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2012 Drammie Award Winners

The Best (and a bit of the worst) of the Whisk(e)y World

The 2012 Drammie Award Winners Are:

Best Whiskey Packaging Design:

Mackinlay's "Shackleton" Rare Old Highland Whisky

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Best Whiskey Marketing Campaign:

Johnnie Walker "The Man Who Walked Around The World"

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Worst Whiskey Marketing Campaign:

Wild Turkey's "Give 'em the bird"

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Best Whiskey Distillery Tour:

Laphroaig Distillery

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Whiskey Innovator of the Year/ Innovative New Whiskey:

Death's Door White Whiskey

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Best Whiskey Information Source:

Whisky Magazine

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Best Whiskey Bar:

Bon Accord (Glasgow, Scotland)

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 Best New Whiskey Related Product:

Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible Pro 2012 app

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Whiskey Blender of the Year:

John Glaser - Compass Box Whisky

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Independent Whiskey Bottler of the Year:

Adelphi Distillery (honorable mention: Single Cask Nation*)

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Whiskey Distillery of the Year:


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Most Underrated Whiskey:

Balvenie Doublewood

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Best Whiskey Value / Bang for the Buck:

Glenmorangie 10 Year Old

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Best New Whiskey of 2012:

Bruichladdich - The Laddie 10 Year Old

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Best Whiskey of 2012:

Ardbeg Alligator:

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