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Welcome to The Odd Whisky Coy!
Australia's only specialist on-line whisky retailer.  So if you are looking for fine, rare, odd and downright drinkable single malt whiskies plus other amusing dark spirits, then this is the place for you!  Direct to your door, my aim is to give the Australian malt drinker the latest and greatest in single malt whiskies and lots, lots more.

And now, you can follow me on the very new fashioned...

 

And Trade enquiries are most welcome!


So who am I?
My name is Graham Wright: you may remember me from the old Baily & Baily days in Adelaide, where we built up one of the largest retail outlets for single malts in Australia.  Well I've moved on.  And so did my customers.  With a little nudging from them, the team at Oddbins Wine Auctions and my old boss, Martin Baily, I set up the Odd Whisky Coy. So you could say that we are still keeping the "spirit" well and truly alive in Oz.

Interested in finding out more?
Easy...why not join our mailing, keep up to date with the world of whisky and better still, receive offers at below retail prices! And I'm always up for a chat!

So drop me a line here

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Cheers,
from The Big G
 
A New Spirit
For 2014!

A Big Blast...
Nikka From The Barrel
500ml 51.4%

Of Japanese Greatness...

World Whisky Award Category Winner in 2007 & 2010. This is Nikka's cask strength blended whisky, grain from Miyagikyou, malt from Yoichi, that has been an enormous hit with the drinks trade, bloggers and whisky experts alike. Matured in first fill bourbon barrels,

As Dramtastic says on the Nonjatta site, "Just excellent! Tons of big beautifully integrated spices, creamy nuttiness, nougat and malty goodness."

Pic indicative only.

Members Price: $70
Full Retail: $85
 

 

The Collectors
Den!

When It's Gone...
Glenmorangie Signet
700ml 46%

 It Will Be Sorely Missed!

So once again, those innovators at Glenmorangie have pulled it off, using a highly toasted barley malt or to use the brewers terms, a chocolate malt, sourced from around Tain.

The resultant whisky was then matured in a combination of ex bourbon, Oloroso and get this, new oak casks as well! Pungent, perfumy, even afterhsvae, plenty of roasted malt flavours, along with sherry and Artisan cask richness, plenty of fruit cake characters as well.

Members Price: $210
Full Retail: $260

Click Here For: The Rare & Closed Distillery Collection

 

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for that special friend?
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Today's
  Odd Whisky...

 

 
The Odd Whisky Coy
Whisky Of The Week

The Triple Treat...
Clydesdale Auchentoshan 1991
21yo 700ml 56.5%
 
Continues...

RARE You should know my feelings on Bladnoch by now: I just love them!! Classically full weight, creamy malt, richly oaked and triple distilled. And as usual, full bourbon oak matured.

This is a special bottling from Blackadder's very own Robin Tucek.

Members Excellent Price: $170
Full Retail: $260


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Whisky Of The Month
For July...

The Mystery Dram!
Blackadder Raw Cask Blairfindy 1997
16yo 700ml 54.1%

  But I Bet You Can Work It Out!

 
Love the name, but where's it from? I'll let Robin explain, "Blairfindy is a single malt from the only family owned distillery on Speyside at Marypark, Ballindalloch. For legal reasons we can never put the actual distillery name of this whisky on the label. We use the name Blairfindy because this is the name of the farm that the owning family, the Grants, came from.".

Still haven't got it? Give me a yell! And some words of wisdom from Mr Tucek, "A nose of chocolate mousse, bananas and some pears, sweet to taste with hints of sherry. There is some slight saltiness in the tail."


Members Price: $145
Retail: $200



What I'm Drinking
At The Moment..

So Young Yet...

Chichibu 2008 3yo Ichiros Malt
The First 700ml 61.8%

So Amazing...

From Japanese fanatic Dramtastic, "Nose: Lots of leafy notes to start. Bourbony. Cola, cigar leaf, some floral notes, bread dough, lemon, pork crackling, strawberry, butter menthols, fish sauce, mashed potatoes. Palate: Neat, it’s big on hot spices; vanilla, cola, tobacco and strawberry. With water, lots of barley sugar, more vanilla, sweet orange, ginger, honey and bubblegum. Finish: Is long and malty with tobacco, mushrooms and sweet spices. Last Word: Chichibu is officially on the whisky map and how! Rating: 86/100"

Members: $240
Normally: $280
 

 

 
What's Hot
In Scotch..

A Big Smokester...
Blackadder Raw Cask Smoking Islay
Rum Finish 700ml 60.5%

Bracing Even!

It’s bright, clean and intensive with the peat being held in check by the vanillin oak and crisp maltiness. You could almost call it precise because it is oh so well balanced. The use of rum oak has been kept in the background, so it’s more of a complexing agent than a primary flavour of this dram.

There is a very pleasing lingering maltiness and peatiness at the end.



Members Price: $145
Retail: $190

TOWC
A Dram Good Read...

Read All About It!
Jim Murray's Whisky Bible 2014

The most comprehensive whisky guide ever written, now further expanded with 1,350 new entries. The world’s best selling guide to all types of whisky including Scotch single malt, blends, vatted malts, single grains, Irish, bourbon, rye, Japanese, Canadian, Australian, European and many others.

And always a dram good read!


Members Price: $25.00


Direct
From The USA...

That Crazy American Glass Is Coming Soon!

And the news gets better as it is now the official judging glass of the San Francisco International Spirits Competition

So here we have it, a glass designed for nosing as well tasting...once you get used to it. But that's the fun with these glasses. They deliver all they promise.

Coming Soon!

Send me the full catalogue now!


Big G's Guide To The
Best Whisky Bars In Aust...

The Big G's most excellent guide to the Best Whisky Establishments of Australia. 
And I'm always open to suggestions!

Some good sugesstions...

WA : Helvetica Bar & Rockpool Perth
& Print Hall
QLD: Cru Bar 
NSW: Eau de Vie
& Baxter Inn
VIC: City Wine Shop/Supper Club &
Whisky & Alement
TAS: Lark Distillery
SA: The Rob Roy & The Wheatsheaf

ACT: The Deck At Regatta Point 
NT: Help Pls

 

         

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