Whisky Focus - Gold Rush For SMWS At The San Francisco World Spirits Competition

Gold Rush For SMWS At The San Francisco World Spirits Comp

7th May 2021
All whiskies entered by The SMWS in the San Francisco World Spirits Competition 2021 took either Double Gold or Gold at prestigious awards.

Whisky tasting at The SMWS Vaults venue in Edinburgh.

The Scotch Malt Whisky Society (SMWS) have picked up another gold haul of awards at the annual San Francisco World Spirits Competition including taking home a ‘Best in show’ award along with a host of ‘Double Gold’ and ‘Gold’ awards.

The SMWS scooped the coveted top award for their bottle SMWS 46.104 (Glenlossie)Turn Me Inside Out as well as a range of other ‘Double Gold’ medals for SMWS G7.18 (Girvan single grain) A Colourful Oldie and SMWS 112.75 (Loch Lomond Inchmurrin)Queen of Tarts.

There was also ‘Gold’ accreditation at the 2021 awards for casks SMWS 112.74 (Loch Lomond Inchmurrin) A Preternatural Good-Striker and SMWS 35.264 (Glen Moray)Midnight Marmalade, overall recognising the consistently outstanding quality of their whiskies across the board.

Founded in 2000, the influential San Francisco World Spirits Competition (SFWSC) is the oldest of its kind in the U.S. and has become one of the world’s most respected spirits competitions. A SFWSC medal is a universally recognised indicator of exceptional quality and craftsmanship.

A seasoned panel of experts review over 1,000 whisky entries before world-class judges score and award only the highest calibre liquids with a globally prestigious SFWSC medal.

The Scotch Malt Whisky Society, specialises in single cask whisky and takes a unique approach to their bottlings by celebrating the flavours across whisky through 12 flavour profiles.

Membership to The Scotch Malt Whisky Society includes access to buy from their unique whisky range, as well as entry to exclusive Members’ Rooms, partner bar discounts, colourful tasting events, whisky education and content including a monthly members magazine Unfiltered, all for only £65: www.smws.com/whisky-club-membership

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