Slowly Wafting Away - Exploring peat over time
3:00 pm15:00

Slowly Wafting Away - Exploring peat over time

  • NOLA Adelaide

Peat is an element of whisky that is appreciated but often ignored. Peat can tell us more then we think about our dram, from hints to its age to clues about its location. Come join the Nola crew and That Odd Whisky Coy as we explore how peat effects whiskys over time. That Odd Whisky Coy has put together a pretty special list for us to hone our skills on, so make sure you don’t miss out.

- Saturday 5th August

- Where: NOLA's Mezzanine

- Hosted By: NOLA and the That Odd Whisky Coy

- Time: 3-4:30pm

- Limited Tix available 

- $56pp

- Nibbles by NOLA


- Caol ila 18yo 700ml 43%

- Highland Park Ice 17yo 700ml 53.9%

- Cadenhead 7yo Islay 700ml 57.6%

- Ledaig 1996 18yo Small Batch Oloroso Casks 700ml 46.3%

- Longrow 18yo 700ml 46%

- Old Pulteney 17yo 700ml 46%

Limeburners - The Darkest Deg
6:30 pm18:30

Limeburners - The Darkest Deg

  • NOLA Adelaide

Wednesday June 21st marks the Winter Solstice, our shortest day of the year, the only day worthy of celebrating the second release of Limeburner’s Darkest Winter.

The days are cold, dark and short so waste no time and wash away the Winter blues with some of the countries best peated gems, each matched with unique dishes created by NOLA’s Chefs.

Limeburners are flying over the very charismatic and knowledgeable Brand Ambassador Anthony Leadbetter to host the dinner and walk you lucky folk through each of the Limeburners expressions on offer.

When: Wednesday 21st June, 6:30pm for 7pm dinner


- 5 Courses

- 5 of Limeburners Best (full list below)

- Hosted: Brand Ambassador Anthony Leadbetter

- Very Limited Tix

- Tickets : $140

Whisky List: 

- Limeburners Darkest Winter, second release, 63.9% - (World Best Craft Whisky 2017)

- Limeburners Heavy Peat 61% (2 x Australia’s best Whisky)

- Limeburners Directors Cut Peated Port Cask 61% (Recently awarded GOLD at ADSA)

- Limeburners Directors Cut - Peated Sherry Cask61%

- Limeburners - Peated 48%

Three Days of Darkness
Jun 11

Three Days of Darkness

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Over 30 dark beers in 3 days. Need we say more?

Make the most of the long weekend and indulge in the Roasty, Chocolaty, Richness that are Stouts, Porters and Dark Ales.

To kick things off on the Friday we are getting in our own go-to Trumpet player Chris 'Jazz' Webber, playing live alongside Dj's from 7pm. 

Keep an eye out for the full tap list soon.

And we though an opening night with 6 sours was pushing the boundaries.

Bringin' The Heat
3:00 pm15:00

Bringin' The Heat

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Saturday the 27th of May come to NOLA and hone in on your hot sauce making skills. Chat to our chili grower and chefs about how to grow the best chilies and make the best sauces.

You will be blending together your own perfect sauce using ingredients such as Pineapple and Rye Whiskey. Once you have discovered your blend of choice we will each be bottling up a 200ml of sauce to take home. All the while lets keep to creative juices flowing by sipping on a few neat bourbons.

-   Nibbles. Think Fried Chicken and hot sauce

-   Create your own hot sauce – 200ml bottle for home

-   Sip on a couple of Bourbons

-   Hosted on NOLA’s Mezzanine

-   Limited Tix

-   $35 pp

Mar 25


If you miss out on a ticket to our Laphroaig degustation, never fear, there will be yet another opportunity to celebrate Scotch. We’ll release our scotch menu to the world and Dan ‘Whisky’ Woolley will be roaming to answer all of your scotch related questions. Throw in some live music and chocolates matched to your favorite whiskies and you’ll be in for a good night.

Finer details below:

-        Scotch Launch Party: Drams and Jams

-        Live Music

-        Chocolates to match your favorite drams

-        Whisky cocktails

-        Chat to the roaming Dan ‘Whisky’ Woolley

-        50+ available scotches

Laphroaig Degustation - Hosted by Dan 'Whisky' Woolley
7:00 pm19:00

Laphroaig Degustation - Hosted by Dan 'Whisky' Woolley

  • NOLA Adelaide

When you think of Scotch whisky, it’s hard to go past the iconic Laphroaig distillery and their uniquely peated range of Scotch. Dan ‘Whisky’ Woolley loves his Laphroaig and will be hosting a 5 course Laphroaig matched degustation with food by NOLA.

Check out the finer details below:

-        Wednesday 22nd March on NOLA’s mezzanine

-        5 Course Laphroaig Degustation

-        Hosted by Dan ‘Whisky’ Woolley

-        First course cocktail to wet the whistle

-        4 different Laphroaig’s including the rare 25 y/o expression

-        5 Courses curated by NOLA’s Head Chef Justin Penman

-        Only 30 tix available

Iniquity - Vertical Tasting
6:30 pm18:30

Iniquity - Vertical Tasting

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Tin Shed Distilling is one of SA's premium whisky producers. Tin Shed’s distiller Ian Schmidt is responsible for producing the highly sort after Iniquity range.

