The fourth-annual Canadian Whisky Awards were announced last Thursday at the Victoria Whisky Festival.
These awards honour the best in the distinctly Canadian whisky segment.
Calgary-based Alberta Premium took home Whisky of the Year Domestic Market for the fantastic Dark Horse , while its flagship won a bronze medal.
Highwood distillers also picked up a pair of silver medals — for Centennial Spiced and Highood Ninety 20 year old — and a bronzes for Ninety 5 year old and Century Reserve 15/25.
But who won the award for Whisky of the Year? Click below to find out what 100% rye grain whisky Chairman of the Judges, Davin de Kergommeaux, called “The very essence of what rye whisky is all about.”