INTERNATIONAL WHISKY COMPETITION®

INTERNATIONAL WHISKY COMPETITION®

International Whisky Competition®™
Copyright 2010 - 2017 ● all rights reserved.

2010 Official Results:

 

Whisky of the Year:

1.      Gold: The Yamazaki 1984 – 25 Year Old Single Malt

2.      Silver: The Dalmore 40 Year Old

3.      Bronze: The Yamazaki 12 Year Old Single Malt

 

Single Malt No Age:

1.      Gold: The Dalmore Gran Reserva

2.      Silver: The Dalmore King Alexander III – 1263

3.      Bronze: Lark Distillery 43% Single Cask Release, Single Malt Whisky

 

Ultra Premium Scotch:

1.      Gold: The Dalmore 40 Year Old

2.      Silver: The Balvenie Portwood 21 Year Old

3.      Bronze: The Dalmore 1981 Amoroso – 28 Year Old

New Release:

1.      Gold: Usquaebach 15 Year Old Blended Malt Whisky

2.      Silver: Maker’s 46

3.      Bronze: Forty Creek Double Barrel Reserve Canadian Whisky

 

Cask Strength:

1.      Gold: Signatory Vintage Royal Lochnagar

2.      Silver: Lark Distillery 58% Cask Strength

3.      Bronze: G&M Caol Ila 8 Year Old

 

Single Malt 13-17:

1.      Gold: The Dalmore 15 Year Old

2.      Silver: Isle of Jura 16 Year Old

3.      Bronze: The Balvenie Madeira Cask 17 Year Old

 

Islands:

1.      Gold: Isle of Jura 16 Year Old

2.      Silver: Lark Distillery 43% Single Cask Release, Single Malt Whisky

3.      Bronze: Lark Distillery 58% Cask Strength Whisky

 

Young Whisky:

1.      Gold: Douglas Laing Big Peat

2.      Silver: Lark Distillery 43% Single Cask Release, Single Malt Whisky

3.      Bronze: G&M Caol Ila 8 Year Old

 

Blended Whisky (Over 10 Year Old):

1.      Gold: Whyte & MacKay 13 Year Old

2.      Silver: Usquaebach 15 Year Old Blended Malt Whisky

3.      Bronze: Black Dog De Luxe Aged 12 Years Scotch Whisky

 

Single Malt 18-24:

1.      Gold: The Balvenie Portwood 21 Year Old

2.      Silver: The Yamazaki 18 Year Old Single Malt

3.      Bronze: The Dalmore MacKenzie 1992 – 18 Year Old

 

Asia-Pacific:

1.      Gold: The Yamazaki 1984 – 25 Year Old Single Malt

2.      Silver: The Yamazaki 12 Year Old Single Malt

3.      Bronze: The Yamazaki 18 Year Old Single Malt

 

12 Year Old:

1.      Gold: The Yamazaki 12 Year Old Single Malt

2.      Silver: The Dalmore 12 Year Old

3.      Bronze: Suntory Hibiki 12 Year Old

 

Single Malt 25+:

1.      Gold: The Yamazaki 1984 – 25 Year Old Single Malt

2.      Silver: The Dalmore 40 Year Old

3.      Bronze: The Dalmore 1981 Amoroso – 28 Year Old

 

Blended Whisky (Under 10 Years Old):

1.      Gold: Signature Rare Aged Whisky

2.      Silver: Whyte & MacKay Special Blend

3.      Bronze: John Barr Gold

 

North America:

1.      Gold: Forty Creek Barrel Select Canadian Whisky

2.      Silver: Maker’s 46

3.      Bronze: Maker’s Mark regular edition


2011 Official Results:

 

Whisky of the Year:

1.      Gold: Lark Small Port Cask Aged Cask Strength (Tasmanian Single Malt Whisky)

2.      Silver: Kilchoman Single Cask Strength (Islay’s Farm Distillery)

3.      Bronze: Royal Challenge (Finest Premium Indian Whisky)

 

Best Young Whisky:

1.      Gold: Bruichladdich  PC 7

2.      Silver: Black Dog 8 Year Old

3.      Bronze: Four Roses Single Barrel

 

