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Bakery Hill distillery

Bakery Hill DistilleryFounded in 1999, Bakery Hill whisky distillery was the first modern distillery on the mainland, and the third to open era after the celebrated Tasmanian Lark and Sullivans Cove distilleries.

Bakery hill is a distillery located in North Balwyn, Victoria, Australia, and all brewing and distilling are carried out in the current distillery hall.


Bakery hill operates two washbacks each of 2,500 Liter, The wash produced is then double distilled in a single 1,000L copper pot still. It produces both peated and non-peated single malt whiskies.


At the commencement of operations, the brewing required was carried out for the first 4 years at a local micro brewery but subsequent that was carried out at the distillery itself. 2003 saw the first whiskies; the Classic, Peated and Double Wood whiskies come onto the market.

Bakery Hill factsheet

Name Pronounced AKA Region Country of Origin
Bakery Hill Victoria Australia
Status Active Whisky Type Website Tours Available
Active 1999 - Present Malt Bakery Hill Not Available
Manager Distiller Blender Owned by Parent Group
David Baker David Baker

Bakery Hill Timeline:

1999: distillery is founded, brewing takes place a a nearby microbrewery

2000: The first distillation takes place

2003: The first single malt comes onto the market as Classic, Peated and Double Wood

Interesting Bakery Hill links:

David Baker of Bakery Hill distillery

Can I tour Bakery Hill?

No, unfortunately Bakery Hill distillery is not open to the public for tours