Sun→Wed By Appointment
Thu-Fri 5pm - late
Sat 7pm - late
Closed Public Hols. No table bookings

Head to the bar upstairs from Whisky + Alement on a Thursday, Friday or Saturday night, where you’ll find some of Australia’s rarest and most collectable whiskies. It’s also home to the Scotch Malt Whisky Society’s biggest range of single cask offerings by the dram. For that extra special attention and even more interesting whisky, book a group tasting or hire one of our private spaces for a function.

Our weekly whisky classes are a great way to develop your interest and understanding of whisky. Fun and informative for the whisky novice or single malt aficionado, hosts are known authors and spirits judges that keep up to date with industry developments. To date, over 11,000 whisky fans and newcomers have honed their skills at one of our classes.

When a new and exciting whisky is released in Australia, we’re the first to share it through one of our events. Special guests like Jim McEwan, Ian Chang and Anthony Wills look to Whisky + Alement as a place to share their limited releases and have a bit of fun with the Melbourne whisky faithful.

To celebrate a special occasion or organise a get together of any kind, try one of our group tastings. They take the guess work out of ordering with a set menu and a presentation by one of our passionate bartenders. Available Thursday to Sunday for groups of 10-18 people. Whisky flights are also available for walk-ins during standard trading hours.

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Three beautiful whisky rooms can be yours for one night. Designed to suit any occasion, from corporate events to intimate parties and everything in between. Let us take you on a journey of whisky discovery with these function packages.
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Don’t give them any old bottle of Scotch…

Gift recipients can redeem vouchers for any whisky class, special event, whisky bottle at our bottle shop, or delicious whiskies, drink or food either Whisky & Alement or Melbourne Whisky Room.

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Whisky + Alement is our award winning, flagship venue. Located downstairs at 270 Russel St. below Melbourne Whisky Room.

The Independent Whisky Company is the importing arm of Whisky + Alement, that brings all of this unique whisky to town.

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By Appointment5pm - late
SatClosed Public Hols.
7pm - lateNo table bookings