Melon Liqueur
93 points
$40
Pale silver emerald color. Attractive fruity aromas and flavors of honeydew melon, toasted chestnut, and pumpernickel toast with a oily, soft, moderately sweet medium body and a smooth, medium-long finish with notes of melon yogurt, earth, cucumber, and celery. Nice purity and delicacy of melon fruit here.
Tamborine Mountain Distillery Wild Forest Plum Liqueur
92 points
$45
Bright garnet color. Rich aromas of raspberries, sour cherry, and beet with a satiny, tangy, moderately sweet medium-to-full body and a warming, layered, long green apple, celery, and parsley root finish. A delicious and deep fruit liqueur that will be a pleasure to mix with.
Tamborine Mountain Distillery Lemon Myrtle Liqueur
92 points
$50
Clear color. Bright aromas of orange and lemon peels and lemon custard with a glycerous, vibrant, fruity sweet medium body and a warming, complex, long lemon verbena, cardamom, and lemon candy finish. A sensationally vital lemon liqueur with lots of subtle herbal complexity and depth.
Tamborine Mountain Distillery Ginger Liqueur
83 points
$45
Hazy pale platinum straw color. Earthy aromas and flavors of dusty ginger root, potato, old vegetable oil, and laundry soap with a soft, shy, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a warming, intriguing, finish with accents of nut oil, pepper, and soil. A very earthy ginger liqueur that could use a bit more oomph.