Whisky Review: Black Gate Single Malt Cask Strength Cask 11

  Style: Musky and Spicy Nose: A mash of sweetness and spices with an herbal overtone. Beneath the cover reveals a lower acidic branch, a mix of super lemon candies and cola gummies. Chilli spice puffs out together with vinegar. Palate: Crystallized red fruits shattered as toffee core slowly dripping out. Unique, lip-smacking sweetness comes…

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First Impression: Black Gate Cask #016 Exclusively Bottled for The Oak Barrel

As a Black Gate fan, it gives me great pleasure to have the opportunity to officially announce that Mr. Brian Hollingworth and Mrs. Genise Hollingworth are releasing the single cask #016, exclusively for The Oak Barrel Sydney Whisky Fair 2016. Hailed from the pedigree of the iconic 520 release, the #016 is the sixth 20 litre first-filled…

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A sit down with Mr. Brian Hollingworth of Black Gate Distillery

A decade ago, it might have seemed strange to celebrate world whisky day with a nip of Australian whisky. I wouldn’t know, I was in middle school back then. Times are a bit different now, with website getting crashed from eager fans trying to get their hands on the latest release, to award winning casks skyrocketing through…

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