Glasgow distillery Makar have scooped an impressive 6 medals at an international spirits awards.
The annual International World Spirits Challenge (IWSC) hosted the 10th Annual Spirits Tasting in London last week, and presented The Glasgow Distillery with an outstanding silver for Makar Old Tom which scored an amazing 89.9% result.
They impressed the judges in the industry competition that saw them up against 400 of the finest gins from all over the world.
Judges found the distillery’s newest expression to be ‘an interesting interpretation of the category’ with an ‘assorted abundance of aromas ranging from orchard fruit to explosive herbal notes to focussed juniper and beyond’. The cocktail gin also picked up a bronze quality award for design and packaging. While each Makar expression picked up an additional silver award. Makar London Dry was highlighted as amongst the best in the world to enjoy with tonic, garnering a silver award based on type, age and strength.
This haul adds to Makar’s already burgeoning trophy cabinet – a great result for the Glasgow distiller who loves to expirement!