The competition awarded Redbreast 12 Year-Old 98 points, continuing its legacy as the most decorated single pot still Irish whiskey in the world. The competition also honoured Midleton Very Rare Barry Crockett Legacy with 98 points which was underpinned by Irish Distillers winning the majority of Gold Outstanding honours within the Irish whiskey category.
Success at the IWSC parallels stand-out performances for the ABC portfolio at the Beverage Testing Institute, with Redbreast 21 Year-Old receiving a platinum medal by scoring 96 points. In addition, Irish Distillers and ABC IDL scooped 11 medals out of the 67 medals on offer at The Irish Whiskey Masters.
Organised by the spirits-based publication The Spirits Business the Irish Whiskey Masters is one of the leading annual Irish whiskey awards seeking to find and reward the finest brands on the world stage. A panel of leading spirits and on-trade specialists discover the finest spirits through a blind tasting, with excellence recognised in category, region, age, design & packaging.
The Redbreast portfolio was presented with Master and Gold medals, with Redbreast 21 Year-Old commended by the judges for ‘showing something different to the rest of the pack.’