NewsJim Murray’s Whisky Bible 2021 Announces Winners

Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible 2021 Announces Winners

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The highly anticipated release of Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible 2021 is just around the corner, but you don’t have to wait any longer to find out the winners. The famed Whisky expert has revealed his top picks for Whiskies across a slew of categories.

Alberta Premium Cask Strength Whisky has nabbed the top prize, being crowned World Whiskey of the Year for 2021. Elsewhere, the Glen Grant Aged 15 Years Batch Strength 1st Edition was awarded Scotch Whisky of the Year.

Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible 2021 will be available for purchase on October 31 and can be purchased via Amazon.

Check out the complete list of winners from Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible 2021 below:

2021 World Whisky of the Year

Alberta Premium Cask Strength Rye

Second Finest Whisky in the World

Stagg Jr Barrel Proof (64.2%)

Third Finest Whisky in the World

Paul John Mithuna

Single Cask of the Year


Glen Grant 1956 Mr George Centenary Edition Gordon & MacPhail

Scotch Whisky

Scotch Whisky of the Year

Glen Grant 15 Year Old Batch Strength 1st Edition

Scotch Single Malt of the Year (Multiple Casks)

Glen Grant 15 Year Old Batch Strength 1st Edition

Scotch Single Malt of the Year (Single Cask)

Glen Grant 1956 Mr George Centenary Edition Gordon & MacPhail

Scotch Blend of the Year


Ballantine’s 30 Year Old

Scotch Grain of the Year

Cambus 1979 The Perfect Fifth

Scotch Vatted Malt of the Year


Compass Box The Spice Tree

Single Malt Scotch

Scotch No Age Statement

Glen Grant Rothes Chronicles Cask Haven

Scotch 10 Years & Under Multiple Cask


Octomore Edition 10.3 6 Year Old Islay Barley (Category Winner)

Scotch 10 Years & Under Single Cask

Annandale Vintage Man O’Words 2015

Scotch 11-15 Years Multiple Cask

Glen Grant 15 Year Old Batch Strength 1st Edition (Category Winner)

Scotch 11-15 Years Single Cask

Caol Ila 15 Year Old Gordon & MacPhail Connoisseurs Choice

Scotch 16-21 Years Multiple Cask


Knockando 21 Year Old Master Reserve

Scotch 16-21 Years Single Cask

Longmorn 1998 21 Year Old The First Editions (Category Winner)

Scotch 22-27 Years Multiple Cask

Old Pulteney 25 Year Old

Scotch 22-27 Years Single Cask

Glenlossie 22 Year Old Golden Glen  (Category Winner)

Scotch 28-34 Years Multiple Cask

Glenfiddich 30 Year Old (Category Winner)

Scotch 28-34 Years Single Cask

Aberlour 1989 The Perfect Fifth

Scotch 35-40 Years Multiple Cask

Port Ellen 40 Year Old 9 Rogue Casks

Scotch 35-40 Years Single Cask


Lochside 1981 The Whisky Agency (Category Winner)

Scotch 41 Years & Over Multiple Cask

Tomatin 1977 Warehouse 6 Collection

Scotch 41 Years & Over Single Cask

Glen Grant 1956 Mr George Centenary Edition Gordon & MacPhail (Category Winner)

Blended Scotch

Blended Scotch No Age Statement (Standard)

White Horse

Blended Scotch No Age Statement (Premium)


Johnnie Walker Blue Label Ghost & Rare Glenury Royal

Blended Scotch 5-12 Years


Johnnie Walker Black Label 12 Year Old

Blended Scotch 13-18 Years

Ballantine’s 17 Year Old

Blended Scotch 19-25 Years

Dewar’s Signature 25 Year Old

Blended Scotch 26-39 Years

Ballantine’s 30 Year Old (Overall Winner)

