Hellyers Road Master Series Single Malt Original 14 Years Old

Hellyers Road Master Series Single Malt Original 14 Years Old

$650 AUD

67.4% ABV

700 ml

Hellyers Road former master distiller, Mark Littler, created the Master Series of handpicked, well-aged single malt whiskies, which represent the very best from the distillery’s Bond Store. Each one has its individuality substantiated by the unique batch number it carries. In further recognition of their authenticity and exclusivity, every bottle has been numbered and personally signed by the distiller.

The bad news is that there were only 133 bottles from the cask and that number is steadily diminishing. The cask number is 2087/08.

The Master Series is very much a reflection of Mark Littler’s judgement and discernment as he selected the few qualifying casks from amongst his impressive inventory of ageing stock.            

Official Tasting Notes

The nose is drawn to omnipresent wafts of citrus, lemon and orange, while the palate is in receipt of a vanilla sweetness that wholeheartedly manifests in an explosion of flavoursome fizz in the finish. A delightfully rewarding single malt experience, further enhanced by its time in the cask.


This product is located in Australia. 


Hellyers Road

What distinguishes Hellyers Road from its competitors elsewhere on the island is the fact that it operates on a fully commercial basis as part of a larger business. It is by far the biggest distillery in Tasmania and the largest whisky distillery in the country with capacity to produce up to 100,000 L of spirit annually. How it got there from its somewhat pedestrian beginnings and with a name, which has nothing obviously to do with whisky, makes a fascinating story.

The buildings are modern and substantial but well positioned at a discrete distance from the neighbouring milk factory. Set against the backdrop of high mountains and bucolic green pastures a visit is rewarding for both the whisky enthusiast and the general traveler. If the latter is also a train-spotter there is the added advantage of the Burnie to Devenport line, which passes nearby within sight of the distillery café, with a regular flow of freight traffic.

Although HRD whiskies are sometimes regarded as entry level options for those wanting to get to know the Tasmanian product without too much financial strain, there are now some earlier HRD expressions which have crept into the realm of the rare and significant.