2018 International Whisky Competition sonuçları açıklandı!

Mayıs ayında Nevada Üniversitesi’nde gerçekleştirilen tadım ve değerlendirmeler sonucunda birçok farklı kategoride ödüller verildi.

Farklı içki türlerinde uzman bir ekibin her viskiyi kör tadım usulü tadarak değerlendirdiği yarışmada her bir kategorinin Altın, Gümüş ve Bronz kazananları belirleniyor.

Değerlendirmeler Görünüş, Koku/Burun, Damak/Tat ve Bitiş olarak 4 kategoride yapılıp, 100 puanlık sistem üzerinden yapılıyor.


Öne Çıkanlar;

Whisky of the Year
Aberlour A’Bunadh Batch 52 (97.4 points)

Master Distiller of the Year
Graeme Cruickshank – Aberlour Distillery

Distillery of the Year
Ardbeg Distillery

Brand Ambassador of the Year
Jack Teeling
Teeling Whiskey Distillery


Sonuçlar şu şekilde;

İskoçya

Best Single Malt Whisky
1st Place: Aberlour A’Bunadh Batch 52 (97.4 pts)
2nd Place: Ardbeg Uigeadail (96.8 pts)
3rd Place: Glenmorangie Nectar D’Or 12 Year Old (96.6 pts)

Best Single Malt Scotch 10 Year Old
1st Place: Laphroaig 10 Year Old (93.9 pts)
2nd Place: Glenmorangie The Original 10 Year Old (92.7 pts)
3rd Place: The BenRiach 10 Year Old (92.6 pts)

Best Single Malt Scotch 12 Year Old
1st Place: Glenmorangie Nectar D’Or 12 Year Old (96.6 pts)
2nd Place: Glenmorangie Lasanta 12 Year Old (90.8 pts)
3rd Place: Bunnahabhain 12 (88.9 pts)

Best Single Malt Scotch 13-17 Year Old
1st Place: Longmorn 16 Year Old (94.7 pts)
2nd Place: Aberlour 16 Year Old (91.3 pts)
3rd Place: Bowmore 15 Year Old (89.8 pts)

Best Single Malt Scotch 18 Year Old
1st Place: The GlenDronach Allardice 18 Year Old (94.9 pts)
2nd Place: Glenmorangie 18 Year Old (94.8 pts)
3rd Place: The Glenlivet 18 Year Old (92.9 pts)

Best Single Malt Scotch 19-24 Year Old
1st Place: The BenRiach 21 Year Old (95.9 pts)
2nd Place: The GlenDronach Parliament 21 Year Old (94.4 pts)
3rd Place:  Glenmorangie 19 Year Old (91.2 pts)

Best Single Malt Scotch 25 Year Old and Over
1st Place: Glenmorangie Grand Vintage 1989 27 Year Old (95.4 pts)

Best Single Malt Scotch NAS (No Age Statement)
1st Place: Aberlour A’Bunadh Batch 52 (97.4 pts)
2nd Place: Ardbeg Uigeadail (96.8 pts)
3rd Place: SPEY Fumare (96.3 pts)

Best Single Malt (Highlands)
1st Place: Aberlour A’Bunadh Batch 52 (97.4 pts)
2nd Place: Glenmorangie Nectar D’Or 12 Year Old (96.6 pts)
3rd Place: SPEY Fumare (96.3 pts)

Best Single Malt (Islay)
1st Place: Ardbeg Uigeadail (96.8 pts)
2nd Place: Ardbeg Grooves (95.4pts)
3rd Place: Port Askaig 100° Proof (94.4 pts)

Best Single Malt (Speyside)
1st Place: Aberlour A’Bunadh Batch 52 (97.4 pts)
2nd Place: SPEY Fumare (96.3 pts)
3rd Place: Glenglassaugh Torfa (96.2 pts)

Best Cask Strength (over 57% ABV)
1st Place: Aberlour A’Bunadh Batch 52 (97.4 pts)
2nd Place: The Glenlivet Nàdurra Oloroso (95.1 pts)
3rd Place: Port Askaig 100° Proof (94.4 pts)

Best Peated Whisky
1st Place: Ardbeg Uigeadail (96.8 pts)
2nd Place: SPEY Fumare (96.3 pts)
3rd Place: Glenglassaugh Torfa (96.2 pts)

Best Blended Scotch Whisky
1st Place: Dewar’s 25 Year Old The Signature (96.4 pts)
2nd Place: Buchanan’s 18 Year Old Special Reserve (95 pts)
3rd Place: Peat Chimney (Wemyss Malts) (93.9 pts)

