Jameson Black Barrel Sweeps The Board in Global Awards

July 13, 2021

Having celebrated a Gold Outstanding and 98 points from the International Wine and Spirits Competition 2021 (IWSC), and an impressive Double Gold medal from the International Spirits Challenge (ISC) in recent weeks, Jameson Black Barrel last week took home the overall trophy for the best Irish whiskey at the ISC’s prestigious annual ceremony.

Testament to the quality and craftsmanship of the beloved Irish whiskey, this honor is the result of a rigorous blind tasting assessment from an experienced panel of judges to discover outstanding quality in the spirits industry. Matured in reawakened bourbon barrels, Jameson Black Barrel has a unique richness, with intense vanilla sweetness, pot still spiciness and nutty notes.

Irish Distillers also won the highest recognition for Irish whiskey at the ISC, after being crowned Irish Whiskey Producer of the Year at the esteemed awards ceremony. The result follows a stellar year at the competition for Midleton Distillery which saw its expressions receive an outstanding 28 medals, including three Double Golds.