August 6, 2019

An update on our Whisky: the current Riverbourne Identity has sold out and the new one is bottled and waiting its time, will be released in early September.

Riverbourne Supremacy 5 is all gone except for two bottles in the Bungendore Bottle shop. Supremacy 4 is on sale...

January 30, 2019

Decanting and vatting the small barrels from the same spirit run into larger casks, to reduce the loss to the angels. 

These small casks give a rapid interaction with the oak, but at a price, with the large spirit loss. 

The two current releases are as a result of t...

June 21, 2018

Off to Whisky Freedom in Perth tomorrow, my luggage packed with bottles of the "Riverbourne Identity" #4-1, the "Riverbourne Supremacy" is already there.

Looking forward to meeting fellow distillers and especially the whisky enthusiasts in the west.

September 8, 2017

 Tilly, the whiskey still, is having the night off, while Tess does the hard work. More delicious rum coming our way. Can't wait to taste it!

June 22, 2017

The electrician arrived today to connect the power to the boiler, actually a tradesman who came when he said he would, and was very affable, his fee was more than reasonable. We are so remote here difficult to get people.

June 21, 2017

Two door falcon coupe ripe for restoration. The bullet holes just add interest. The things you see in the bush.

June 19, 2017

The extension is finished, now the fork lift and Steam Boiler are under cover. Next the electrician, the plumber and....The new still!

May 11, 2017

There are six regions in Scotland that are recognised as distinctive

The Lowlands

This area has a mild climate and rich fertile soil, they are distinguished by being light in flavour and easy to drink, the dry finish means they could take the place of a dry sherry, as an...

May 11, 2017

What is a Single Malt Whisky?

A single malt whisky is one in which the whisky comes from a single distillery  (The "Single"). The grain from which the whisky is made is 100% Malted Barley. (The “Malt”). Blended whisky, usually referred to as “Scotch”, uses a variety of...

August 17, 2016

Have just made a lid for my mash tun, an effort to retain some of the heat that escapes in this very cold climate. Many commercial distilleries in Scotland used wooden mash tuns ofter made from Larch(A type of pine apparently)

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