A short commuting distance from Hobart, the Brighton area has grown considerably in recent years. Governor Lachlan Macquarie selected Brighton likely to be the future capital of Tasmania. Largely centered in a farming district it gained considerable recobgition for having an army barracks established at the time if the First World War with continuous military occupation until the 1990s. The improvement of the main Midlands Highway has seen the population grow from 2,000 in 1950 to about 14,000 today.
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McHenry Distillery is
Australia's southern-most whisky distillery.
Its southern location takes advantage of the cool-moist-maritime environment,
giving the maturing spirit the right conditions to make the most of its
time in the wooden barrels.
McHenry also has available a range of
Australia's most awarded gins.
owned and operated)
10 Aotea Road, Sandy Bay, Tasmania 7005