The Jury's In - These Are The World's Best Whiskies For 2019

According to a panel of journalists, bartenders, distillers and whisky experts.
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Whisky Magazine has just released their top picks for the world's best whiskies for 2019. So we'll start this article off by saying this is not an opinion piece, but a researched list sourced by the most capable palates in the whisky industry. This is the first time an Irish distillery has won world's best single malt, with Teeling's 24 year old vintage reserve taking home the coveted award.

Tasmanian distillery Sullivan's Cove was the only Australian winner on the evening with their French Oak Whisky earning the prize for the best single cask single malt. 

Here's the full list of winners:

Bourbon: Four Roses - 130th Anniversary 2018 Limited Edition Small Batch

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Tennessee Whiskey: Uncle Nearest 1856 - Premium Aged Whiskey

Blended Limited Release: Ichiro's Malt & Grain - Japanese Blended Whisky Limited Edition 2019

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Blended Malt: Nikka - Taketsuru Pure Malt 25 Years Old

Blended Whisky: Suntory Whisky Hibiki - 21 Years Old

Canadian Blended: J.P. Wiser's - 35 Years Old

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Corn Whisky: Ironroot Republic

Flavoured Whisky: Heritage Distilling Co. - Brown Sugar Bourbon

Grain Whisky: The Fuji-Gotemba Distillery - Single Grain 25 Years Old Small Batch

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New Make: Stauning Whisky - Curious - Peat Smoked Malted Rye New Make

Rye Whisky: Stork Club Whisky - Straight Rye Whisky

Single Cask Single Malt: Sullivans Cove - French Oak

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Single Malt: Teeling Whiskey - 24 Years Old Vintage Reserve

Wheat Whisky: Bainbridge - Battle Point Two Islands Hokkaido Mizunara Cask 

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