Yesterday saw the World’s Best whiskies and spirits crowned at the World Drinks Awards, including the World Whiskies Awards.
Before we get into the results though, some good news! Drinks by the Dram have once again teamed up with the World Drinks Awards to create an easy way to taste a whole bunch of these award winners! Head over to our World Drinks Awards 2016 page to browse their selection of 8 different World Whiskies Awards and World Drinks Awards Winners Tasting Sets.
World Whiskies Awards Results
World’s Best Single Malt: Old Pulteney 1989 Vintage
World’s Best Single Cask Single Malt: Kavalan Solist Amontillado Sherry Cask
World’s Best Bourbon: Abraham Bowman Pioneer Spirit Port Cask Finish
World’s Best Single Barrel Bourbon: Smooth Ambler Old Scout 10 Year Old
World’s Best Corn: Balcones True Blue 100 Proof
World’s Best Grain: The Fuji-Gotemba 25 Year Old
World’s Best Rye: Pikesville 110 Proof
Best Scotch Islay Single Malt: Ben Bracken 22 Year Old
Best American Single Malt: Balcones Texas Single Malt
A full rundown of all the category winners for the World Whiskies Awards, as well as all the awards for the best Armagnac, Brandy, Calvados, Cognac, Gin, Grappa, Liqueur, Mezcal, Premix, Rum, Tequila and Vodka are available on the World Drinks Awards website.
One final award though, before we sign off. The World’s Best Liqueur went to our very own Master of Malt 30 Year Old Speyside Whisky Liqueur!
This is the fourth year running that one of our whisky liqueurs has won a top prize, with our 40 Year Old having previously been named World’s Best three years in a row since 2013. We’re extremely proud parents indeed!
WORLD’S BEST LIQUEUR
Master of Malt 30 Year Old Speyside Whisky Liqueur
The Chaps at Master of Malt