The Irish Victors at the World Whiskies Awards 2020

The results from the World Whiskies Awards 2020 were announced yesterday with a host of different whisk(e)y categories and styles from every whiskey producing country in the world being judged on a like for like basis. As always, there was a strong Irish contingent entered into the awards, that are judged in London. The whiskeys from Ireland were judged in the “Irish Whiskeys Category” which was broken down into a multitude of categories that sought to find the best Irish whiskeys in each category. Here are the list of winners.

Blended Irish Whiskeys

12 Years and Under
Category Winner:

Pearse Lyons Whiskey 7 Year Old Distillers Choice.

Gold Medal Winners:
Sláinte Irish Whiskey
Tullamore D.E.W. 12 Year Old Special Reserve

Silver Medal Winners: 
Hinch ‘Time Collection’ 5 Year Old Double Wood

Bronze Medal Winners: 
Pearse Lyons Whiskey 5 Year Old Original 

No Age Statement
Category Winner:
Clonakilty Irish Whiskey Single Batch Double Oak

Gold Medal Winners:
J.J. Corry Irish Whiskey The Gael Batch 2

Silver Medal Winners: 
Ha’penny Whiskey Four Cask
J.J. Corry Irish Whiskey The Banner County Blend

Bronze Medal Winners: 
Dunville’s Irish Whiskey Three Crowns Irish Whiskey
Jameson Caskmates IPA Edition
Writers’ Tears Double Oaked

Blended Irish Whiskeys Limited Release

No Age Statement
Category Winner: 

Dundalgan Special Reserve Charred Cask

Gold Medal Winners:
Teeling Whiskey Stout Cask
The Whistler Irish Whiskey Calvados Cask

Grain Irish Whiskey 

No Age Statement
Silver Medal Winners:
Teeling Single Grain

Bronze Medal Winners:
Clonakilty Irish Whiskey Single Grain Bordeaux Cask Finish

New Make Irish Whiskey

Category Winner:
Clonakilty Irish Whiskey Pot Still New Make

Pot Still Irish Whiskey

12 Years & Under
Category Winner:
Redbreast 12 Year Old

Gold Medal Winners:
Glendalough Pot Still Irish Whiskey

21 Years & Over
Category Winner:
Redbreast 21 Year Old

Irish Rye Whiskey

No Age Statement
Category Winner:
Kilbeggan Small Batch Rye Irish Whiskey

Single Cask Single Malt Irish Whiskey

12 Years & Under
Category Winner:
Dunville’s Irish Whiskey PX 12 Years Old Cask Strength Irish Whiskey


13 to 20 Years Old
Category Winner:
Teeling Whiskey Calvados Single Cask

Gold Medal Winners:
Dunville’s Irish Whiskey VR 18 Years Old Port Mourant Rum Finish Irish Whiskey

Single Malt Irish Whiskey

12 Years & Under
Category Winner:
The Whistler Irish Whiskey The Blue Note – 7 Years Old

Gold Medal Winners:
Dunville’s Irish Whiskey PX 12 Years Old Single Malt Irish Whiskey

Silver Medal Winners:
The Quiet Man 8 Years Old

Bronze Medal Winners:
The Dingle Distillery Single Malt Whiskey Batch No. 4

13 to 20 Years Old

Category Winner:
Dunville’s Irish Whiskey 18 Years Old Palo Cortado Sherry Cask Finish Irish Whiskey

Gold Medal Winners:
Fercullen Single Malt

Silver Medal Winners:
Tullamore D.E.W. 18 Years Old Single Malt

Bronze Medal Winners:
Teeling Whiskey Renaissance Series 1


21 Years & Over
Category Winner:
Teeling Whiskey 30 Years Old Vintage Reserve

No Age Statement
Category Winner:
J.J. Corry Irish Whiskey The Vatting No.1

Gold Medal Winners:
J.J. Corry Irish Whiskey The Vatting No.2

Silver Medal Winners:
The Irishman Single Malt

Bronze Medal Winners:
Teeling Whiskey Brabazon Series 2

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Matt Healy

Matt Healy, Chief Editor of Potstilled.com Read more in the about section.

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