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2016 Official Results

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2016 Official Results

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Whisky of the Year
Glenmorangie Signet

Master Distiller of the Year
Dr Bill Lumsden

Master Blender of the Year
Dr Jim Beveridge

Distillery of the Year
Aberlour Distillery

Brand Ambassador of the Year
Richard Paterson
Whyte & Mackay

Blog of the Year
The Whiskey Wash
TheWhiskeyWash.com

Best Single Malt Whisky

Gold:
Glenmorangie Signet (97 pts)

Silver:
Kilchoman Machir Bay (94.5 pts)

Bronze:
Ardbeg 10 Year Old (94.2 pts)


Best Cask Strength

Gold:
Aberlour A'Bunadh (93.3 pts)

Silver:
Ardbeg Corryvreckan (91.8 pts)

Bronze:
The Glenlivet Nàdurra Peated Whisky Cask Finish (90 pts)


Best New Release (Scotch)

Gold:
Kiln Embers (Wemyss Malts) (93.2 pts)

Silver:
Glenmorangie Milsean (90.1)

Bronze:
Lossit Classic Selection (86)


Best Peated Whisky

Gold:
Kilchoman machir Bay (94.5 pts)

Silver:
Ardbeg 10 Year Old (94.2 pts)

Bronze:
Kiln Embers (Wemyss Malts) (93.2 pts)


Best Blended Scotch NAS

Gold:
Johnnie Walker Double Black (94 pts)

Silver:
Johnnie Walker Blue Label (91.3 pts)

Bronze:
Rock Oyster (Douglas Laing) (91.1 pts)

 


Best Blended Scotch Whisky 13-17 Year Old

Gold:
Johnnie Walker Green Label 15 Year Old
(96.8 pts)

Silver:
Dewar's The Monarch 15 Year Old (91.7 pts)


Best Blended Scotch Whisky 12 Year Old

Gold:
Dewar's Scratched Cask 12 year Old (96 pts)

Silver:
Dewar's The Ancestor 12 year Old (94.3 pts)

Bronze:
Johnnie Walker Black Label (89.8 pt)


Best Single Malt Scotch NAS

Gold:
Glenmorangie Signet (97 pts)

Silver:
Kilchoman Machir Bay (94.5 pts)

Bronze:
Aberlour A'Bunadh (93.3 pts)


Best Single Malt Scotch 12 Years

Gold:
Aberlour 12 Year old (89.9 pts)

Silver:
The Dalmore 12 Year Old (87.6 pts)

Bronze:
The Aberfeldy 12 Year Old (87.1 pts)


Best Single Malt Scotch 13-17 Years

Gold:
Craigellachie 13 Year Old (89.5 pts)

Silver:
Aberlour 16 Year Old (88.3 pts)

Bronze:
The Dalmore 15 Year Old


Best Single Malt Scotch 18 Years

Gold:
The Glenlivet 18 Year Old (88.5 pts)

Silver:
Glenmorangie 18 Year Old (88.4 pts)

Bronze:
Aberlour 18 Year Old (87.1 pts)


Best Single Malt Scotch over 20 Years Old

Gold:
Prometheus 26 Year Old (91.6 pts)

Silver:
Glenmorangie
Quarter Century 25 Year Old (91.4 pts)

Bronze:
Craigellachie 23 Year Old (90.5 pts)


Best Single Malt Scotch (Highlands)

Gold:
Glenmorangie Signet (97 pts)

Silver:
Aberlour A'Bunadh (93.3 pts)

Bronze:
Glenmorangie
Quarter Century 25 Year Old (91.4 pts)


Best Single Malt Scotch (Islands)

Gold:
Jura Superstition (89.2 pts)

Silver:
Skapa Skiren (87.5 pts)

Bronze:
Jura Origin (87 pts)


Best Single Malt Scotch (Islay)

Gold:
Kilchoman Machir Bay (94.5 pts)

Silver:
Ardbeg 10 Year Old (94.2 pts)

Bronze:
Ardbeg Corryvreckan (91.8 pts)


Best Blended Scotch (over 18 Years Old)

Gold:
Teacher's 25 Year Old (94.6 pts)

Silver:
Chivas Regal 18 Year Old (88.8 pts)

Bronze:
The Exclusive Blend 1991


Best Blended Whisky (All Categories)

Gold:
Johnnie Walker Green Label
15 Year Old (96.8 pts)

Silver:
Dewar's Scratched Cask 12 Year Old (96 pts)

Bronze:
Teacher's 25 Year Old (94.6 pts)


Best Blended Malt Scotch

Gold:
Johnnie Walker Green Label
15 Year Old (96.8 pts)

Silver:
Rock Oyster (Douglas Laing) (91.1 pts)


Best Value Scotch* (under $30)

Gold:
Johnnie Walker Red Label (89 pts)

Silver:
Dewar's White Label Scratched Cask (87.1 pts)

