World Whiskies Awards Announces 2017 Winners

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Everyone loves a good whiskey—so much so that entire lives have been dedicated to perfecting a single barrel or batch. And those perfect batches deserve recognition beyond just the hearty “cheers” taken before a sip or shot—they deserve something more…They deserve…awards!

The World Whiskies Awards, presented by TheDrinksReport, recently unveiled their 2017 winners in a variety of whisk(e)y categories. Notable among the selections are Craigellachie 31 Years Old taking home World’s Best Single Malt, John. J Bowman Single Barrel Bourbon taking home World’s Best Bourbon, and Hibiki 21 Years Old taking home World’s Best Blended.

Check out the full list of big winners below. You’re sure to find something that will fit nicely in your at-home bar or liquor cabinet.

World’s Best Grain – Fuji-Gotemba Single Grain 25 Years Old Small Batch

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World’s Best Bourbon – John J. Bowman Single Barrel Bourbon

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World’s Best Canadian Blended – Gooderham & Worts

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World’s Best Flavoured – J.P. Wiser’s Hopped Whisky

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World’s Best Corn – Ironroot Republic Hubris Corn Whiskey

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Best Irish Single Pot Still – Redbreast 21 Years Old

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World’s Best Rye – A.D. Laws Secale Straight Rye Bottled in Bond

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World’s Best Wheat – Bainbridge Battle Point

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World’s Best Blended Limited Release – J.P. Wiser’s Dissertation

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World’s Best Blended Malt – Johnnie Walker Green Label

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World’s Best Blended – Hibiki 21 Years Old

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World’s Best Single Cask Single Malt – Venture Chichibu Whisky Matsuri

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World’s Best Single Malt – Craigellachie 31 Years Old

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