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The Result of Battle of the Blends Challenge No. 3!

Discover who came out on top in Whisky Magazine’s third Battle of the Blends: will it be George Keeble or new challenger Lyndsey Gray…?

Back in March we announced the return of Battle of the Blends and that we needed your help to decide how it would be settled.

The fates of reigning champion George Keeble, of Soho Whisky Club fame, and new challenger Lyndsey Gray, manager at The Quaich Bar at the Craigellachie Hotel, were in your hands. The task was simple: enjoy two delightful drams of blended whisky, one crafted by each competitor, and determine which effort was superior.

Fast forward to now and you’ve made your collective choice. The votes are in, the tie is decided. It’s time to find out who has claimed all glory…

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Master of Malt scoops 2018 Global Online Retailer of the Year title!

It is with tremendous pride (and some hysterical over excitement) that we can announce some marvellous news. Tonight was the Whisky Magazine Awards, with the winners of the World Whiskies Awards and Icons of Whisky announced, including the global online retailer title. And guess what? We only went and bloody well won it!

This award means a LOT to us. We absolutely love whisky (obvs) and we really, really care about sharing its delectable tastiness with the world. This is the perfect accolade to sum up our passions, and it’s incredible to get our mitts on the trophy again!
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Gin Magazine: Read up on all things juniper!

While digital is a medium we’ve all come to depend upon for the latest booze news, there’s nothing quite like settling down with a cocktail in hand and thumbing through a magazine. If you’re seeking a new read filled to the brim with junipery goodness, you’re in luck! Introducing Gin Magazine…

Yesterday evening we donned our finery and flocked to Merchant House, where Paragraph Publishing, creator of the World Drinks Awards, presented its brand-spanking-new global title, which will be available quarterly.

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Categories : Gin
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World Whiskies Awards and World Drinks Awards Winners 2017

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.

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Categories : Armagnac, Cognac, Gin, Liqueurs, News, Rum, Tequila, Vodka, Whisky
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Master of Malt named Global Online Retailer of the Year 2017!

We’re incredibly proud to announce that we’ve been crowned Whisky Magazines’s Icons of Whisky Global Online Retailer of the Year for the fifth time!
 
Last night, the results of Whisky Magazine’s Icons of Whisky 2017 were revealed, and the Global Online Retailer of the Year 2017 award in particular stood out to us for one reason or another. Perhaps that reason is because we only went and bloomin’ won it!
 
Yes indeed, folks – we’ve retained our title of Global Online Retailer of the Year title! In fact, we’ve now been named Global Online Retailer of the Year at Whisky Magazine’s Icons of Whisky a very impressive number of times. Not that we’re counting or anything…

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The Result of Battle of the Blends Challenge No. 2!

Whisky Mag Battle of the Blends

Discover who has come out on top in Whisky Mag’s second Battle of the Blends in association with Master of Malt: is it Neil ‘General Mashtun’ Ridley or George ‘Aegir’ Keeble…?
 

Back in January we told you all about Battle of the Blends Challenge No. 2, another battle for the ages that you could help settle in the most delicious way possible!

The fates of reigning champion Neil ‘General Mashtun’ Ridley and Soho Whisky Club’s George ‘Aegir’ Keeble were in your hands and now it’s time to find out who has claimed all glory…

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Become a Judge in the Battle of the Blends Challenge No. 2!

Whisky Mag Battle of the Blends

It’s time once again for a victor to be crowned in Whisky Magazine’s epic Battle of the Blends and you can be one of the judges! Simply pop a 1p(!) Judging Set into your Master of Malt order now.
 
Those of you who read Whisky Magazine will already be up to speed with their exciting second Battle of the Blends, and many of you will of course remember last year’s heavyweight bout. For those of you who haven’t followed its progress, we’re currently in the midst of another heroic blending tussle, this time between the reigning champion Neil ‘General Mashtun’ Ridley and George ‘Aegir’ Keeble to produce the perfect blended whisky and claim all glory!
 
Their whiskies have now been lovingly constructed and once again we’ve been working alongside Whisky Mag to find a winner in this fantastic contest. This means that there’s a chance for you to join the illustrious judging panel!

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Two More Online Retailer of the Year Awards for Master of Malt!

Master of Malt Digital Entrepreneur Awards

We’ve been named Online Retailer of the Year at the Digital Entrepreneur Awards 2016, and also Online Retailer of the Year – Rest of World at the Icons of Whisky for the fifth time in six years!

It’s already been an extraordinary year for awards, beginning back in March when we were named Global Online Retailer of the Year at Whisky Mag’s Icons of Whisky 2016. The Global Icons works by taking the winners from America, Scotland and Rest of World regions through to a grand final, and as we head towards the end the year, the 2017 Rest of the World results have now been revealed! We’re absolutely delighted to announce that we’ve been named Online Retailer of the Year – Rest of World by Whisky Mag for the fifth time in six years (going on to claim the global crown the previous four times in 2012, 2013 and 2014 as well as 2016). It’s a record we’re naturally *immensely* proud of, and which means a lot to all of us here.

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Master of Malt named Global Online Retailer of the Year 2016!

Icons of Whisky Online Retailer

The results of Whisky Magazine’s Global Icons of Whisky were revealed last night, and we’re absolutely thrilled to announce that following our Rest of the World win, we’ve now been named Global Online Retailer of the Year 2016!

For our purpose-built website, that we’ve coded from the ground up and worked hard to continuously improve (there’s always more to do – #goodenoughisnt), to have been recognised as the very best online retailer for whisky by the knowledgeable folk at Whisky Magazine in 2012, 2013, 2014 and now 2016 is a simply incredible achievement that really does make us burst with pride.

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Master of Malt named Online Retailer of the Year – Rest of World

Icons of Whisky Online Retailer

We’re delighted to announce that Master of Malt has been named Online Retailer of the Year (Rest of World) at Whisky Magazine’s Icons of Whisky 2016!

Having picked up this award (and been able to go on to claim the Global crown) in 2012, 2013 and 2014, it gives us enormous pleasure to continue our success at the Icons of Whisky in 2016 and be recognised yet again by the knowledgeable folk at Whisky Magazine.

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