To celebrate winning two Gold Medals at this year’s International Spirits Challenge, Whyte & Mackay Triple Matured Whisky has released a run of 200,000 commemorative neck tags.

Foursquare 2005 has become the first rum brand in history to win the Supreme Champion award at the International Spirits Challenge.

The International Spirits Challenge’s Supreme Champion Spirit for 2017 is Suntory’s Hibiki 21 Year Old.

In the latest of our World's 50 Best Bars spin-off features, we delve into the world's best tequila bars. 

Liqueurs

28 September, 2012

ISC judge and distiller Patrick van Zuidam looks at how liqueurs will be flavouring the next decade

The whisky element of the International Spirits Challenge is to be held in Scotland and will feature a chance to meet the judges.

ISC trophies announced

10 October, 2011

The winners of the International Spirits Challenge trophies have been announced.

on 14 May, 2011

I made my own gin! While it was bubbling away in a tiny Florence Flask (bulb-bottomed glass flask), I was getting excited about a potential second career as a master distiller. I was imagining travelling the world, clinking glasses with bartenders as we enjoy my wonderful creation, then popping to warm Mediterranean countries to source botanicals…

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Why craft brands are gaining traction

I’ve always maintained that the cards are stacked against craft spirits brands wanting to build a meaningful travel retail presence.

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