A sequence of rigorous bling tasting that includes panels of the business’s most famed and influential specialists awarded a complete of 33 trophies spanning Scotch and Japanese whisky, American and Irish whiskey, fruit distillates, agave spirits, vodka, gin, Asian spirits, aquavit, rum, liqueurs, pre-mix drinks, and low or no alcohol distilled spirits.
However it was the sherry-cask matured The Yamazaki 25 was topped as the most effective spirit of the trophy winners, in its distillery’s centenary yr, at an awards ceremony held in One Nice George Avenue, London.
Exterior of the tasting trophies, particular recognition awards have been introduced to Stephanie Macleod from Dewar’s and Rajbir and Sukhinder Singh of The Whisky Alternate.
Kirsty Black, grasp distiller on the Arbikie Highland Property, collected the Rising Star award.
Within the Design & Packaging Awards the trophy was awarded to Stranger & Stranger for the launch of LAGG from Isle of Arran Distillers.
Within the tourism classes, trophies have been awarded to Worthy Park Property, Takamaka Rum, and Kavalan Distillery.