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The New Zealand Whisky Company

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Best hot toddy I’ve ever had!!

We didn’t do any whisky tasting, but I did have a hot toddy- and it was the best I’ve ever had. The... read more

Reviewed 16 December 2018
Manapouri, New Zealand
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Connoisseurs' Destination

During our recent visit to Oamaru, we visited the whiskey factory and tasted some very nice... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2018
New Delhi, India
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  • Average4%
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Come in and try our World Famous New Zealand Whisky. Relax with a dram and enjoy the beautiful surroundings of the Historic Precinct. We also have a wide range of locally made Craft Chocolate and Whisky Fudge to be enjoyed along with your Whisky. We...more
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14-16 Harbour Street, Oamaru 9400, New Zealand
+64 3-434 8842
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Reviewed 16 December 2018 via mobile

We didn’t do any whisky tasting, but I did have a hot toddy- and it was the best I’ve ever had. The location is very quaint and the service good. I highly recommend!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank theglutenfreedrunk
Reviewed 15 October 2018

During our recent visit to Oamaru, we visited the whiskey factory and tasted some very nice & smooth whiskey. Very nice experience. The prices were, of course,very high.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank shashi09
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

I actually have to admit I had never heard of New Zealand Whisky before which is embarrassing so when I saw the sign I decided to go in and have a look. It's a cosy little room and a small selection of whiskies (5 in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Brizzexplorer
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

A few years ago I was not into Whiskey, but this company has changed my mind. Pop in for a quick dram and try out.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 422iana
Reviewed 11 June 2018

there was not a lot of choice as we really love our whiskey and bought 1 bottle , had they had more varieties that were not $699 we would have gladly had more as Im sure so would a lot of visitors

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Ali-Henrik
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Nice place to buy and get information on single malt whisky of all different flavours with big range.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank haridhiraj
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

Went to see all the different types of whiskey. Whiskey tasting and lots of history. The owner bought the whole stock of the factory when it closed so will run out one day of all these different types. Still reasonably priced. Very informative too.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank leoniehastings
Reviewed 6 April 2018

Friendly staff and good knowledge of whisky. I had the Oamaruvian double wood single cask whisky which was so good. highly recommend to every whisky lover. will be back soon.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

We shared the tasting tray of four different whiskeys. All good, but different. Easy to share with amount given. Might be too much for one person, unless you are a big whiskey drinker. Great historic building to enjoy the tastes!

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Salmondeschutes
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Have been thoroughly introduced to whisky and never liked it before. Great gifts for the men in your life . We have a good collection and the bottles are a great story piece . worth a look in .

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Linda H
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