Jim and Nicola sat down last night with a couple of choice drams and made a start on our Whisky Awards for 2011, below you can see we have listed our nominations for Whiskies for 2011.
We have both agreed that it is not at easy as you may think, some of the one’s we have not included are indeed fabulous Whiskies.
Scotch Single Malt of 2011 – Nominations ( in no particular order ) are:-
Dalmore 15 Year Old
Isle of Arran 14 Year Old
Isle of Jura – Superstition
Aberlour – A’Bunadh
Highland Park 18 Year Old
Bruichladdich – The Laddie Ten
Scotch Blended Whisky of 2011 – Nominations ( in no particular order ) are:-
Whyte and Mackay – The Thirteen
Ballantine’s 17 Year Old
Non-Scotch Single Malt Whisky of 2011 – Nominations ( in no particular order ) are:-
Redbreast 12 Year Old Cask Strength
Yamazaki 10 Year Old
Locke’s 8 Year Old
Connemara 12 Year Old Peated Single Malt
Tyrconnell 10 Year Old – Sherry Finish
Non-Scotch Blended Whisky of 2011 – Nominations ( in no particular order ) are:-
Hibiki 12 Year Old
Kilbeggan – Distillers Reserve
Bushmills– Black Bush
Powers Gold Label
Look soon for our full list of our Gold, Silver and Bronze Cork winners and maybe you will agree with our choices, if not you can drop us a line.