The winners of the World Whiskies Awards and World Drinks Awards were announced yesterday! Take a peek at who took home some weighty glass trophies and get your hands on a Tasting Set filled with winners!
It’s that time of year once again – the World Whiskies Awards and World Drinks Awards winners have been announced! Champions have been crowned and many wieldible glass trophies have been handed out.
Of course, with these awards comes the desire to taste the tipples deemed to be so delicious that they deserve an award. Well, you’re in luck, as Drinks by the Dram have once again teamed up with the World Drinks Awards to create a selection of Tasting Sets filled with winners! Check all 8 of ’em out below.
And so, on to the winners…
World’s Best Single Malt: Craigellachie 31 Year Old
World’s Best Single Cask Single Malt: Chichibu Whisky Matsuri 2017
World’s Best Bourbon: John J. Bowman Single Barrel Bourbon
World’s Best Blended Whisky: Hibiki 21 Year Old
World’s Best Blended Malt: Johnnie Walker Green Label
World’s Best Single Pot Still: Redbreast 21 Year Old
World’s Best Grain: The Fuji-Gotemba Single Grain 25 Year Old Small Batch
World’s Best Rye: A.D. Laws Secale Straight Rye Bottled in Bond
Best Scotch Highland Single Malt: Glenmorangie Lasanta
Best Scotch Islay Single Malt: Ardbeg Corryvreckan
Best Scotch Island Single Malt: Talisker 10 Year Old
Best Scotch Campbeltown Single Malt: Glen Scotia Victoriana
Best Scotch Blended: Johnnie Walker Double Black
Best Scotch Grain: Loch Lomond Single Grain
Best Irish Single Malt: Teeling Single Malt
Best Japanese Single Malt: Hakushu 25 Year Old
World’s Best Gin: Hernö Old Tom
World Best Rum: Mutineers Gold XO Special Reserve Rum
World’s Best Tequila: La Serpiente Emplumada Añejo
World’s Best Premix: The Handmade Cocktail Company Manhattan Cocktail
World’s Best Cognac: Cognac Leyrat Glory Extra
World’s Best Armagnac: Castarède XO 20 Year Old
World’s Best Vodka: Nemiroff Premium De Luxe
Fancy checking out the full results? Head on over to the World Drinks Awards website and fill your boots.
Oh, and a final note from us on the subject – once again our Master of Malt 30 Year Old Speyside Whisky Liqueur has been crowned Best Whisky Liqueur! It’s the fifth year on the trot where one of our Whisky Liqueurs has brought home the proverbial bacon*, and we couldn’t be prouder!
Master of Malt 30 Year Old Speyside Whisky Liqueur
The Chaps at Master of Malt
*As far as we’re aware, no bacon was handed out at the awards ceremony… This year…