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Great Southern Distilling Company

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Great service and hospitality, great whiskey

This place will be of particular interest to whiskey drinkers. For those who don't know much about... read more

Reviewed October 22, 2017
Western Australia, Australia
First time whisky tasting

We stopped in here on a Saturday afternoon for a coffee. It was very quiet, and we were glad to... read more

Reviewed October 21, 2017
Albany, Australia
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The Limeburners Great Southern Distilling Company is Western Australia's first single malt whisky distillery. The distillery began with an idea 10 years ago to take local grains and ingredients and turn them into something excellent - enter...more
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252 Frenchman Bay Rd | Great Southern Region, Western Australia, Albany, Western Australia 6330, Australia
+61 8 9842 5363
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I just tasted and bought. Taste without buying is $5 now. But once you taste, you buy. it's that good. The place itself is charming, easy to park but don't drink and drive! They make spirits with passion here and I can't fault the experience,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Miriam M
Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

The staff were very friendly and very knowledgeable. It’s $3.00 to taste the gin, if you buy a bottle the tasting is free. We enjoyed the experience

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 143anthonyh
Reviewed April 9, 2018

If you like spirits — the alcoholic kind — and you've got a thick wallet, don't miss this spot. (Or even if your wallet isn't that thick, just stop in to taste some things you've never known before!) Whiskeys? Lovely single malts, at over 100AUD/bottle,...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Padmacara75
Reviewed March 4, 2018

We had a nice tour in the facility with information about the whole process. We could look at the whole process as well. Afterwards, we got to taste some.

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Tom v
Reviewed January 30, 2018 via mobile

Yes, it is true you do have to pay for samples but it makes sense once you try them. Their range of spirits are incredible quality and definitely worth paying for. To be honest I’ve never been that into gin until I tried their Giniversity...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank LauraLewsey
Reviewed January 12, 2018

We came to Limeburners while in Albany as my husband is a Whiskey lover and wanted to try the 'Best Whisky in the Southern Hemisphere' - the 'Darkest Winter'. He paid his $15 taste fee (a little high I think - but when the bottle...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank its_hot_in_WA
Reviewed January 10, 2018

Not the greatest tourism experience. Tried the top shelf whiskey with my father, which was $15 for a minuscule shot each person. The server had great difficulty explaining this, $15 and we both get a taste? Yes, no you have to share for $15. Then...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Daveo_1978
Cam S, Founder at Great Southern Distilling Company, responded to this reviewResponded January 19, 2018

Dear Daveo_1978, I am the founder of the Distillery. I apologise unreservedly that you had such a poor experience. I also thank you for taking the time to leave a review and provide us with your account of your experience. Poor service and poor coffee...More

Reviewed October 22, 2017

This place will be of particular interest to whiskey drinkers. For those who don't know much about whiskey, the staff behind the bar were more than happy to educate us about the differences between scotch, whiskey and bourbon, as well as share information about the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank mmmmt1
Reviewed October 21, 2017

We stopped in here on a Saturday afternoon for a coffee. It was very quiet, and we were glad to have opted for mug size servings, which were generous and absolutely delicious. There was a special offer for coffee & brownie for $8, which we...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank AlbanyRick
Reviewed October 11, 2017

Asit manages this combination cafe and Whiskey tasting place with a smiling offsider. .Unlike wine tasting you need to pay to taste. Perfect for those who know a lot about whiskey/Scotch but good for those that know a little like me. You could go here...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank jufors777
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