Monthly Archives: June 2011
MEDIA SPOTLIGHT – ABC

Rye whisky takes off on fish and chip oil
By Flint Duxfield from Hobart , TAS

Thursday, 23/09/2010

You’ve heard of making water into wine, but what about making whisky using old fish and chip oil? That’s a challenge one Tasmanian farmer has taken up by building Australia’s first biodiesel-powered rye whisky still.

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TASTING NOTES

Tasting notes – Nicks Wine Merchants – Melbourne

Belgrove Distillery White Rye New Spirit (11-5-2011 Distillation)

Crystal clear, silvery, slightly glycerous appearance. Initial nosings are captivating, fruity at first, then turning sweet gherkin-like. Aeration brings forward  sweet, crusty rye bread top note along with roast chestnut and a hint of toffee apple. A very inviting new make nose.

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