About Australian Spirits

About Australian Spirits
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

Lyre’s Classico Non Alcoholic Cocktail
96 points
A complex, tropical cocktail that drinks effortlessly.
Awards: 2022 Best Non-Alcoholic Ready-to-Drink Cocktail
Lyre’s Italian Spritz Non-Alcoholic Spirit
95 points
A pitch perfect take on the classic Italian red aperitif; Aperol fans take note.
Awards: 2022 Best Non Alcoholic Spirit
Morris Rutherglen Muscat Barrel-Finished Australian Single Malt Whiskey
94 points
Incredible array of fruit on the nose and palate while maintaining grain flavors and barrel spices; very tasty and, more importantly, deftly balanced flavors.
Prohibition Liquor Co Navy Strength Gin
94 points
A gold star example in the category of Navy Strength Gin.
Mr. Black Cold Brew Coffee Liqueur
94 points
A delicious and bold coffee liqueur to use in cocktails, after dinner drinks, and baking; for the dark roast, espresso drinker.
Awards: 2022 Top 2 Coffee Liqueur
Morris Rutherglen Muscat Barrel Finished Australian Single Malt Whisky
94 points
An excellent Whisky that demonstrates world-class quality while maintaining Australian terroir.
Awards: 2022 Best Australian Whisky
Archie Rose Distillers Strength Gin
94 points
A brooding and serene navy strength gin for contemplative cocktails.
Prohibition Liquor Co Original Gin
93 points
Citrus and juniper with wisps of vanilla, this is a classic and versatile Gin; definitely try in a Last Word.
Prohibition Liquor Co Juniperus Gin
93 points
An intriguing and contemplative sipper that would be an excellent base in traditional cocktails and keeps you coming back to keep finding added layers of complexity.
Prohibition Liquor Co. Small Batch Gin
93 points
Round and supple texture with classic dry gin flavors and lush honeyed and floral notes; craving a martini now.