Kilbeggan® 18YO is World’s Best Blended Irish Whiskey

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Kilbeggan® 18YO is World’s Best Blended Irish Whiskey

Kilbeggan® 18YO is World’s Best Blended Irish Whiskey
April 02
09:10 2013

Kilbeggan® 18YO Irish whiskey has been named Best Irish Blended Whiskey in the world for the second year running at the 2013 World Whisky Awards (WWA). The Kilbeggan Distilling Company, which is part of Beam, collected four awards at the prestigious industry awards event.

The Kilbeggan® 18 Years Old was selected as the Best Irish Blended Whiskey and Best Irish Blended Whiskey 13 to 20 Years by a panel of international judges comprised of drinks media, master blenders, distillers and industry representatives. Kilbeggan Irish whiskey is distilled and aged at the 256 year old Kilbeggan Distillery in County Westmeath, Ireland, the country’s oldest operating distillery.

Kilbeggan Irish whiskey is now one of the most celebrated whiskeys in the world having won the Worldwide Whiskey of Year award in 2009, as well as numerous gold medals at the International Wine and Spirits Competition (IWSC). A new look for the Kilbeggan® brand was recently unveiled in the US.

Other successes for Kilbeggan Distilling Company whiskeys include Connemara® Turf Mor named Best No Age Statement Irish Single Malt and Tyrconnell® Single Malt Sherry Finish named Best Irish Single Malt 12 Years and Under.

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