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Laphroaig and Bowmore secure top accolades

date published

04.07.2019

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Edrington-Beam Suntory

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Single malt scotch brands Bowmore and Laphroaig have been recognised at both the prestigious International Spirits Challenge (ISC) and the San Francisco World Spirits competition, focused on exceptional liquid quality.

Both brands received a collective total of 22 awards across the two competitions. Bowmore 15 and 18 year old won Gold at the ISC, with 18 year old winning Double Gold at the San Francisco awards alongside Laphroaig PX Cask.

Laphroaig Select, 10 year old and Quarter Cask also secured Gold at the San Francisco awards to round off an impressive medal haul.

Mike MacKenzie, brand manager at Edrington-Beam Suntory, said: “These are the most significant spirits competitions in the world, so to win so many awards is an honour and a real testament to the outstanding work of everyone at both distilleries."

The full recap of the awards is as follows:

International Spirits Challenge 2019:

Gold:

  • Bowmore 15 year old
  • Bowmore 18 year old

Silver:

  • Bowmore 12 year old
  • Bowmore 10 year old (Global Travel Retail)
  • Bowmore 15 year old (Global Travel Retail)
  • Bowmore 18 year old (Global Travel Retail)
  • Laphroaig Select
  • Laphroaig 10 year old
  • Laphroaig Lore
  • Laphroaig PX (Global Travel Retail)


San Francisco Spirits awards 2019:
  

Double Gold

  • Laphroaig PX Cask
  • Bowmore 18 year old

Gold

  • Laphroaig 10 year old
  • Laphroaig Select
  • Laphroaig Quarter Cask
  • Bowmore 12 year old
  • Bowmore 25 year old
  • Bowmore 15 year old (Global Travel Retail)
  • Bowmore 18 year old (Global Travel Retail)

Silver

  • Laphroaig Lore
  • Bowmore 15 year old
  • Bowmore 10 year old