Best Spirits Awards 2020

Hong Kong Best Spirits Awards

Hong Kong Best Spirits Awards aim to select the very best spirits in different styles and promote to consumers in Hong Kong, Macau and greater China. The HKBS Awards present a unique spirit-judging competition, celebrating the passion, effort and expertise from all walks of life in promoting spirits in Hong Kong.

Our Panel Group

Judging for spirits categories and Bar & Restaurant categories is conducted by a group of spirits professionals and veteran in the industries, like spirits experts, bartender, sommeliers and spirits lovers, presenting both insiders’ professional judgments, as well as honest opinions from the consumers as spirits lovers.

All design judging is conducted by a panel of leading Hong Kong design professionals.

Award Ceremony

BAR, RESTAURANT AND HOTEL CATEGORIES

Best Restaurant's Cocktail Bar

Gold Lobster Bar and Grill
Sliver Gishiki Lounge
Bronze Popinjays


Best Cocktail Bar 

Gold Terrible Baby
Silver ROOM 309
Bronze Red Sugar


Best Whisky Bar

Gold The Macallan Whisky Bar & Lounge
Silver House Welley Whisky Bar
Bronze Tiffany's New York Bar
Chin Chin Bar


Best Whisky List from Hotels & Restaurant

Gold InterContinental Grand Stanford Hong Kong
Silver SKYE
Bronze Murray Lane

SPIRITS & DESIGN CATEGORIES

Best Single Malt Whisky – No Age Statement
(with market price below HK$1,000)
Scrabus Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky The Whisky Library
Best Single Malt Whisky – No Age Statement
(with market price HK$1,000 or over)
Aberlour A'Bunadh Single Malt Scotch Whisky Pernod Ricard Asia Duty Free Limited
Best Single Malt Whisky – 12 Years or Under Jura 12 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky Jura Distillery
Best Single Malt Whisky – 21 Years or above  Aberfeldy 21 Year Old Whisky Bacardi Limited
Best Independent Bottled Whisky – No  Age Statement Scrabus Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky The Whisky Library
Best Independent Bottled Whisky – With Age Statement Redd & Wildes Angel’s Blood Caol Ila 2007 Single Malt Scotch Whisky Redd & Wildes
Best Blended Malt Whisky  The Kurayoshi Pure Malt Sherry Cask Whisky Kurayoshi Distillery
Best Blended Whisky Dewar'S Signature 25 Years Old Scotch Whisky Bacardi Limited
Best Bourbon Whiskey Maker’s Mark Bourbon Whiskey Jebsen Fine Wines
Best Asian Whisky – With  Age Statement Kaicho 8 Years Old Pure Malt Whisky Asiaeuro International Beverage (HK) Ltd
Best Asian Whisky – No Age Statement Matsui Sakura Cask Single Malt Whisky Kurayoshi Distillery
Best Brandy Lacolline XO Plénitude Spiritique
Best Armagnac Domaine d’Aurensan 15 Year Old Armagnac The Whisky Library
Best Cognac Monnet Cognac XXO J. G. Monnet & C°
Best Gin Barr Hill Gin Caledonia Spirits The Whisky Library
Best Rum Banks 7 Golden Blend Premium Rum Bacardi Limited
Best Spirits  Dewar'S Signature 25 Years Old Scotch Whisky Bacardi Limited
Best Scotch Whisky Dewar'S Signature 25 Years Old Scotch Whisky Bacardi Limited
Best Label Design Scallywag “Taxi” HK Edition 2020 Speyside Blended Malt Scotch Whisky The Whisky Library
Best Packaging Design Redd & Wildes Angel’s Blood Caol Ila 2007 Single Malt Scotch Whisky Redd & Wildes

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