The Scottish Whisky Awards is now in its second year and aims to recognise the best Scotch on the market by rewarding people and teams working to deliver Scotland’s greatest global product. The independent competition is judged by a panel of experts drawn from across the sector, bringing together industry experience and market knowledge to recognise the greatest achievements in the production of Scotch.
The awards judge categories on both business and whisky tasting categories. The business awards are presented to highlight the world-leading and innovative performance of Scotland’s whisky distillers in a range of categories covering marketing, tourism and innovative business practices. The tasting category is a blind tasted by an independent tasting panel and the products achieving the highest marks are awarded gold, silver and bronze medals.The categories we have been shortlisted for are as follows: Business Categories: -Brand Experience of the Year - The Open Golf Partnership with Loch Lomond Whiskies -Community Contribution - Loch Lomond Group -Product Launch of the Year – Glen Scotia Tawny Port -Tourism Destination of the Year – Glen Scotia, Campbeltown Tasting Categories: -Single Malt 13 – 16 Year Old; Glen Scotia 15 Year Old -Single Malt 13 – 16 Year Old; Glen Scotia Campbeltown Malts Festival 2020 -Single Malt 17 – 20 Year Old; Glen Scotia 18 Year Old -Single Malt 21 Year Old & Over; Glen Scotia 25 Year Old -Single Malt No Age Statement; Glen Scotia Double Cask -Single Malt No Age Statement; Glen Scotia Victoriana -Single Malt 12 Year Old; Inchmoan 12 Year Old -Single Malt 12 Year Old; Inchmurrin 12 Year Old -Single Malt 12 Year Old; Loch Lomond 12 Year Old -Single Malt No Age Statement; Loch Lomond Classic -Single Malt Under 12 Year Old; Loch Lomond 10 Year Old We look forward to hearing the results at the virtual ceremony on November 19th! For more info on the awards visit the Scottish Whisky Awardswebsite.