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Lakes Distillery Whiskies named ‘England’s Best’ in 2019 World Whiskies Awards

The One - The Lakes Distillery British Blended Whisky

The Lakes Distillery has received two best in category awards in the World Whiskies Awards 2019.

Steel Bonnets has been named Best English Blended Malt No Age Statement Whisky, while The ONE Limited Edition Sherry Expression has been named Best Blended Limited Release No Age Statement Whisky.

The World Drinks Awards are the global awards selecting the very best in all internationally recognised styles of drinks. The taste categories are based upon the commonly held whisky groupings which define the style and process of whisky production. Judges making up the World Whisky Awards panel include international leading journalists, specialist drinks retailers and industry experts.

As country winners The Lakes Distillery can now be hopeful to be named the best in category or even the World's Best Whisky. These results will be announced on Thursday 28th March 2019 at the Whisky Magazine Awards Dinner in London.

Housed in historical buildings dating back to the Victorian era and boasting a spectacular position over Bassenthwaite Lake, this unique distillery has become one of the Lake District’s most popular attractions in recent years. Anyone visiting the UNESCO World Heritage region can take a fascinating guided tour of the distillery and take away one of these award-winning whiskies as a memorable souvenir.

Thinking about visiting the Lake District? Take a look at one of our suggested itineraries, including a visit to the Lakes Distillery, for some inspiration. Get in touch with our dedicated travel experts and let us craft the perfect itinerary tailored specifically for you. You can call us on 0344 847 5004 or email  

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