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The Scottish gin industry gathered in good spirits on Thursday 14th September 2017 to celebrate the winners in the inaugural Scottish Gin Awards.

 

Over 500 guests enjoyed an entertaining evening with 26 awards given out, including Gin of the Year to Verdant Spirits Co. and Scottish Gin Distillery of the Year to Arbikie Distilling.

Scottish Gin Distillery of the Year

Scottish Gin Distillery of the Year

 

 

 

 

WINNER:

Arbikie Distilling

 

FINALISTS:

Caorunn Balmenach Distillery

Dunnet Bay Distillers

Eden Mill

Edinburgh Gin

Glasgow Distillery

Isle of Harris Distillery

Summerhall Distillery

 

Gin of the Year

Gin of the Year

 

 

 

 

 

 

WINNER:

Verdant Dry Gin
Verdant Spirits Co.

London Dry Gin of the Year

London Dry Gin of the Year

 

 

 

 

GOLD MEDAL
Verdant Dry Gin

SILVER MEDAL
Caorunn Small Batch Scottish Gin

BRONZE MEDAL
Edinburgh Gin – Seaside Gin

 

FINALISTS:

Eden Mill – Original Gin

Edinburgh Gin – Christmas Gin

Edinburgh Gin – Original Gin

Ginerosity

Isle of Harris Gin

LoneWolf Gin

Makar Glasgow Gin

McQueen Super Premium Dry Gin

NB Gin

Pickering’s Gin

Rock Rose Gin

Shetland Reel Ocean Sent Gin

Stirling Gin

Wild Island Botanic Gin

 

Distilled Gin of the Year

Distilled Gin of the Year

 

 

 

 

 

GOLD MEDAL
El:Gin

SILVER MEDAL
Edinburgh Gin – Valentine’s Gin

BRONZE MEDAL
Kirkjuvagr Gin

 

FINALISTS:

Arbikie Kirsty’s Gin

Eden Mill – Love Gin

Gin Bothy Original

Heather Rose Gin

Hills & Harbour Gin

Persie Zesty Citrus Gin

The Teasmith Gin

 

Navy Strength Gin of the Year

Navy Strength Gin of the Year

 

 

 

 

GOLD MEDAL
NB Gin Navy Strength

SILVER MEDAL
Edinburgh Gin – Cannonball Gin

BRONZE MEDAL
Navy Strength Rock Rose Gin

 

FINALISTS:

Avva Navy Strength Gin

Oaked Highland Distillery Strength

Pickering’s Navy Strength Gin

Shetland Reel Up Helly Aa Gin: 2017 Edition

Cask Gin of the Year

Cask Gin of the Year

 

 

 

 

 

GOLD MEDAL
Makar Cask Aged Gin – Matured In Oak

SILVER MEDAL
Firkin Gin

BRONZE MEDAL
Arbikie Cask Aged Kirsty’s Gin

 

FINALISTS:

Eden Mill – Oak Gin

Makar Cask Aged Gin – Matured In Mulberry Wood

Pickering’s Islay Cask Gin

Speciality Gin of the Year

Speciality Gin of the Year

 

 

 

 

GOLD MEDAL
Makar Old Tom

SILVER MEDAL
Persie Sweet & Nutty Old Tom Gin

BRONZE MEDAL
Eden Mill – Hop Gin

 

FINALISTS:

Gin Bothy – Gunshot Infused Gin

Johnsmas

McQueen Spiced Chocolate Orange Gin

Rock Rose Spring Edition

Gin Liqueur of the Year

Gin Liqueur of the Year

 

 

 

 

 

GOLD MEDAL
Edinburgh Gin – Rhubarb & Ginger Liqueur

SILVER MEDAL
Edinburgh Gin – Plum & Vanilla Liqueur

BRONZE MEDAL
Gin Bothy – Amaretto

 

FINALISTS:

Eden Mill – Strawberry & Black Pepper Liqueur

Edinburgh Gin – Elderflower Liqueur

Edinburgh Gin – Raspberry Liqueur

Gin Bothy – Raspberry Liqueur

Gin Bothy – Chilli Liqueur

Gordon Castle – Raspberry Gin

Growth Business of the Year

Growth Business of the Year

 

 

 

 

WINNER:
Eden Mill

 

HIGHLY COMMENDED:
Dunnet Bay Distillers

 

FINALISTS:

Shetland Distillery Company

Stirling Gin

Excellence in Marketing

Excellence in Marketing

 

 

 

 

 

WINNER:
Summerhall Distillery

 

FINALISTS:

Eden Mill

Isle of Skye Distillers

Orkney Distilling Ltd.

The Teasmith Spirit Company

Excellence in Branding

Excellence in Branding

 

 

 

 

WINNER:
Isle of Harris Distillery

 

FINALISTS:

Eden Mill

House of Elrick

LoneWolf

Lussa Drinks Company

Spirits for Good, Ginerosity

The Teasmith Spirit Company

Colonsay Beverages, Wild Island Gin

Innovation of the Year

Innovation of the Year

 

 

 

 

WINNER:
Summerhall Distillery – Pickering’s Gin Baubles

 

FINALISTS:

Crafty Distillery

Esker Spirits

Gin Bothy

Spirits for Good

 

Scottish Gin Bar of the Year

Scottish Gin Bar of the Year

 

 

 

 

WINNER:
56 North

HIGHLY COMMENDED:
One Square

 

FINALISTS:

Gin 71

Heads & Tales

Scottish Gin Event of the Year

Scottish Gin Event of the Year

 

 

 

 

WINNER:
Juniper Gin Festivals

 

FINALISTS:

Stirling Gin Festival

Scottish Gin Destination of the Year

Scottish Gin Destination of the Year

WINNER:
Caorunn Balmenach Distillery, Grantown on Spey

 

FINALISTS:

Dunnet Bay Distillers, John O Groats (Rock Rose)

Eden Mill, Guardbridge, Fife

Edinburgh Gin, Edinburgh

Shetland Distillery Company, Unst, Shetland (Shetland Reel)