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Alberta Premium Cask Strength Rye
Alberta® Premium Cask Strength named “World Whisky of the Year” by Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible 2021
TORONTO, September 16, 2020 – Alberta® Premium Cask Strength has been named “World Whisky of the Year” by Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible 2021. Made and distilled in Calgary, Alberta, the spirit boasts 100% prairie rye mash bills and Rocky Mountain water, resulting in a liquid that is a true reflection of Canadian pride and craftsmanship. This distinction is the third to be received by Beam Suntory in the past seven years, with Booker’s® Rye Whiskey (awarded in 2017) and Yamazaki® Single Malt Sherry Cask (awarded in 2015) also attaining this best-in-class ranking.
“It is such an honor to be named World Whisky of the Year by Jim Murray and we are thrilled for our Alberta Distillers team,” said Albert Baladi, President & CEO, Beam Suntory. “To receive this prestigious honor is a testament to the team’s dedication and passion for crafting a premium spirit of the highest quality, and comes as at a time of Canadian whisky resurgence around the world.”