Bou­tique brews

Tassie is also home to a flour­ish­ing craft beer, cider, and spir­its scene.

Amazing Tasmania - - WINE, SPIRITS, CIDER & BEER -

BEER /

First stop is the fa­mous James Boags brew­ery in Launce­s­ton where you can sam­ple its ex­ten­sive range of beers. Van Die­man Brew­ing has a cel­lar door at Josef Chromy Wines for its range of small batch beers in­clud­ing the White Hills brew, a light ale spiced with orange peel and co­rian­der. At Iron­house Brew­ery on the East Coast, sam­ple In­dian pale ales made from Tas­ma­nian spring wa­ter. Or try ex­per­i­men­tal brews at Seven Sheds in Rail­ton. boags.com.au vandie­man­brew­ing.com.au iron­house.com.au sev­en­sheds.com

CIDER /

If cider is more your style head to Sprey­ton Cider Co, 10-min­utes from Devon­port, to ex­pe­ri­ence four ciders and a crisp perry. In the Huon Val­ley, south-west of Ho­bart, Wil­lie Smith’s Or­ganic Cider House pro­duces farm­house-style ciders ma­tured in French oak. Lost Pip­pin Cider in the Coal River Val­ley uses 100 per cent Tas­ma­nian ap­ples and pears – find them at Farmer’s Mar­kets, wine stores, and bars. sprey­ton­ciderco.com.au willie­smiths.com.au lost­pip­pin.com.au

WHISKY /

At Hel­ly­ers Road Dis­tillery in Burnie, north-west of Devon­port, find el­e­gant sin­gle malts and in Ho­bart, head to Lark Dis­tillery to try whisky, gin, vodka, rum, and brandy. Nant, Red­lands Es­tate and Sul­li­vans Cove dis­til­leries are also worth seek­ing out. helly­er­sroad­dis­tillery.com.au larkdis­tillery.com.au; nant.com.au; red­land­ses­tate.com.au; sul­li­vanscov­ewhisky.com

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