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The New Zealand Whisky Company

14-16 Harbour Street, Oamaru 9400, New Zealand
+64 3-434 8842
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Good Whiskey

We shared the tasting tray of four different whiskeys. All good, but different. Easy to share with... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Salmondeschutes
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Oreogn
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This is truly a must truly worth a visit

Have been thoroughly introduced to whisky and never liked it before. Great gifts for the men in... read more

Reviewed 21 December 2017
Linda H
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Oamaru, Otago, New Zealand
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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 look forward to seeing you soon!
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  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“single malt” (4 reviews)
“cellar door” (3 reviews)
“new zealand” (14 reviews)
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14-16 Harbour Street, Oamaru 9400, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago 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!

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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 .

Thank Linda H
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Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

I’ve been past this “shop” a couple of times in the past, but it’s always been closed. This time however, it was not only open, but the duty manager went out of her way to make us welcome. Four tastings later and a purchase or...More

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Reviewed 29 November 2017

We spend about an hour in this very comfortable whisky lounge have a couple of drinks, warming up by the fire and just relaxing.

Thank gloakley
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Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

We arrived close to closing time so we were so pleased to see the owner had no problems staying open for my husband and I. We had a very educational and entertaining experience! This is a absolute must for Whisky lovers, we enjoyed a flight...More

1  Thank janineabroad
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Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Great set up. Staff very knowledgeable, friendly and entertaining. Interesting stuff to look at and bits of history to learn. Good variety of tasters, a whisky enthusiasts place to be. Great view of the water as well.

1  Thank TylerJ93
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Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Who knew that the Kiwis made whiskey. We came here last year when we stumbled across it, tried and bought some whiskey and came back this year for more. Both of the staff who served us this year and last were great, knew their stuff...More

1  Thank Janiecc
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

Time was NZ whisky was a bit of a standing joke, but not any more. The NZ Whisky Company is selling aged versions from old spirit from the Dunedin 'experiment', the remains of 200 barrels, while waiting for their own spirit to age. I can't...More

1  Thank Pounamu-s
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Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

As above - top bloke with some great whiskey. What more do you want from a whiskey bar? Told us about the history of the company, recommended some great ones to try - and I happily walked out with a bottle. A++

2  Thank Jarrad E
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Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Stopped by whilst wandering through the Victorian style shoppes - found this little corner style shop open and learnt a thing or two about the difference between NZ Distilled Whiskey and Scottish - a small tasting went down a treat on a cold afternoon -...More

1  Thank Chinacol A
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