We were delighted to hear the news from the Scottish Whisky Awards this morning, that 9 of our whiskies have been shortlisted for their awards this year.
Every year, the Scottish whisky industry comes together to celebrate the achievements of its distilleries and brands, recognizing excellence in quality, innovation, and sustainability. Scottish Whisky Awards is the only drinks competition in the world dedicated solely to the Scotch Whisky business. These awards are the most prestigious accolades in the industry, known for their rigorous judging process and impartial selection of winners.
The full list of our whiskies that made it to the finalist list is as follows:
Single Grain category:
Yellow Edition, North British 13yo, Single Grain (PX Cask )
'Ecosse G 12yo'
Blended Scotch category:
'Royal Cabinet 19yo'
'Lighthouse Blended Scotch Whisky'
Blended Malt category:
Cask Noir 'Mysteries of The Wee Toon' 6yo, Campbeltown
Single Cask 12 and Under category:
Yellow Edition 'Ruadh Maor 11yo'
Single Malt 12 and Under category:
Whisky of Voodoo 'The High Priest'
'Celtic Revival 12yo'
Single Malt No Age Statement (unpeated) category:
'The Highland Shepherd'
In addition, Brave New Spirits Ltd. are also finalists in the “Independent Bottler Of The Year” category.
So many incredible whiskies and producers on the shortlists this year, so it’s an honour to be included. Thanks to all the Judges and organisers, and good luck to all the finalists.
The winners will be announced at the event which takes place on St. Andrews Day, Thursday 30th November 2023 at the DoubleTree Hilton in Glasgow Central. For the awards shortlist and further event details, please check here.
The Badger Clan goes to Southport
Southport Whisky Club is a group of friends and whisky enthusiasts founded in 2016 and has now grown to over 300 members. They travel far and wide, in Scotland mainly to seek out whiskies that they love. The club hosts an annual whisky festival in Southport, a seaside town in Merseyside, England.
Introducing our Yellow Edition
Brave New Spirits proudly presents our Yellow Edition range. This is an exclusive selection of whiskies specially chosen to reflect the whisky regions of Scotland alongside distillery character. With The Yellow Editions, we aim to present whiskies to delight connoisseurs the world over, whiskies which have a focus on provenance, individuality, quality, and of course flavour.
Whisky of Voodoo is our range of special, small-batch single malt and single grain whiskies, released twice a year. Designed to entice & enchant, these carefully selected whiskies are matured and finished using funky finishes in the casks often sourced from exotic, far-flung locations.