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Glen Breton Wins Prestigious Awards

May 26, 2011

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Lauchie MacLean, President of Glenora Distillers, producer of Canada’s Most Famous Single Malt Whisky, is pleased to announce that the whiskies of Glenora have been accorded highest awards in a series of recent international competitions:

Glen Breton Rare Aged 10 years won Gold Medal, 95 points, “Exceptional” at The 2011 International Review of Spirits, held in Chicago.

Battle of the Glen, our Special Edition Glen Breton 15-Year Old, commemorating the final victory of Glenora in a nine-year contest to register Glen Breton as our flagship trade mark, won Gold Medal, 93 Points, “Exceptional” at the competition.

In 2011 World Whiskies Awards competition, sponsored by the authoritative spirit journal, Whisky Magazine, awarded Battle of the Glen, “Best Rest of the World Single Malt 13 years and Over.”

In 2006, Glen Breton Rare was rated as one of the world’s “Top 50 Spirits” by Wine Enthusiast Magazine. Glen Breton Ice, the world’s first Single Malt Whisky aged in Ice Wine Barrels” won Silver Medal at San Francisco World Spirits Competition.

“This is a proud day for all of us at Glenora Distillers, said Bob Scott, Executive Vice President. We are truly delighted that the unique character of the single malts from our beloved Highlands in Cape Breton have been so honoured in the world’s most prestigious competitive whisky evaluations. The recognition and following we have gained with whisky lovers globally has been hard won, and we believe, justly earned.”

Glen Breton Battle of the Glen is reviewed here.


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