The Scottish whisky industry, renowned for its exceptional spirits worldwide, gathered together once again for the annual Scottish Whisky Awards, organised by KD Media. This year it was Glasgow’s turn to host this wonderful event. The glamourous Hilton hotel’s walls witnessed a celebration of the finest whiskies, distilleries, and whisky makers who contribute to the ongoing legacy of Scotland's national drink. With the attendance of passionate experts, and whisky enthusiasts, the Scottish Whisky Awards 2023 showcased the quality and craftsmanship that define the world of Scottish whisky.
The event served as a platform for distilleries, blenders, and individuals to display their remarkable spirits and demonstrate the innovation and dedication that sets Scottish whisky apart on the global stage. It offers newer, younger producers the opportunity to present their whiskies and network with a huge variety of experienced industry colleagues. We’re delighted and proud to say that three different whiskies from Brave New Spirits received awards this year.
Yellow Edition Whisky, North British Distillery, Single Grain Scotch Whisky, 13 years old, matured in 1st fill Pedro Ximenez Sherry Hogshead. GOLD AWARD in Single Grain Whisky category, sponsored by In Drinks.
Royal Cabinet, Blended Scotch Whisky, 19 years old, matured in various oak casks. SILVER AWARD in Blended Scotch Whisky category, sponsored by Close Brothers.
Ecosse G., Single Grain Scotch Whisky, 12 years old, matured in high-quality barriques from France. BRONZE AWARD in Single Grain Whisky category, sponsored by In Drinks.
This is an amazing achievement for our young company and our bottlings. Our sincere thanks to all the judges and a massive congratulations to the winners. This event provides an amazing platform for networking, sharing knowledge, and strengthening the bonds within the vibrant whisky community that we are proud to be part of.
Introducing our new addition to the Brave New Spirits Family: Da Gama Single-Barrel Rum
The world of rum has always been associated with adventure and mystery, so it’s no wonder that it caught our ‘brave’ team’s attention! We ventured forth to explore the world of this hugely versatile spirit, and explore the vast range of flavours that rum has to offer.
Cask Noir: Launch of Batch #2
We are thrilled to announce the launch of our 2nd batch of Cask Noir single cask releases. Cask Noir are exquisitely curated single cask whiskies from Scotland’s finest distilleries. Cask Noir whiskies start their life in some of Scotland’s finest studios (aka 'distilleries') and each release takes inspiration from classic movies and novels from a bygone era.
Whisky of Voodoo: Launch of Batch #2
To the beat of the drums and the singing of the shamans, commence the Voodoo ceremony. With Batch 2 of its magnificent Whisky of Voodoo, it has come to charm, intrigue, and provoke you! With each drop, from casks and distilleries handpicked by a select few, the Whisky of Voodoo conjures magic and mystery.