Irish Distillers was the big winner in the 'Irish Whiskey' category at the recent International Spirits Challenge (ISC) - one of the most influential competitions in the spirits world - where it took home seven gold medals.
The Irish spirits giant finished well clear of the competition in terms of gold medals, with William Grant & Sons scooping two and Walsh Whiskey Distillery and ATOM brands both winning one.
Irish Distillers' Jameson brand scooped four of the gold medals, while its Redbreast, Yellow Spot and Midleton Barry Crockett were also sturck gold at the event.
The company also secured 13 silver and one bronze medal at the ISC.
The full list of Irish Distiller’s ISC gold medal-winning whiskies is as follows:
- Jameson 18 Year Old
- Jameson Bold
- Jameson Caskmates
- Jameson Round
- Redbreast 21 Year Old
- Yellow Spot 12 Year Old
- Midleton Barry Crockett
In April, Irish Distillers won two accolades at the World Whiskies Awards 2017, with its Redbreast 21 Years Old named 'World’s Best Single Pot Still Whiskey', while Jameson Black Barrel was awarded 'Best Irish Blended Whiskey'.
(* pictured is Jean–Christophe Coutures, CEO and Chairman at Irish Distillers)