A fantastic number of Scottish Gin brands were highly placed in the first round of The World Gin Awards: the global awards selecting the very best in all internationally-recognised styles of gin.
Round 1 saw the winners from each country selected for the various categories, with the overall category winners “All World’s Best” will be announced on 21 February 2019 along with the award for World’s Best Gin.
Below are the Scottish Gins who were named in each of the categories under the United Kingdom. Huge congratulations to all these brands, and especially to Tanqueray No 10, Makar Cherry Gin and Firkin Oak Aged and Orkney Gin Johnsmas, who were awarded Best in the country in their categories!
Classic Gin Category:
Best: Tanqueray No 10
Silver: Arcturus Torridon Gin
Bronze: GlenWyvis GoodWill Gin
Compound Gin Category:
Best: Orkney Gin Johnsmas
Gold: Thompson Bros Distillers Organic Highland Gin
Gold: Firkin Gin Rosie Silver
Bronze: Darnley’s Gin Very Berry Bronze Physic Gin
Flavoured Gin Category
Best: Makar Cherry Gin
Silver; Orkney Gin Company, Rhubarb Old Tom
London Dry Gin Category
Gold: King’s Hill Small Batch Scottish Gin
Silver: Caorunn Highland Strength
Silver: Oro Scottish Dry Gin
Bronze: Raven Gin Thought & Memory
Bronze: Hills & Harbour Gin
Bronze: Gordon’s London Dry Gin
Matured Gin Category
Best: Firkin Gin Oak Aged
Bronze: Makar Oak Aged Gin
Navy Gin Category
Gold: Orkney Distilling Limited Arkh-Angell Storm-Strength Edition
The Best in each category as well as the World’s Best Gin will be announced on 21 February 2019 at the Gin Magazine Awards Dinner in London.
Best of luck to all the wonderful Scottish Gins who have made it this far.