Thursday, March 28, 2013

Black Dog: The chosen one!

Black Dog is the finest of them all. The chosen one by its consumers and the best connoisseurs across the globe. Yes, they have proven that time and again and here is another proof of their mind blowing presence. They won the Silver medal in the International Wine and Spirits competition in 2005. Concours Mondial de Bruxelles is an organization recognized by the European Union, which conducts annual competition for various spirits and wines manufactured all over the world. The organization is well known in spirits and wine industry through its expertise, professionalism, integrity and excellence of its sensory panel. These competitions have been held for the last 11 years. The committee of judges comprises of well-Known experts in the field.The competition is open to various categories of spirits like whisky, rum, fruit wines, liqueur, cognac, brandy, vodka and gin. This is not the end of the list. Now that we have already read about numerous awards bestowed upon the finest scotch, here is another one: It has won the Bronze medal in the International Spirits Challenge in 2006. It is one of the world's premier competitions held annually in the U.K.
 Founded in 1995, the International Spirits Challenge attracts a rich and diverse line-up of entries, judged carefully by chosen specialists. The strength of the ISC lies in its independence and the variety and quality of its tasting panels-encompassing blenders, distillers, importers and journalists.The ISC judges are chosen for their knowledge of specific types of spirits, a vital element to ensure quality judging. The judges are asked to compare only like with like, in narrowly defined categories, therefore ensuring only spirits deserving a medal in this prestigious competition, win. All categories are chaired by experts. The International Spirits Challenge has shown continuous growth with the 2005 event seeing over a 12% increase in entries and a total of 499 medals awarded, included six trophies, reflecting the quality of the competition. Although not yet represented, but Dr B K Maitin is listed in the ISC panel of judges.
Such a prolific list of awards adds a huge number of feathers to the cap of Black Dog, and that is what makes it the best Scotch Whisky in India!

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