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Mt. Uncle Distillery

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1819 Chewko Road, Walkamin, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
+61 7 4086 8008
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Wonderful gardens & grounds make this place an oasis in itself. Greenery, peacocks, ducks, lovely garden touches - great efforts here make it so appealing to the eye creating a very relaxed atmosphere. Thought we were at a vineyard on the Morninton Peninsula! The elderly...More

Thank Stefan P
Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

Having diverted to Mount Uncle last year on the way to the races at Tolga, and being pleasantly surprised, my friend and I took our wives there this year only to find that Bridges was closed. While the gardens, peacocks and donkeys were nice, it's...More

Thank VictoriaJayne
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

We arrived at Mt. Uncle Distillery and made our way to the tasting room. There were two couples having a tasting and the staff member was focused on them and didn’t acknowledge us. We decided on the for tasters $10 each, *fair enough its state...More

Thank Jeff G
Reviewed August 23, 2018

The four of us thought this would be an extremely pleasant venue for lunch. This isn't the case. The woman behind the bar advised that there is no catering except if organised for weddings and functions. This point is not clear in their brochure. Qiute...More

Thank 888help
Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

We were greeted by dozens of peacocks as we entered the property. The gardens are beautifully kept, it’s like an oasis. We shared a tasting paddle along (incredible!) followed by a taste of the $500 bottle of ‘Black Cock’ whisky (taste buds exploded with flavour),...More

Thank Glenderman
Reviewed August 8, 2018

Being Gin lovers we had to come and check out the offerings. The botanical Gin was lovely. The smoke infused was very interesting but way too smoky for our liking. We were a bit disappointed at having to pay for tastings even though we bought...More

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Reviewed July 22, 2018

We enjoyed sampling a couple of the local spirits. I'm not sure how good they are as I'm not much of a liquor drinker. A bonus is the ground are beautiful

Thank washmont
Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

Wow! Amazing location, super friendly service and incredible produce. Whether your favourite tipple is gin, rum or whiskey....there is a STUNNING locally produced tipple just for you. From smokey ‘Bushfire’, to soft and sweet ‘Sexy Cat, you will be verging on heaven for your tastebuds!

Thank Rachel W
Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

This was our third visit to the distillery; first trip was part of Brett’s Outback Tasting Tour when we sampled almost all the delights in offer. We are gin fans and have returned twice to purchase the Bushfire Smoked Gin and our favourite, the Navy...More

Thank SamstaR22
Reviewed June 16, 2018 via mobile

Stumbled past this place, great sampling, 4 for $10, all delicious, buying some of their Gins for my home collection. Very informed server and happy to educate the unknown. Rest rooms and farm animals neighbour the sample room which allow you to stretch your legs....More

Thank Jack R
Claire W, Public Relations Manager at Mt. Uncle Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2018

Dear Jack R Thank you for your excellent review and lovely comments. Hope to see you back at the distillery in the future and enjoy that amazing gin! Kind regards Mt Uncle Distillery Team

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July 23, 2018|
Response from SamstaR22 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, the restaurant is currently closed as stated on their website.
Janet F
December 14, 2017|
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Response from Claire W | Property representative |
Yes you can but you would have to sit on outside barrel tables with puppy! :-) Please note we are not open Mondays
Jeanette E
September 7, 2015|
Response from Claire W | Property representative |
Hi Jeanette Please can you email me via the website and ill give you list of all tasting options. I'm prevented by liquor licensing laws to give our prices for on premise sales online however can do it privately via... More