Best Blended Scotch Whisky 12 Year Old
1st Place: Dewar’s 12 Year Old The Ancestor (90.8 pts)
2nd Place: Buchanan’s DeLuxe 12 Year Old (89 pts)
3rd Place: Black and White 12 Year Old (85.8 pts)

Best Blended Scotch Whisky 18 Year Old
1st Place: Buchanan’s 18 Year Old Special Reserve (95 pts)
2nd Place: Chivas Regal 18 Year Old (90.8 pts)
3rd Place: Dewar’s 18 Year Old The Vintage (90.1 pts)

Best Blended Malt Scotch
1st Place: Peat Chimney (Wemyss Malts) (93.9 pts)
2nd Place: Chivas Regal Ultis (91.9 pts)
3rd Place: Scallywag 13 Year Old (90.3 pts)

Best Value Scotch (Under $30)
1st Place: Dewar’s White label (88.8 pts)
2nd Place: Johnnie Walker Red Label (88.5 pts)
3rd Place: Cutty Sark


Amerika

Best Bourbon Whiskey
1st Place: Eagle Rare 10 Year Old (93.3 pts)
2nd Place: High West American Prairie (92.7 pts)
3rd Place: Woodford Reserve Distiller’s Select (92.6 pts)

Best Rye Whiskey
1st Place: Woodford Reserve Kentucky Straight Rye (90.4 pts)
2nd Place: High West Rendezvous Rye (88.7 pts)
3rd Place: Rogue Spirits Oregon Rye (87.2 pts)

Best American Whiskey
1st Place: Sons Of Liberty Uprising Pedro Ximénez Finish (93.6 pts)
2nd Place: Eagle Rare 10 Year Old (93.3 pts)
3rd Place: High West American Prairie (92.7 pts)

Best American Single Malt
1st Place: Sons Of Liberty Uprising Pedro Ximénez Finish (93.6 pts)
2nd Place: Woodford Reserve Kentucky Straight Malt (92.8 pts)
3rd Place: Sons Of Liberty Battle Cry Sauternes Finish (92.1 pts)

Best Small Batch Whiskey
1st Place: Sons Of Liberty Uprising Pedro Ximénez Finish (93.6 pts)
2nd Place: Woodford Reserve Batch Proof (92.3 pts)
3rd Place: Ala Wai Batch 010 (92.2 pts)

Best Single Barrel Whiskey
1st Place: Colonel EH Taylor Single Barrel (87.1 pts)

Best Flavored Whiskey
1st Place: Citrus Distillers Pecan
2nd Place: Citrus Distillers Lime
3rd Place: Duke & Dame

*Awards By U.S. States (Only for Whiskeys Scoring Over 85 Points)

Best Kentucky Whiskey
1st Place: Eagle Rare 10 Year Old (93.3 pts)
2nd Place: Woodford Reserve Kentucky Straight Malt (92.8 pts)
3rd Place: Woodford Reserve Distiller’s Select (92.6 pts)

Best Indiana Whiskey
1st Place: Georges Remus Repeal Reserve (90.7 pts)
2nd Place: Tanner’s Creek Bourbon (88.3 pts)
3rd Place: Georges Remus Straight Bourbon (87.2 pts)

Best Oregon Whiskey
1st Place: Rogue Dead Guy (89.1 pts)
2nd Place: Rogue Oregon Single Malt (87.6 pts)
3rd Place: Rogue Oregon Rye (87.2 pts)

Best Texas Whiskey
1st Place: Ironroot Republic Hubris (92.1 pts)
2nd Place: Ironroot Republic Harbinger (89.3 pts)

Best Utah Whiskey
1st Place: High West American Prairie (92.7 pts)
2nd Place: High West Rendezvous Rye (88.7 pts)

Best North Carolina Whiskey
1st Place: Mother Earth (89.6 pts)

Best Hawaii Whiskey
1st Place: Ala Wai Batch 010 (92.2 pts)


Kanada

Best Canadian Whisky
1st Place: Canadian Club Classic Small Batch 12 Year Old (92.3 pts)
2nd Place: Canadian Club 100% Rye (91.6 pts)
3rd Place: Alberta Premium Rye (87.7 pts)

Best Canadian Rye
1st Place: Canadian Club 100% Rye (91.6 pts)
2nd Place: Alberta Premium Rye (87.7 pts)
3rd Place: Lot No. 40


İrlanda

Best Irish Whiskey
1st Place: Slane (85.2 pts)
2nd Place: Paddy
3rd Place: HYDE No.6 President Reserve


Diğer

Best World Whisky
1st Place: Cotswolds Single Malt
2nd Place: Jimsher From Saperavi Casks
3rd Place: Firstwatch Whisky


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