International Spirits Challenge 2015 : 32 medals for Japanese whisky !

Results of the International Spirits Challenge 2015 were announced a few days ago ! And Japanese whiskies were once again widely rewarded.

Created 20 years ago, the ISC is an international competition which involved a large majority of spirits producers from all around the world. For 7 consecutive days, a panel of 50 spirits industry professionals blind tasted all samples in competition to assign a score and in the end a medal.

This year Japanese whiskies represented by Suntory, Nikka and Kirin have won a total of 32 medals including 14 gold.

Suntory totals a little over half of the awards with 17 medals including 4 gold and 13 silver, but the best awarded is Nikka with 8 gold and 5 silver. Kirin with their whiskies produced in Fuji Gotemba disitillery located at the foot of the famous Mount Fuji, won 2 gold medals well deserved.

Gold medals

Nikka Whisky

Suntory Whisky

Kirin Whisky


MedalArgentSilver medals

Suntory Whisky

Nikka Whisky

The full results of the International Spirits Challenge 2015 are available on

Published by Nicolas

The Thursday 28 May 2015 at 15h05

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