Luckily some things are still going according to plan, despite COVID-19 mess. This year’s World Whiskies Awards results are now in.Japan has reclaimed the World’s Best Single Malt title! Here are this year’s winners from Japan:
- World’s Best Blended Limited Release: Ichiro’s Malt & Grain – Japanese Blended Whisky Limited Edition 2020 (for the third year now)
- World’s Best Single Malt: Hakushu 25
- World’s Best Grain Whisky: Fuji Single Grain 30 Years Old Small Batch (while the branding has changed, Kirin has defended this title)
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