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Whisky Cocktails

Whisky Cocktails

Chief's Son Whisky Cocktails will be a hit with your friends and family over the Summer. We've selected a few different whisky cocktails to appeal to sweet and not-so-sweet cocktail drinkers. Pink Grapefruit Whisky Highball 30ml Tanist 20ml Bickford Pink Grapefruit...

Peated Malt Experience

Peated Malt Experience

Peated Malt Whisky Review I’ve been drinking whisky for over ten years; I’ve always collected and enjoyed a number of different brands and have always been conscious not be locked into one brand as every distillery has its merits and releases that make me stop and say...

HOW TO DRINK AUSTRALIAN SINGLE MALT WHISKY Part 1 – The Glass

HOW TO DRINK AUSTRALIAN SINGLE MALT WHISKY Part 1 – The Glass

The start of your love affair with Single Malt Whisky - Getting into Single Malt Whisky can be daunting if you don't know where to start! The following series of short articles are designed to empower you with enough non-biased information to begin your journey into...

Whisky and Wisdom, by Andrew Derbidge

Whisky and Wisdom, by Andrew Derbidge

Whisky and Wisdom, by Andrew Derbidge Chief’s Son has released their 2021 Distiller’s Select release. Matured in French Oak ex-Apera casks (some of the earliest filled by the distillery), it’s a special drop that seriously delivers. My personal thoughts as follows….....

Gospel Straight Rye & Chief’s Son Distillery

Gospel Straight Rye & Chief’s Son Distillery

Read this great write up by Throsten @scenepointblank he will have you salivating for a taste of our whiskies Sweet Peat 60% - "At cask strength, things are elevated to new heights with berry, cherry and plum aromas and the most subtle hint of delicious smokiness."...

Looking down the barrel – Melbourne Whisky Week cheers the local drop

Looking down the barrel – Melbourne Whisky Week cheers the local drop

Looking down the barrel - Melbourne Whisky Week cheers the local drop - Sunday Age 15 Aug Unfortunately Covid has yet again caused another event to be cancelled. However have a read about some of the best distilleries Melbourne has to offer and put them on your post...

Australian whisky 101 – Local distillers shake things up

Australian whisky 101 – Local distillers shake things up

Good Food | Australia's home of the Hats The world of whisky can be daunting, but don't let that put you off. Buckle up and give these bold Australian spirits a whirl. Whisky has long been the spirit of choice for deep-thinkers and world leaders. Writer Mark Twain...

Brisbane Tasting event with Zac McHardy

Brisbane Tasting event with Zac McHardy

Located in Brisbane - no need to miss out on Chiefs Son get along to Mr Henderson in Sandgate on either Thurs 10th June or  Thur 17th June tickets through Eventbrite. 'We will be trying 6 different whisky's at this event. From the standard to 2 limited (now sold out)...

You Magnificent Son of a Chief

You Magnificent Son of a Chief

https://somewhiskybloke.com/2021/05/05/you-magnificent-son-of-a-chief-chiefs-son-900-standard/ ...."Straight into the nose and it’s a desert buffet, redskins and raspberry liqourice dissolving as they drop into a river of melted milk chocolate. boiled cherries come...

Stay Close Go Further

Stay Close Go Further

Come down for a drink like no other Follow Grant & Bake from Jetty Road Brewery as they visit their neighbours, Bass & Flinders & us - Chiefs Son Distillery to discover the great products here on the Peninsula.  From the team at Delicious and Visit...

The Woman At The Still Of The Chief’s Son Distillery

The Woman At The Still Of The Chief’s Son Distillery

Podcast | The Woman At The Still Of The Chief's Son Distillery. As Published by Cocktails Distilled, March 8, 2021 By: Tiff Christie| As International Women's Day celebrations continue, Naomi was asked to be part of the Cocktails Distilled podcast and the subscription...

Female Distillers in Focus:

Female Distillers in Focus:

As published by WhiskyLoot on 17th Feb 2021 Naomi McIntosh of Chief's Son When you think of a whisky drinker, what springs to mind? Is it a mustachioed, tweed-wearing gent, taking sips between puffs of his cigar? Or is it the bearded hipster bartender from the bar...

Victorian Whisky hosted at Government House

Victorian Whisky hosted at Government House

Chiefs Son Distillery was extremely honoured to be invited to attend the Victorian Producers Event. The Governor hosted a reception on 21st of January for the Consular Corps, at Government House Melbourne.⁠ ⁠ This event allowed us to showcase our whisky, alongside...

Stockists – Here’s a list of places where you can buy!

Stockists – Here’s a list of places where you can buy!

Can't get to the distillery to try and buy some of our delicious whisky, then here's a list of Retailers stocking our whisky and further down a list of bars stocking our whisky!  For an interactive map click here. If your favourite bottle shop or bar is not listed get...

Whisky Magazine – Formidable distilling duo

Whisky Magazine – Formidable distilling duo

Article in the esteemed Whisky Magazine by George Keeble Son of a ..... Discover Melbourne's formidable distilling duo For the last decade Australia has been experiencing a boom in small-scale whisky production, with no sign of slowing down anytime soon. While Lark...

Empowered to Succeed Editorial

Empowered to Succeed Editorial

Family owned and operated Chief’s Son Distillery has been producing award winning, handmade Australian single malt whisky from their small batchdistillery here on the Mornington Peninsula for close to 10 years. Known for their big, bold creamy malts, Chief’s Son has a...

The Tanist Launch

The Tanist Launch

In case you missed it, we’re in Peninsula Essence magazine August edition. Click on the image above to read the article about our latest release, The Tanist.

A Single Year in Whisky

A Single Year in Whisky

Celebrating our First Birthday 20th March - 22nd March 11-4pm At Chief's Son Distillery we have a lot to celebrate after our first year at market including:6 International Awards 7000 Bottles filled 2600 Followers on Social Media 4000 visitors to our Tasting...