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Deviant Craft Series: Edward Karr’s Modern Espresso

I grew up in small mountain town in the south west of Colorado called Creede. The town itself is only about 300 people, at an altitude of about 3000 metres. In Creede we say we’re  “a drinking town with a small mountain problem” rather than “a small mountain town with a drinking problem.” The famous […]…Read more

Deviant Distillery launches ‘Deviant Initiative for Creative Kinds’

On the heels of its launch last month, Deviant Distillery has announced Deviant Initiative for Creative Kinds (DICK), a campaign that supports budding local artists by providing free Deviant spirits for their exhibitions. “Artists feel a lot of pressure to create great work and arouse interest in it”, says John Hyslop, the founder of Deviant […]…Read more

Cocktail Recipe: Penicillin

Don’t be fooled by its title, this drink is great at events and over summer BBQs. This is Deviant’s take on the cocktail recipe from Sam Ross. It’s cool and refreshing with just enough bite to keep you wanting more. What you’ll need 15ml Anthology Single Malt Spirit 30ml Peated Ginger Liqueur 15ml honey 30ml […]…Read more

Deviant Distillery talks science of fast-ageing whisky on ABC Radio

If you missed our interview on the ABC radio last week, here’s Dr Chris Thompson explaining the science behind ageing whisky and John Hyslop talking about Deviant Distillery with Sarah Gillman. Pour yourself a glass and turn up the volume. Need a top-up, get some here….Read more

Deviant Distillery and the right chemistry

Over the past few years the whisky-drinking world has been introduced to several new products that claim to produce high-quality liquor in just a fraction of the time usually required to age single malt spirits. Instead of maturing the whisky for a decade or more in oak barrels, some distillers say they can replicate the […]…Read more

Concrete Playground: Feature

A Tasmanian distiller by the name of John Hyslop has created a Willy Wonka version of the mighty whisky. The newly established Deviant Distillery has just released Anthology, a drop they claim tastes like a ten-year-old spirit, yet was made in just ten weeks. Hyslop achieved this wonder by studying what happens when you place whisky in […]…Read more