December 01, 2018
Byron Shire is a haven of creativity, a mecca attracting those looking to push the boundaries and step outside the norm. It’s also a place where the environment and renewable energy are at the forefront of every local’s mind. Mullumbimby was among the first towns to use hydroelectric power – way back in the 1920s – and that environmental spirit lives on.
Brian and Helen Restell, together with their brother Kris, recently launched the Lord Byron Distillery – a new zero waste and carbon neutral distillery producing hand-crafted rum, vodka and limoncello from its home in the vibrant Byron Bay Arts & Industrial Estate.
On the day of my visit, Brian is tending to the three main stills at their factory – as well as a smaller fourth, which I’ll come back to later – and it’s clear this is the business he was born to create. He exudes passion for his craft, with all the necessary expertise to back it up...READ FULL ARTICLE Edit> Edit> Edit> Edit> Edit> Edit> Edit> Edit>
October 15, 2020
From paddock to bottle, Lord Byron Distillery take an artisanal approach to distilling. Rather than taking a neutral base spirit and adjusting it with artificial flavours and colours, , we create our spirits using time-honoured artisan techniques which allow natural flavour and character to shine through.
4 Banksia Drive, Byron Bay NSW 2481
+612 8646 4901
100% Renewable Energy. Zero Waste.
Licence Number: LIQW88001501
In Australia, it is illegal to sell or supply alcohol to, or to obtain alcohol on behalf of, a person under the age of 18 years