Canadian Whisky Awards honour the greatest of the grain

- January 21st, 2014

WS_Whiskey_on_iceI almost missed this, and didn’t want to let it go by without mention.

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.”

A full list of winners can be found here

Categories: Drinking, Whisky

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