The results are in – whiskies you need in your collection now!

Us Kiwis are lucky to have an incredible selection of international whiskies available to us, and we have been long anticipating the first ever New Zealand Whisk(e)y Awards - 'The Drammy Awards', to see the men sorted from the boys. Now, the results from The Drammys are in!

Out of a whopping 110 entries, a panel of the most knowledgeable connoisseurs curated a comprehensive list of the best of the best. We know exactly what’s making it to our top shelves!



Gold Medal

GlenDronach Parliament 21YO

Named “parliament” after the colony, or “parliament” of rooks that nest in the trees overlooking the distillery for almost 200 years, this 21-year-old gem was created by combining the finest Oloroso Sherry butts and Pedro Ximenez Sherry puncheons. 

Gold Medal

Lagavulin Single Malt

This single malt Scotch Whisky is produced at Lagavulin on the island of Islay. It has a powerful, peat-smoke aroma, and is described as being robustly full-bodied, well balanced and smooth, with a slight sweetness on the palate. 


Silver Medals

Johnnie Walker Black

Bowmore 12YO

Bushmills 10YO

Thomson Two Tone

Thomson Manuka Smoke Single Malt

Kilchoman Sanaig

Port Charlotte Islay Barley 2011

Laphroaig Select Cask

Laphroaig Quarter Cask


Bronze Medals

Chivas Mizunara

Glen Grant 10YO

Tamnavulin Double Oak

Glenfiddich Project XX

Auchentoshan 12YO

GlenDronach 12YO

Bowmore 15YO

Talisker 10YO

Johnnie Walker Platinum

Balblair 1991 vintage

Glendronach 18YO Allardice

The Balvenie Doublewood 17 YO

Glenfarclas 21YO

Benromach 15YO

Jameson Black Barrel

Jameson Caskmates IPA

Jameson Cooper’s Croze

Glendalough Double Barrel Irish Whisky

Jack Daniel’s Single Barrel

Maker’s Mark 46

Woodford Reserve Double Oak

Woodford Reserve Rye

The Quiet Man Single Malt 12YO

Crown Royal

Mars Iwai

23rd Street Hybrid Whisky

Thomson South Island Peat Single Malt

Benriach Birnie Moss

Benriach 10YO Curiositas

Connemara Original

Port Charlotte 10 Scottish Barley


Find all of the award-winning whiskies at Super Liquor stores across the country. Or, even better, join the inaugural Drammy Awards Celebration in October, to congratulate the winners in style!


To attend the Drammys celebration, register your interest by emailing