brand insights
Paid Post

Lifestyle

A whisky-lover's blueprint to Brisbane's best bars

Check out The Gresham for some old-school fine drops.
Check out The Gresham for some old-school fine drops.

SCOTCH, Whiskey and Whisky; it all gets a bit confusing. For the uninitiated, Whisky generally refers to the hard liquor distilled in Canada, Japan, Europe and Australia. While Scotch is also Whisky, it refers to that distilled in Scotland and finally Whiskey is how our friends in Ireland and America decided to spell the good stuff. Trust us, knowing that will score you some points and you can show off your education at our list of Brisbane's best whisky bars.

1. Cobbler, West End

This bar may be small but its whisky list is 400+ strong. They're a bar that aims to provide down-to-earth service, a good chat, zero pretentiousness and a great bar experience, complemented with abundant knowledge. They're open seven days a week with regular whisky tastings and events and best of all you can always BYO your own food.

2. Nant, Brisbane City and Fortitude Valley

Brisbane's first dedicated whisky bars, the two Nant's hold more than 150 varieties from all around the world - think Scotland, India, Wales, Ireland and Japan. Their rare and unique whiskies will tantalise your taste buds while you sink into the luxurious leather and channel your inner Don Draper. The Brisbane's bars also act as cellar doors for the Tasmanian distiller's prized whiskies.

3. Sabotage Social, Fortitude Valley

Sabotage Social is bringing '90s funk back to Brisbane. With skate decks lining the walls, leather chesterfield couches, and old-school hip-hop playing on the turntables, you're guaranteed to enjoy yourself while trying one it their 50 varieties of whisky on the shelves. Find them on the corner of Gipps and Wickham Streets in Fortitude Valley.

4. The Morrison's Naked Whisky Bar, Woolloongabba

Ahh, the unsuspecting pub-that-secretly-has-a-whisky-bar bar. Held within Woolloongabba's The Morrison, Naked Whisky Bar holds more than 200 whiskies from around the world on its shelves.

5. Buffalo Bar, Brisbane City

Buffalo Bar has brought a little Americana spirit to the CBD. Head to Hank's Whiskey Bar (did you see the different spelling?) to discover the venue's range of infused and barrel-aged spirits. The Apple Pie cocktail with cinnamon whiskey sounds like a right treat.

6. The Gresham, Brisbane City

An old-world whisky saloon, The Gresham is Queensland's only heritage-listed bar and has previously won Gourmet Traveller's National Bar of Year. What we're trying to say is it's a great bar to order from the very extensive whisky and whisky cocktail list before sinking back into a dark chesterfield couch surrounded by rich mahogany furniture.

For more, head HERE.

Topics:  bars brisbane brisbaneanyday whisky



8 things you didn't know you could do at North Straddie

NORTH Stradbroke Island is the perfect getaway whether you plan to stay for a day, a week or even a month.

A whisky-lover's blueprint to Brisbane's best bars

Check out The Gresham for some old-school fine drops.

SCOTCH, Whiskey and Whisky; it all gets a bit confusing.

Your guide to the best Brisbane markets

Enjoy the beautiful offerings of one of Brisbane's many markets.

WHO doesn’t love a good market!?

Ain’t no mountain high enough

No Caption

Brisbane's dishing up the mountain-hiking goods!

Our six art gallery picks for a creative day out

Queensland's Gallery of Modern Art always has a fun, exciting and interesting exhibition on show for the whole family to enjoy.

YOU'D be mistaken in thinking Brisbane wasn't an arty city.

Six hideaway bars to escape winter chill

The Gresham's charm will win you over before your first sip.

THESE are the perfect places to hang this winter.

Brisbane's arts and culture events centre stage

You loved the film, now you're about to love the musical. Don't miss The Bodyguard The Musical in Brisbane this July.

THE arts and culture events you don't want to miss.

Boyne Valley Flooding: Resident sick of being 'ignored'

The picturesque Boyne Valley

A Boyne Valley resident says the area's flooding is being ignored

Politicians ducking for cover in light of Deepwater road upgrade

The current track through Deepwater National Park.

Council is looking at options to link Baffle Creek and Agnes Water

WATCH LIVE STREAM: Local gun plays for Open Heelers today

WATCH LIVE STREAM: Country Heelers take on the Queensland Premier President's Team today at 3pm.

Watch live stream of Gladstone gun play for the Country Heelers

Local Partners

Arrival of NDIS, community called to act on 'social responsibility'

GCLA launches newest social enterprise and discusses NDIS arrival, calling community to act on its social responsibility


Bundy mum blogging to get families offline

FAMILY FUN: Deonie Crowther is holding family craft sessions at the Windmill Cafe in Bargara.

Crafty projects a hit with parents and children

Country music stars coming to Ipswich

Ipswich will get it's country on when The Country Superstars Tribute Show hits town on Friday, June 30 at Brothers Leagues Club.

A UNIQUE tribute show will bring a bit of country into the city.

Shoes make difference to kids in Zambia

MANY SHOES: Toowoomba Grammar School's Adrian Irwin and Fairholme College's Libby Stumer with shoes collected for children in Zambia.

Students are making a difference, creating a new project

Prince Harry reveals he wanted to leave the royal family

PRINCE Harry has revealed he “wanted out” as a Royal — and instead just wanted to lead an ordinary life.

Why streaming movies will cost more from July 1

Australians can expect to pay more for streaming services such as Netflix when the new taxes kick in.

The new taxes from July 1 won’t hurt the MPs’ big pay rise

What's on the small screen this week

Ryan Shelton in a scene from True Story with Hamish & Andy.

HAMISH and Andy hear another funny story and Cleverman returns.

Your guide to fun at the Mount Larcom Show this weekend

Mt Larcom show June 26, 2016.Photo Mike Richards / The Observer

Your guide to having as much fun as possible at the Mt Larcom Show

Bonus Bill Busters Bingo card with today's paper!

Get an extra bingo car with today's paper.

Don't miss out on your bonus card.

Digging down to find Clare

Australian actress and singer Clare Bowen, who got her big break on the US TV series Nashville, is touring Australia with her solo album.

After five years on Nashville it’s time to tell her own stories.

Gateway to $3 billion, 4800 home new Coast city opens

The start of Peter Crosby Way at Sippy Downs, the northern access into the Harmony master-planned community at Palmview.

Palmview's $3b master-planned community of Harmony

Millionaire Nathan Birch to offload $55M in property

Nathan Birch wants to focus more on developing properties.

Sydney property investor has announced he is selling up

Government 'wrong' on home buyer's grant

Fresh REIQ figures show Gladstone's median house price for the March quarter dropped 11.6% to $271,500 from the previous quarter and units fell a dramatic 30.2% to $220,000.

Property expert says grant must cover built homes to help Gladstone

Fame factor boosts property prices in Byron

The stunning Clarke's Beach in Byron Bay.

House prices surge by an incredible 39.5% in star-studded area

Grass is greener for Warwick real estate

Warwick's rural charm and affordable property prices are enticing buyers from Brisbane.

Quality houses for half the price of Brisbane attracting interest

Ready to SELL your property?

Post Your Ad Here!