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Great Southern Distilling Company
Licence Number : 6180109588
Class of Licence : Producer's Licence
Name of Licensee : Operatix Pty Ltd

 Margaret River Distilling Company
License Number; 602200221415
Class of License: Tavern License

            Name of Licensee:  Euphorix Pty Ltd

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OUR 

Awards

Our history of medal results makes Limeburners one of the most heavily awarded Australian Single Malt Whiskies, having continuously been collecting medals and awards for 10 years.

 

2 consecutive years as Australian Champion Whisky |  2 consecutive years as Australia’s Best Grain Whisky |

| Ranked in the top 2% of World Whiskies by World Leading Whisky Critic, Jim Murray |

2008 International Wine & Spirits Show

Bronze Medal - Cask M2, the first barrel of Western Australian Single Malt Whisky to be bottled

2009 Australian Malt Whisky Society

Pourers Prize - Limeburners Single Malt Whisky “Barrel M24”

2010 Australian International Spirits Competition:

Gold - Limeburners Whisky Liqueur Karri Honey

Silver – Barrel Strength

Bronze - Peated Whisky

Bronze - Ginnifer Gin

Bronze – Absinthe

2010 International Wine & Spirits Competition:

Bronze - Single Malt Whisky M23

Bronze - Limeburners Whisky Liqueur Karri Honey

2011 International Wine & Spirit Competition:

Silver Best in Class – Limeburners Single Malt Whisky – Barrel Strength

Silver – Limeburners Single Malt Whisky - Barrel Strength Directors Cut

2012 International Wine & Spirit Competition:

Silver Outstanding– Barrel Strength & Standard Single Malt

Silver - Limeburners Whisky Liqueur Karri Honey

2012 The Australian Malt Whisky Society Awards:

Silver and Bronze Medals and ‘Pourers Prize’

2013 International Wine & Spirit Competition:

Silver – Limeburners Single Malt Whisky - Barrel Strength M61

Silver – Barrel Strength M96 Directors Cut

2014 Awarded Liquid Gold Status in Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible 

2014 International Wine & Spirits Competition:

Silver Outstanding - Limeburners Whisky Liqueur Karri Honey

3x Silver - Cask Strength  Limeburners Single Malt Whisky Cask Strength

2014 Malt Whisky Society of Australia

2014 Melbourne Fine Food Awards:

Silver - Limeburners Single Malt Whisky – Barrel Strength M97

2015 Telstra Western Australian Business Awards:

WA Regional Business Award - Great Southern Distilling Company

2015 Australian Distilled Spirits Awards:

Champion Trophy Winner - Heavy Peated Barrel M227

Gold - Heavy Peated Barrel M227

Bronze - Limeburners Single Malt Whisky Barrel M93

2015 World Whiskies Awards:

Silver - Limeburners Whisky Liqueur Karri Honey

Bronze - Peated

Bronze - Limeburners Single Malt Whisky

2015 China Wine & Spirits Awards:

Double Gold - Limeburners Whisky Liqueur Karri Honey

Silver - Heavily Peated M227

Bronze - Sherry Cask M108

Bronze - Heavily Peated M213

2015 International Wine & Spirits Competition:

Gold - Heavy Peat M227

Silver Outstanding - Limeburners Single Malt Whisky

2015 Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Wine & Spirit Competition:

Silver - Heavy Peat

Silver - Port Cask Strength 61%

2016 Australian Distilled Spirits Awards:

Champion Australian Distiller

Champion Australian Whisky – Heavy Peat Barrel M226

Champion Australian Small Batch Spirit – Heavy Peat Barrel M226

Gold – Heavy Peat Barrel M226

Gold – Directors Cut Barrel M123

Gold – Port Cask Strength M121

Silver – Sherry Cask Strength M186

Bronze – Great Southern Dry Gin

Bronze – Limeburners  Karri Honey Whisky Liqueur

2016 World Whiskies Awards:

Best Australian Blended Whisky - Tiger Snake Sour Mash Whiskey

Silver – Limeburners Single Malt Port Cask 61%

2016 International Wine & Spirits Competition:

Silver Outstanding - Heavy Peat Barrel M226 Cask Strength 61%

Silver - Port Cask Strength 61%

Bronze - Directors Cut Barrel M123

2017 Telstra Western Australian Small Business of the Year

2017 World Whiskies Awards:

Best Australian Single Malt Whisky (12 Years old & Under) - Directors Cut

Best Australian Grain Whisky - Tiger Snake

Silver Medal - Australian Single Malt - American Oak 43%

2017 Australian Distilled Spirits Awards:

Gold - Directors Cut Peated Port Barrel M230

Silver- Directors Cut Muscat Barrel

Silver - Infinity Solera

Silver - Darkest Winter

Silver - Peated

Silver - Tiger Snake

2017 American Distilling Institute:

Best of Category - Limeburners Darkest Winter 

Gold Medal - Limeburners Darkest Winter 

Best of Class - Limeburners Darkest Winter 

Bronze Medal- Limeburners Port Cask Strength

Bronze Medal-Limeburners Sherry Cask Strength

2017 San Francisco World Spirits Competition:

Double Gold Medal- Port Cask Strength 61%

Gold - Heavy Peat 61%

Gold - Directors Cut M230 61% (Peated Port)

2018 Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible:

Southern Hemisphere Whisky of the Year - Darkest Winter

2018 International Wine & Spirits Competition:

Silver - Limeburbers Directors Cut

Silver - Limeburbers Sherry Cask Strength 61%

Bronze - Port Cask Strength 61%

Bronze - Darkest Winter

2018 American Distilling Institute:

Gold - Limeburners Sherry Cask Strength 

Silver - Port Cask Strength

Best of Category - Giniversity Botanical Gin 

Silver –  Giniversity Botanical Gin 

Bronze - Directors Cut Single Malt Whisky

Bronze - Darkest Winter

Bronze - Limeburners Peated Whisky

2018 World Whiskies Awards:

Category Winner – Port Cask Strength 61%

Silver  – Darkest Winter

Bronze – Sherry Cask Strength 61%

2018 Icons of World Whisky:

Master Distiller / Master Blender of the year  - Ben Kagi 

Distillery Manager of the year - Cameron Syme

2019 Australian Distilled Spirits Awards:

Silver - Limeburners Peated

Silver - Limeburners Port Cask

Bronze - Smoked Hemp

Bronze - Barrel Aged

Bronze - Whisky Barrel Aged

Bronze - Christmas Gin

Bronze - Giniversity Botanical Gin

Bronze -Tiger Snake Australian Whiskey

Bronze - Limeburners Infinity Solera

Bronze - Tiger Snake 'Rye of the Tiger'

2019 Icons of Whisky Awards Australia:

Distiller of the Year - Great Southern Distilling Company

2019 Australian Gin Awards (February):

Gold - Giniversity Botanical 

Bronze - Giniversity Smoked Hemp 

 

2019 World Whiskies Awards:

Bronze - Port Cask Strength 61%

Bronze - Infinity Solera 43%

Bronze - Sherry Cask Strength 61%

2019 China Wine & Spirits Awards:

Double Gold - Limeburners Port Cask Strength 61%

Gold – Limeburners Port Cask

Gold – Giniversity Botanical Gin

Silver – Giniversity Barrel Aged Gin

Bronze – Limeburners Peated Whisky

2019 Perth Royal Distilled Spirits Awards:

Silver - Australian Native Gin

Silver - Botanical Gin

Silver - Director's Cut

Silver - Heavy Peat

Bronze - American Oak

 

2019 Australian Gin Awards (November):

Silver - Giniversity Botanical 

Bronze - Giniversity Australian Native