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The man behind the brand

Founded by the innovative Head Distiller, Mark Watkins, in 2001, Mt Uncle Distillery has become a renowned producer of premium spirit and liqueur brands. Utilizing crops grown in the fertile volcanic soil of the Atherton Tablelands, as well as ingredients sourced directly from the Mt Uncle farm and trusted local suppliers, the distillery is committed to using only the highest quality, locally sourced Australian ingredients. This dedication to excellence has earned Mt Uncle an impeccable reputation and the recognition of industry experts through numerous awards and accolades. Blending traditional techniques with modern innovation, Mt Uncle Distillery continues to push the boundaries of what is possible in the world of spirits and liqueurs.

The Art Of Our Craft


Our inspiration comes from nature. We discover new dimensions of taste and fragrance in every plant we come across. 


Pushing boundaries is our nature. We see through and beyond, with a curiosity of a crazy botanist. We like to experiment with every Australian botanical we come across. We love native flora and translating its palates into human language became our mission.


Only the brave create something new. Doing things the way no one did before is our way of being. Constant challenges become our passion. We strive to do different and to do better.


The art of our craft is unique. The ability to play a translator from nature to our human language is the way we learned to see and interpret nature. Learning its magic is an exciting path through the adventure of distilling. We are the masters.

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