Gold wins for Aldi as Boyle’s gin recognised as best in class
1 July 2020 | 0
Aldi was awarded Gold for both Boyle’s Irish Gin and Boyle’s Raspberry Blush Gin at the The Global Gin Masters 2020 awards. Greyson’s London Dry Gin, which is also exclusive to Aldi, was awarded Silver.
Organised by The Spirits Business, The Global Gin Masters finds and rewards the finest gin brands on the world stage. Judged in a blind tasting by a panel of leading spirits specialists, the awards recognise excellence in a range of categories. The Gin Masters 2020 was saw over 200 entries from 105 different producers.
The Global Gin Masters 2020 Gold Award winners:
- Boyle’s Irish Gin €24.99/ 70cl – This multi-award winning Irish gin, exclusive to Aldi, has a flavour palette of citrus zest, fruity notes of blackcurrant and apple plus warm spices. Boyle’s Irish Gin has recently won Gold at the 2020 World Spirit Awards & Gold at the 2019 Blas na hÉireann Awards.
- Boyle’s Raspberry Blush Gin €24.99 /70cl – A beautiful blush pink, this gin has no artificial flavours, only fresh raspberries, a spicy middle and a twist of orange. Silver at 2019 Blas na hÉireann Awards
The Global Gin Masters 2020 Silver Award winner:
- Greyson’s London Dry Gin €15.99 per 70cl – This elegant and smooth gin has bright citrus and juniper flavours, intertwined with a delicately refined finish.
“Our Boyle’s Gin range highlights the fantastic Irish businesses producing world class products that we in Aldi are really proud of, and on offer exclusively to our Aldi customers,” said John Curtin, group buying director at Aldi Ireland. “This has been a great success story for both Aldi and the hard working team in Blackwater Distillery.”
“We are thrilled to have won two golds at the Gin Masters 2020,” said Peter Mulryan, CEO, Blackwater Distillery. “Boyle’s Gin is a multi-award winner, but this is the first competition win for Boyle’s Raspberry Blush Gin. To win gold at a prestigious international competition is a real buzz, to be a double gold winner is the stuff of dreams.”