Take a seat, grab some chicken and listen to distiller Ian as he walks you through two batches of Iniquity as well as two specialty cask strength editions.

What better way to get your lips around a few drams of this hard to come by SA Whisky.

At $45 these limited seats this will sell out fast.

-       Whisky’s

o   Batch #5

o   Batch #6

o   Small Barrel Release – Cask Strength

o   Batch #2 Gold – Cask Strength

-       Small eats by NOLA

-       Very Limited Seats

Meat & Bourbon - Masterclass
6:30 pm18:30

Meat & Bourbon - Masterclass

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What better way to end the year then to sit down and learn a little bit about a few great bourbons?

In this session, Premium Spirit Brand Ambassador Erica Richards will be matching a bunch of the best local cured meats with some of their world class whiskeys. Think Bourbon and prosciutto or Rye and truffle salami. Be quick as there are very limited seats.

Location: NOLA’s Mezzanine

- Double Oak Barrel aged cocktail on entry

- 5 Whiskeys with Match Cured Meats


First Birthday Beer Fest
Nov 28

First Birthday Beer Fest

Wow, it has already been a year!
We feel like we’ve achieved a lot - between collaboration brews, degustation dinners, street parties, and even a friendly neighbourly dispute. We simply haven’t had a chance to just sit back and take it all in. 

Well, what better way to celebrate our first birthday than to throw a 2-day party and showcase what we do best. On the 26th and 27th of November 2016 NOLA is going to play host to a 2-day ‘Birthday Beer Fest’.

NOLA’s ‘Birthday Beer Fest’ will be supporting some of the breweries that have helped us out over the last year. We will be parking The Beer Porterat the end of the laneway, allowing us to pour 26 different brews at a time from some of our favourite brewers. We will also be extending the good vibes into the NOLA laneway with live bands, Dj’s and pop up record storeCrackle & Pop Records.

Features on the weekend :
- 2 Day Laneway Party
- Live Music and Dj’s in NOLA’s laneway all weekend
- 26 taps beers / ciders (until kegs run out)
- Sunday Recovery Brunch
- Matched Boiler makers
- Pop up record store ‘Crackle and Pop’
- Sunday recovery brunch featuring NOLA’s famous Moonshine Mary’s. 
- Silent ‘Beer Art’ auction
- Smoked Meats by NOLA

Moonshine Mary Brunch Launch
Nov 7

Moonshine Mary Brunch Launch

  • NOLA Adelaide

We'll be releasing this little "Moonshine Mary" colab with melbourne moonshine this Sunday 6th of November with the launch of our new Brunch menu! 🍗🌄 

All day brekkie will be served up fresh, as well us NOLA's green juices and all the Moonshine Mary's your hair of the dog can handle. 

Melbournemoonshine will also be hosting a free distillers masterclass so you can deep dive into the world of 'shining and the details behind the colab batch. This little number features native pepper berry, celery leaf & seed, smoked chili & salt. 

Not to be missed, queue up some friends for a lazy Sunday sesh on the shine 🍹🍗

NOLA's Deg #1 - Alpha Box and (S)Wine
6:30 pm18:30

NOLA's Deg #1 - Alpha Box and (S)Wine

The first of four intimate degustations, hosted by NOLA. These Degustations are an opportunity for NOLA’s Head Chef Adam Hudson to showcase his abilities outside of the New Orleans style. 

In Deg #1, NOLA Adelaide have teamed up with McLaren Vale winery, Alpha Box and Dice, to put on a six course wine matched degustation. The six courses will make use of a whole pig, with paired wines by Alpha, Box and Dice Head Winemaker Sam Berketa. 

- Six Courses

- Six paired Alpha Box and Dice wines

- Wine Chat with Head Wine Maker Sam Berketa

- Only 30 seats available

Limeburners - Masterclass
6:30 pm18:30

Limeburners - Masterclass

  • NOLA Adelaide - Mezzanine

The Great Southern Distilling Company are fast becoming one of Australia's most highly regarded distilleries. Having taken out "Australians Champion Distiller” and producing Australia’s “Champion Whisky” for the past 2 years at the Australian Distilled Spirits Awards, it's not hard to see why. 

The guys behind Limeburners and Tiger Snake are in town, so we thought we would take the opportunity to introduce you all to them. 

- Come into NOLA for an intimate tasting session hosted by Cameron Syme (Founding Director)

-  Get stuck into Limeburners Port Cask, Sherry Cask, Lightly Peated, Tiger Snake Batch 9 and a Pre-release sneak peak of the 'Darkest Winter - Peated'

- Finger Food by NOLA (Yes there will be Chicken)

- Limited Tickets

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