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Published on January 25th, 2017 | by OBN Staff

Ontario distillers among 2017 Canadian Whisky Awards winners

Victoria, BC – Winners for the 2017 Canadian Whisky Awards were announced this past weekend at a gala in Victoria, which crowned Masterson’s 10 Year Old Rye Batch PSA3 as Whisky of the Year.

Founded in 2010, the Canadian Whisky Awards recognize the finest Canadian whiskies and encourage distillers to maintain the highest standards for making whisky. To qualify, the whisky must be distilled and matured in Canada for a minimum of three years. An independent panel of whisky writers, bloggers, and journalists selects the winners after tasting each whisky blind.

Ontario spirits makers were among the winners:

Connoisseur Whisky of the Year Best New Whisky, Stalk & Barrel Rye Cask Strength

Value Whisky of the Year, Domestic – Twelve Barrels

Gold Level

Stalk & Barrel Rye; Still Waters Distillery

Bronze Level

Stalk & Barrel Single Malt; Still Waters Distillery

Stalk & Barrel Blue Blend; Still Waters Distillery

Stalk & Barrel Red Blend; Still Waters Distillery

Twelve Barrels Canadian Whisky; Twelve Barrels

Wayne Gretzky #99 Red Cask; Wayne Gretzky Estates Winery & Distillery


The full list of winners is available here.

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