Best Scotch Whisky:

1.      Gold: Compass Box Peat Monster

2.      Silver: Usquaebach 15 Year Old

3.      Bronze: Bruichladdich  Rocks

 

Best Indian Whisky:

1.      Gold: Royal Challenge

2.      Silver: Antiquity Blue Rare Premium Whisky

3.      Bronze: DSP Black


2012 Official Results:

 

Whisky of the Year

GOLD: Signature Premier Grain Whisky

SILVER: Tomatin Decades

BRONZE: Kavalan Solist Vinho Barrique

 

Best American Whiskey

GOLD: Lion's Pride 47th Ward

SILVER: Few Rye Whiskey

BRONZE: Lion’s Pride Dark Millet

 

Best Canadian Whisky

GOLD: Forty Creek John’s Private Cask No. 1

SILVER: Gibson’s Finest 12 Year Old

BRONZE: Forty Creek Confederation Oak Reserve

 

Best Scotch Whisky

GOLD: Tomatin 12 Years Old

SILVER: Tomatin 18 Years Old

BRONZE: Glenallachie 1999 (12 Years Old) Binny's Hand Pick Single Cask

 

Best Bourbon Whiskey

GOLD: Breckenridge Bourbon Whiskey

SILVER: Few Bourbon Whiskey

 

Best World Whisky

GOLD: Penderyn Single Malt Welsh Whisky

SILVER: Bagpiper Gold Signature Grain Whisky

BRONZE: Kavalan Concertmaster Port Cask Finish

 

Best White Whiskey

GOLD: Few White Whiskey

SILVER: Koval American Oat Organic

BRONZE: Koval Rye Chicago Organic


Best of Show

GOLD: Black Ram 3 Years Old

SILVER: Forty Creek Double Reserve

BRONZE: Kinnickinnic Whiskey


2013 Official Results:

 

Whisky of the Year

Gold: Kilchoman Machir Bay (Scotland)

Silver: Glenfarclas 105 (Scotland)

Bronze: Bushmills 10 Year Old (Ireland)

 

Best World Whisky

Gold: Penderyn Madeira (Wales, UK)

Silver: Glenfarclas 10 Year Old (Scotland)

Bronze: Forty Creek Copper Pot (Canada)

 

Best Asian Whisky

Gold: Hakushu 12 Year Old (Japan)

Silver: Antiquity Blue Ultra Premium (India)

Bronze: Imperial Premium Rare (Myanmar)

 

Best Irish Whiskey

Gold: Bushmills 16 Year Old

Silver: Black Bush

Bronze: Bushmills Original

 

Best Scotch Whisky

Gold: Glenfarclas 25 Year Old

Silver: Kilchoman 100% Islay

Bronze: Arran 12 Year Old (Single Cask Nation)

 

Best Bourbon Whiskey

Gold: Woodford Reserve Double Oaked

Silver: Old Forester 100 Proof

Bronze: Beer Barrel Bourbon

 

Best Canadian Whisky

Gold: Forty Creek Port Wood Reserve

Silver: Collingwood

Bronze: Gibson’s Finest 12 Year Old

 

Best European Whisky

Gold: Michel Couvreur Overaged (France)

 

Best Young Canadian Whisky

Gold: Gibson’s Finest Sterling

Silver: Forty Creek Barrel Select

Bronze: Canadian Mist

 

Best Young American Whiskey

Gold: Charred Oak Bourbon

 

Best Blended Whisky

Gold: Imperial Specially Crafted Smooth (Myanmar)

 

Best Premium Whisky

Gold: Bushmills 21 Year Old (Ireland)

Silver: Glenfarclas 40 Year Old (Scotland)

Bronze: Gibson’s Finest 18 Year Old (Canada)

 

Best Rye Whiskey

Gold: WhistlePig 100/100 (USA)

Silver: FEW Rye (USA)

Bronze: Charred Oak Rye (USA)

 

Best Cask Strength Whisky

Gold: Benriach 17 Year Old (Single Cask Nation) 

 

