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
Stalk & Barrel Rye; Still Waters Distillery
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.