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Husk Distillery Seeks Casual Production Assistant

Tuesday 7 March 2017 – POSITION SINCE FILLED.

Due to rapid sales growth in our core portfolio, Husk Distillers are looking for casual production assistants to join our small, hardworking team.

You will be employed on a casual basis, and will assist on the distillery floor when required. This will primarily be in our small pilot plant distillery and move to our new larger distillery building when construction is completed later this year. 

The role of the production assistant will be varied and will include working as part of a small team on the bottling line to fill, label and pack bottles.


Husk Distillery Seeks Assistant Distiller

Thursday 5 January 2017 – POSITION SINCE FILLED.

Attention rum lovers! We’re looking for a passionate and hard working Assistant Distiller to join our team, and be an integral part of our business journey as we continue to grow and transition into our new purpose built distillery later this year. 


Ink Gin Sold Out Until February 2017

Thursday 22 December 2016 

Ho ho ho & a bottle of gin! Owing to increased demand and a wonderful celebrity endorsement from the very talented Margot Robbie, Ink Gin has sold out for this Christmas period. We are awaiting on a new shipment of glass bottles, and bottles will be again available in early February. Backorders are available now through the online store at


1866 Tumbulgum Rum Product Announcement

Wednesday 2 November 2016

Husk Distillers are proud to announce the release of a limited edition rum to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the village of Tumbulgum, Northern NSW.

1866 Tumbulgum Rum will be officially launched at Tumbulgum as part of the Tweed River Festival on November 12. The first bottle is being auctioned online with proceeds donated to the village. Auction available at READ MORE.


Construction begins on Husk Distillery 2.0

Monday 17th October 2016

Earthworks are underway for the construction of Husk Distillers new distillery.

As we have quickly outgrown our pilot plant distillery, which was a simple converted farm shed, the new distillery will have a much higher production capacity and will be complete with a cellar door, bar and visitors centre. Husk Plantation Rum Distillery will be open to the public for tours and tastings, and we hope to throw open the doors in late 2017.


Ink Gin wins Best Innovation in Spirits, 2016

Thursday 8th September 2016

Husk Distillers Ink Gin has been awarded Best Innovation in the spirits category at the Australian Drinks Awards, the country’s most prestigious drinks industry competition.

In a highly competitive category, Ink Gin was up against some of the biggest global brands including Jack Daniels, Woodford Reserve, Bundaberg Rum and Suntory’s Yamazaki, Hakushu and Hibiki Whiskeys.

“Ink Gin was selected as the Best Innovation in the Spirits category due to its strong performance across key measures, including purchase intention, excitement and relevance.” READ MORE.


Husk Distillers is not yet open to the public. Stay tuned for our cellar door opening in 2018!

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