Best 90 Proof Whiskey

Gold: Woodford Reserve Distiller’s Select

 

Best American Whiskey

Gold: Zeppelin Bend

 

Best Wood Expression

Gold: Forty Creek Double Barrel Reserve

 

Distillery of the Year

Gold: Forty Creek Distillery (Canada) 

 

Master Distiller of the Year

Gold: Anthony Wills (Kilchoman)


2014 Official Results:

 

Whisky of the Year

Gold: Knob Creek Rye (98%)
Silver: Laphroaig 18 Year Old (97%) Bronze: Laphroaig 10 Year Old (95%)

Best Bourbon Whiskey

Gold: Knob Creek 9 Year Old (91%) / New Holland Bourbon Barrel (91%) / KOVAL Bourbon Whiskey (90%) / Dark Corner Lewis Redmond (88%) / Hudson Baby Bourbon (88%)
Silver: FEW Bourbon Whiskey

Best Scotch Whisky

Gold: Laphroaig 18 Year Old (97%) / Laphroaig 10 Year Old (95%) / Laphroaig Quarter Cask (92%) / Edradour 2002 11 Year Old Cask Strength Chateauneuf du Pape Cask Finish (90%) / Edradour 2000 13 Year Old Cask Strength Sauternes Cask Finish (90%)
Silver: Miltonduff 2004 9 Year Old (88%)

Best Irish Whiskey

Gold: Tyrconnell 10 Year Old (93%) / Connemara Peated (86%) / Bushmills Original (85%) Silver: Uisce Beatha / Greenore 8 Year Old / Kilbeggan

Best Canadian Whisky

Gold: Canadian Club 12 Year Old Small Batch (89%) / Forty Creek Confederation Oak (86%) / Forty Creek Pot Still (86%) / Alberta Premium Dark Horse (86%)
Silver: Canadian Club / Forty Creek Barrel Select

Best World Whisky

Gold: Lark Distiller’s Edition (92%) / Lark Single Malt Whisky (90%) Silver: Golden Spirit Smooth

Best European Whisky

Gold: Black Ram Blended Whisky (85%)

Best Islay Whisky

Gold: Laphroaig 18 Year Old (97%) / Laphroaig 10 Year Old (95%) / Laphroaig Quarter Cask (92%)
Silver: Laphroaig 10 Year Old Cask Strength (89%) / Coal Ila 7 Year Old Cask Strength (88%)

Best Small Batch Whiskey

Gold: Knob Creek Single Barrel Reserve

Best Small Batch Canadian Whisky

Gold: Forty Creek Heart of Gold / Forty Creek Double Barrel Reserve

Best Rye Whiskey

Gold: Knob Creek Rye (98%) / Hudson Maple Cask Rye (91%) Silver: James Oliver Rye / New England Distilling Gunpowder Rye

Best Cask Finished Whisky

Gold: Penderyn Madeira Welsh Whisky

Best Asian Whisky

Gold: Golden Spirit Classic (85%)

Best Single Cask Whisky

Gold: Single Cask Nation Kilchoman 4 Year Old (87%) / Sigle Cask Nation Laphroaig 6 Year Old (86%)
Silver: Tormore Distillery 2000 13 Year Old / Glentauchers 7 Year Old / Dufftown 1997 15 Year Old

Best Cask Strength Whisky

Gold: Lark Cask Strength
Silver: North British 1997 16 Year Old Single Cask

Best Flavoured Whisky

Gold: Corsair Old Punk (85%)
Silver: Revel Stoke Roasted Pecan / Tirado El Caribe Bronze: Knob Creek Smoked Maple

Best American Whiskey

Gold: New Holland Zeppelin Bend (87%) Silver: Tirado Gold Corn Whiskey

Best White Whiskey

Gold: Dark Corner Moonshine Corn Whiskey

Best Cream Whisky

Gold: Forty Creek Cream Whisky

Master Distiller of the Year

Fred Noe, Jim Beam

Distillery of the Year

Laphroaig Distillery

Brand Ambassador of the Year

David Blackmore, Glenmorangie

Best Whisky Bar of the Year

Delilah’s, Chicago, USA


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