Blended Scotch 40 Years & Over

Whyte & Mackay 50 Year Old

Irish Whiskey

Irish Whiskey of the Year

Midleton Barry Crockett Legacy

Irish Pot Still Whiskey of the Year


Midleton Barry Crockett Legacy

Irish Single Malt of the Year

Bushmills Port Cask Reserve

Irish Blend of the Year

Bushmills Black Bush

Irish Single Cask of the Year

Redbreast Dream Cask 28 Year Old

American Whiskey

Bourbon of the Year

Stagg Jr Barrel Proof (64.2%)

Second Finest Bourbon of the Year

William Larue Weller 2019 Release

Bourbon No Age Statement (Multiple Barrels)

Stagg Jr Barrel Proof (64.2%)

Bourbon No Age Statement (Single Barrel)


Elmer T. Lee 100 Year Tribute Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

Bourbon 9 Years & Under

Bib & Tucker Small Batch Bourbon 6 Year Old

Bourbon 10-12 Years

Michter’s Single Barrel 10 Year Old Kentucky Straight Bourbon

Bourbon 13-15 Years

Knob Creek 15 Year Old

Bourbon 16 Years & Over

Michter’s 20 Year Old Kentucky Straight Bourbon

Rye of the Year


Thomas H. Handy Sazerac 2019 Release

Second Finest Rye of the Year

Wild Turkey Cornerstone

Rye No Age Statement

Thomas H. Handy Sazerac 2019 Release

Rye Up to 10 Years

Wild Turkey Cornerstone

Rye 11-15 Years


Van Winkle Family Reserve 13 Years Old

Rye Over 15 Years


Sazerac 18 Year Old

Rye Single Cask


Michter’s 10 Year Old Single Barrel Kentucky Straight Rye

US Micro Whisky of the Year Multiple Barrels

Garrison Brothers Balmorhea Texas Straight Bourbon Whiskey 2020 Release

US Micro Whisky of the Year Single Barrel

Woodinville Straight Bourbon Whiskey Private Select

American Blended Whiskey of the Year


Michter’s Celebration Sour Mash Whiskey Release No. 3

Canadian Whisky

Canadian Whisky of the Year

Alberta Premium Cask Strength Rye

Second Finest Canadian Whisky of the Year

Canadian Club Chronicles 42 Year Old

Japanese Whisky

Japanese Whisky of the Year


Nikka Whisky Single Malt Yoichi Apple Brandy Wood Finish

Japanese Single Grain of the Year

Makoto Single Grain Whisky 23 Year Old

Japanese Single Malt of the Year

Nikka Whisky Single Malt Yoichi Apple Brandy Wood Finish

Japanese Single Cask of the Year

The Matsui Single Cask Mizunara Cask Single Malt

European Whisky

European Whisky of the Year (Multiple Cask)


Puni Aura Italian Single Malt

European Whisky of the Year (Single Cask)

Braeckman Belgian Single Grain Whiskey Single Barrel 12 Year Old

Austrian Whisky of the Year

J.H. Original Rye Whisky 6 Jahre Gelagert

Belgian Whisky of the Year

Braeckman Belgian Single Grain Whiskey Single Barrel 12 Year Old

Danish Whisky of the Year

Copenhagen Single Malt Whisky First Edition

English Whisky of the Year

The English 11 Year Old Single Malt Whisky

German Whisky of the Year

Hercynian Willowburn Exceptional Collection 5 Year Old

Swedish Whisky of the Year

Mackmyra Svensk Single Cask Whisky Reserve The Dude of Fucking Everything

Swiss Whisky of the Year


Langatun 10 Year Old Second Edition Single Malt

Welsh Whisky of the Year

Penderyn Rhiannon

World Whiskies

Asian Whisky of the Year


Paul John Mithuna

Southern Hemisphere Whisky of the Year


Adams Distillery Tasmanian Single Malt Whisky Cask Strength

Australian Whisky of the Year

Adams Distillery Tasmanian Single Malt Whisky Cask Strength

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