Awards

Most Recent Award

    Black Bull 40 Year Old was awarded Best Scotch at the 2017 World Whiskies Awards. We are very excited to receive such a prestigious award. Black Bull 40, the flagship of the Black Bull family, is a superior blend of the finest Single Malt and Single Grain whiskies available from Scotland’s premium distilleries. The […]


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Award Cabinet

Black Bull has graced the tables of some of the most influential judging competitions in the world, who shown by our awards we've won over the years, think we must be doing something right. We're proud of every award won, all of which are displayed here.

KYLOE

core range

  • International Wines & Spirits Competition – Blended Scotch – Bronze 2014
  • San Francisco World Spirits Competition – Blended Scotch – Up to 15 Yrs – Silver 2014
  • International Spirits Challenge – Blended Scotch – Silver Best In Class 2014
  • International Wines & Spirits Competition – Blended Scotch – Silver 2016
  • Tastings.com – International Review of Spirits – 2016 Silver
  • World Whiskies Awards 2017 – Gold – Blended Scotch – No Age

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12 Year Old

core range

  • IWSC 2011 – Deluxe Blend 12YO-13YO – Gold 2011
  • International Wines & Spirits Competition – Deluxe Blend 12-13 YO – Silver Outstanding 2011
  • World Whiskies Awards – Best Blended Scotch Whisky 12 Years and Under 2011
  • Scottish Field Whisky Challenge 2011 – Blends – Gold 2011
  • San Francisco World Spirits Competition – Blended Scotch – Up to 15 Yrs – Gold 2016
  • China Wine & Spirits Award – Best Value 2016 Double Gold
  • World Whiskies Awards 2017 – Silver – Blended Scotch – 12 Years and over

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21 Year Old

core range

  • International Wines & Spirits Competition – Deluxe Blend 21 – 25 YO – Silver Outstanding 2014
  • International Wines & Spirits Competition – Deluxe Blend 21 – 25 YO – Silver Outstanding 2016
  • China Wine & Spirits Award – Best Value 2016 Double Gold
  • World Whiskies Awards 2017 – Gold 21 Years and Over
  • International Spirits Challenge 2017 – Silver Medal

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30 YEAR OLD

limited release range

  • Jim Murray World Whiskies Award – Liquid Gold Awards – Score 95 2010
  • Scottsh Field Challenge 2010 – Bronze overall Bottling 2009
  • Scottsh Field Challenge 2009 – Blended Bottle of the Year 2009

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SPECIAL RESERVE

limited release range

  • International Spirits Challenge – Blend – Gold Best in Class 2013
  • Whisky Magazine – Editor’s Choice – 17.3/20 2011

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40 YEAR OLD

prestige range

  • Best in Glass Awards 2011 – Overall Winner 2011
  • International Spirits Challenge – Whisky – Gold 2011
  • International Wine and Spirits Competition – Scotch Whisky Deluxe Blend 40yo – Gold 2011
  • Malt Maniac Awards – Silver category – 86,08 2011
  • Whisky Magazine – Editor’s Choice – 18.7/20 2011

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40 YEAR OLD - BATCH 3

prestige range

  • Whisky Magazine New Releases – Editor’s Choice – 8.9 and 8.5 2013
  • International Spirits Challenge – Independent Bottlers Blend 21YO and over – Gold 2012
  • IWSC – Duluxe Blend 40YO – Silver 2012
  • World Whisky Awards – World’s Best New Release 2012
  • World Whisky Awards – Best Blended Scotch Whisky in the World 2012

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40 YEAR OLD - BATCH 4

prestige range

  • International Wines & Spirits Challenge – Deluxe Blend 40YO – Silver Outstanding 2013

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40 Year Old - Batch 5

prestige range

  • International Wines & Spirits Competition – Deluxe Blend – 40 YO – Gold Outstanding 2014

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40 Year Old - Batch 7

prestige range

  • Whisky Advocate Magazine 2016 – Score of 94 points
  • Whisky Magazine 2017, Issue 138 – Recommended
  • World Whisky Awards – World’s Best Scotch Blend New Release 2017

       

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