A panel of 10 independent whisky experts has named Lot No. 40 the Canadian Whisky of the Year at the sixth annual Canadian Whisky Awards. The whisky is distilled in Windsor, Ontario. Davin de Kergommeaux, Chairman of the Judges, said Lot No. 40 is, “a rye whisky sensation. Interest in rye is surging globally and here is proof that Canada makes the best all-rye whiskies in the world.”
Other top whisky winners included Canadian Club 100% Rye, Gooderham & Worts, Crown Royal Northern Harvest Rye, Crown Royal Hand Selected Barrel and Masterson’s 10-Year-Old Rye. Dr. Don Livermore of Corby Distillers (center) accepts the award from Kergommeaux (left) and whiskey author Dave Broom (right).