Canada’s most interesting whisky is distilled by one of many nation’s smallest distilleries

VICTORIA, BC, Jan. 23, 2023 /PRNewswire/ – Outcomes of the 2023 Canadian Whisky Awards had been introduced on the Victoria Whisky Pageant in Victoria, B.C. For the primary time within the thirteen-year historical past of the awards, a regional, artisan producer has taken the highest spot.

Co-Hosts Davin de Kergommeaux & Heather Leary with the Proximo Spirits Canada team, who received three awards and four medals during the ceremony. (CNW Group/Canadian Whisky Awards)

Co-Hosts Davin de Kergommeaux & Heather Leary with the Proximo Spirits Canada workforce, who acquired three awards and 4 medals in the course of the ceremony. (CNW Group/Canadian Whisky Awards)

Following a blind tasting by a panel of 9 whisky consultants, Palm Bushes & A Tropical Breeze, distilled by North Vancouver’s Sons of Vancouver Distillery was named Canadian Whisky of the 12 months, Artisan Producers.

A candy, fruity whisky, described as spicy, flaming marshmallows, Palm Bushes & A Tropical Breeze additionally took residence total Canadian Whisky of 12 months, and All-Rye Whisky of the 12 months.

Pendleton Administrators Reserve, a lush, succulent, chest-warming magnificence, was awarded Canadian Whisky of the 12 months, Massive Producers. Pendleton, which focuses on mixing whiskies which can be distilled in Canada, additionally walked away with Blended Whisky of the 12 months and Extremely-Premium Whisky of the 12 months, Multi-Market.

“The trade has come a great distance in the previous couple of years, and it is mirrored in each the calibre of submissions and the vary of expressions,” says Davin de Kergommeaux, chair of the judging panel and creator of Canadian Whisky: The New Moveable Knowledgeable. “Along with their robust core vary of whiskies, distilleries are producing small batches and restricted releases, providing a tremendous number of regional profiles. The world has observed and so has Canadian whisky’s world fan base.”

Different main winners embrace Crown Royal, Reifel Rye, Two Brewers, Lot No. 40, DEVINE Distillery, and Final Straw Distillery, making a close to even cut up of awards earned by Canada’s largest and artisan distillers.

An inventory of all medals and awards is accessible at:

The Canadian Whisky Awards, held yearly since 2010, acknowledge the perfect Canadian whiskies and encourage distillers to keep up the very best high quality requirements. To qualify, the whisky have to be distilled and matured in Canada. The whiskies are evaluated and scored in blind tasting by an unbiased panel of whisky exports. The Canadian Whisky Awards are absolutely unbiased of the Canadian whisky trade.



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