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Canadian craft distillery wins at World Whiskies Awards

A Vancouver Island-based distillery claimed several top World Whiskies Awards

March 27, 2020   by CM Staff

PHOTO: Macaloney Brewers & Distillers Ltd

SAANICH, B.C. — Macaloney’s Caledonian Distillery‘s peated single malt whisky new-make has been named Worlds Best Whisky New Make at the 2020 World Whiskies Awards (WWA).

The Vancouver Island-based distillery claimed several top WWA’s including:

  • World’s Best New-Make, gold medal for its Peated Single Malt Whisky New-Make.
  • Canadian Best Single Cask Single Malt Whisky, gold medal for its Invermallie Moscatel.
  • Gold medal for its Invermallie STR Red Wine Barrique Single Cask Single Malt Whisky.
  • Bronze medal for its Glenloy Classic Single Malt Whisky.

Macaloney’s says its Scottish-influenced distillery & brewery uses traditional distillation techniques, copper potstills, and Canadian barley to make single malts.

“It’s a truly amazing accomplishment for our young distillery,” said President and Whiskymaker Graeme Macaloney in a prepared statement. “These awards are a testament to our world-class expertise.”

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