The Lakes Distillery have started the new year with a host of accolades at the 2018 Global Distillery Masters - winning three medals: Best Distillery Facilities - Master, Consumer Experience -Gold, and Digital and Social Media.
For the third consecutive year, the distillery won the Master Award for the distillery facilities, the penultimate award - given to distilleries for their innovative offering of tours, food and beverage offering, attractions and added value services.
In the Consumer Experience category, the distillery won gold. This category is awarded to distillery’s for creating an “above and beyond” distillery experience for guests throughout their visit, including the tour and the tasting experience.
In the Digital and Social Media category, the distillery was praised for their engaging content on social media, Ecommerce and a robust, creative representation online.
Paul Currie, Founder of The Lakes Distillery said “It is a great achievement to win a Masters Award once in the Global Distillery Masters, this continuous recognition for our consistent innovation and improvements within our customer experience is a testament to our efforts.
"Now we are being recognised for other disciplines within the business and the team are working tirelessly to ensure we are offering and enhancing the best visitor experience possible.”
The Lakes Distillery’s spirits won multiple awards in 2017; including The Lakes Salted Caramel Vodka Liqueur winning a Master award in the Liqueur Masters and The Lakes Gin Explorer Edition won Silver in The Grocer Drinks Awards.
The Lakes Distillery has created several world firsts including The ONE in 2013, the only British Isles Blended Whisky, soon to be followed in Spring 2018 with the release of Steel Bonnets, a blend of the finest English and Scotch single malt whiskies.