The Rich History Of The Oak Barrel

The Rich History Of The Oak Barrel

The Timeless Tradition of Oak Barrels in Whisky Aging Whisky enthusiasts often celebrate the complex flavours of their favourite spirit, but few may ponder the historical journey that has shaped...
April 16, 2024 — Chris Burdon
Hot Days & Whisky Barrels

Hot Days & Whisky Barrels

How do the hot summer days impact the whisky barrels currently maturing in our distillery?
March 01, 2024 — Chris Burdon
Will My Whisky Go Bad?

Will My Whisky Go Bad?

Treasured by connoisseurs worldwide, Whisky is not just a beverage; it's an experience. Whether you savor it neat, on the rocks, or in a classic cocktail, the question often arises:...
February 19, 2024 — Chris Burdon
Whisky Lingo Deciphered

Whisky Lingo Deciphered

Navigating the world of whisky words can be like deciphering code.  It seems there is a special lingo. Terms are thrown around like confetti, from cask strength to expression, mash bill...
December 13, 2023 — Rex Burdon
A bottle of Burdons Tasmanian whisky on a white background with reflection

Introducing BURDONS

Welcome to Nonesuch Distillery's Blog page, where we proudly present BURDONS, a Tasmanian Whisky that embodies the essence of craftsmanship and dedication to perfection. BURDONS is a Malt Whisky.  It...
July 25, 2023 — Rex Burdon
Gin-Infused Prawn Poppers

Gin-Infused Prawn Poppers

Get ready for a flavor explosion with this delightful appetizer recipe!  In just minutes, you'll create a starter that will have your friends begging for more. Ingredients: 24 large prawns,...
July 05, 2023 — Rex Burdon
Malt v Grain Whisky.  Q & A with our whisky distiller

Malt v Grain Whisky. Q & A with our whisky distiller

Q: What is the difference between malt whisky and grain whisky? Malt whisky is made exclusively from malted barley, while grain whisky is made from any cereal grain like corn,...
May 04, 2023 — Rex Burdon
Maturing whisky in Sherry Casks

Maturing whisky in Sherry Casks

Sherry cask whisky is highly popular so let’s explain what these casks bring to the whisky and why Sherry cask whiskies can vary greatly. Firstly the cask itself will contribute...
March 05, 2023 — Rex Burdon
Why use American Oak for maturation?

Why use American Oak for maturation?

Nonesuch Triple Grain Whisky ND88 has been aged in charred American oak barrels.  Cask 88 that was coopered from New American Oak and Cask 91 that was coppered from a...
February 04, 2023 — Rex Burdon
Nonesuch Double Cask Tasmanian Single Malt Whisky

How ND28 Release Came About

We are taking you on the journey of release ND28. If you have been following us for a while you will be aware that we mature our whisky in small...
August 30, 2021 — Rex Burdon
Whisky from cask

What Temperature Is Best For Whisky?

This is one of those subjective things.  We all have our own judgement on what is "best" when it comes to taste and smell. So the "best temperature" is the...
January 03, 2021 — Rex Burdon
Tonic Water

Tonic - It Matters

There are so many brands of tonic water available now that choosing one to use in your Gin and Tonic can be daunting. Choose the wrong one and the disappointment...
August 01, 2020 — Rex Burdon