Bronze:
Dewar's White label (85.2 pts)

*must have scored above 85 pts


Best Bourbon Whiskey

Gold:
Chattanooga Whiskey 1816 Cask
(92.3 pts)

Silver:
Wild Turkey 101 Bourbon (92 pts)

Bronze:
Hirsch Small Batch Bourbon (89.8 pts)


Best American Rye Whiskey

Gold:
Sazerac Straight Rye (91.6 pts)

Silver:
OYO Dark Pumpernickel Rye (87.5 pts)

Bronze:
Herman Marshall Rye (85.9 pts)


Best American Whiskey

Gold:
Battle Cry Oloroso Sherry Finish
Sons of Liberty (93 pts)

Silver:
OYO Oloroso Wheat Whiskey (92.8 pts)

Bronze:
Chattanooga Whiskey 1816 Cask (92.3 pts)


Best American Super Premium

Gold:
Wild Turkey Rare Breed (89 pts)


Best Texas Bourbon

Gold:
Sixth Street Bourbon (Dime Box Distillery) (86.6 pts)

Silver (tie):
Ironroot Harbinger Bourbon (85.8 pts)
Yellow Rose Outlaw Bourbon (85.8 pts)


Best Texas Whiskey

Gold:
Balcones "1" Texas Single Malt (91.3 pts)

Silver:
Sixth Street Bourbon (Dime Box Distillery)
(86,6 pts)

Bronze (tie):
Ironroot Harbinger Bourbon (85.8 pts)
Yellow Rose Outlaw Bourbon (85.8 pts)


Best Texas Rye Whiskey

Gold:
Herman Marshall Rye

Silver:
Yellow Rose Straight Rye


Best Oregon Whiskey

Gold:
Chute Eight American (Indio Spirit) (87.7 pts)

Silver:
Stein's Ram Rye

Bronze:
Stein's Bull Bourbon

Best American Single Malt

Gold:
Battle Cry Oloroso Sherry Finish
Sons of Liberty (93 pts)

Silver:
Uprising Pedro Ximenez Finish
Sons of Liberty (92.1)

Bronze:
Balcones "1" Texas Single Malt (91.3)


Best Small Batch Bourbon

Gold:
Chattanooga Whiskey 1816 Cask (92.3)

Silver:
Hirsch Small Batch Reserve Bourbon (89.8 pts)

Bronze:
Russell's Reserve 10 Year Old Bourbon
(89.3 pts)


Best Moonshine

Gold:
World's Best Moonshine
(Dark Corner Distillery)

Silver:
Tennessee Hooch 92
(Full Throttle Sloonshine)

Bronze (tie):
Copper Barrel White Lightening
Artisan Grain Original Moonshine


Best Canadian Whisky

Gold:
Forty Creek Barrel Select (89.8 pts)

Silver:
Lot No: 40 (88 pts)

Bronze:
Glen Breton Rare Aged 14 Years Old (86.2 pts)


Best Canadian Rye Whiskey

Gold:
Lot No: 40 (88 pts)

Silver:
J.P. Wiser Rye (85.2 pt)


Best Canadian Super Premium

Gold:
Glen Breton Rare Aged 14 Years (86.2 pts)

Silver:
J.P. Wiser 18 Year Old (85.4 pts)


Best Irish Whiskey (All Categories)

Gold:
Midleton Barry Crockett Legacy (94.7 pts)

Silver:
Redbreast 12 Year Old Cask Strength
(90.7 pts)

Bronze:
Barr an Uisce Single Malt (90.6 pts)


Best Blended Irish Whiskey

Gold:
Writers Tears Pot Still Blend (88.7 pts)

Silver:
Jameson Select Reserve Black Barrel (86.4 pts)

Bronze:
Barr an Uisce Blended (85.4 pts)


Best Pot Still Irish Whiskey

Gold:
Midleton Barry Crockett Legacy (94.7 pts)

Silver:
Redbreast 12 Year Old Cask Strength (90..7)

Bronze:
Green Spot (Chateau Leoville-Barton)
(90.3 pts)


Best Single Malt Irish Whiskey

Gold:
Barr an Uisce Single Malt (90.6)

Silver:
Irishmen Single Malt (87.5 pts)

Bronze:
Hyde 10 Year Old #1 President's Cask


Best World Whisky

Gold:
Mackey Tasmanian Single Malt Whisky
(87.2 pts)

Silver:
Redlands Estate Single Barrel Pinot Noir

Bronze:
Golden Spirit Imperial Premium Rare Aged


Best French Whisky

Gold:
Bastille 1789 Single Malt

Silver:
Moon Harbour Pier 1

Bronze:
Bastille 1789


Best Indian Whisky

Gold:
Antiquity Blue Ultra Premium Whisky
(89.3 pts)

Silver:
Royal Challenge Finest Premium Whisky
(86.3 pts)

Bronze:
McDowell Signature Rare Aged Whisky


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