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WHISKY maker Loch Lomond Group has picked up 12 medals at the 2020 San Francisco World Spirits Competition.

The Alexandria-based distillery’s 12-Year-Old Single Malt and Glen Scotia 25-Year-Old Single Malt whiskies also picked up platinum honours at the awards ceremony.

Its other whiskies won Double Gold, four gold and four silver awards to cap off a great night for the company.

John Grieveson, chief marketing officer, Loch Lomond Group said: “We are extremely proud to have received such a strong set of results at the 2020 San Francisco World Spirits Competition this year, and we’re especially pleased to have received two platinum awards for Loch Lomond 12-Year-Old, such a central expression in our Loch Lomond Whisky range, and for our Glen Scotia 25-Year-Old Single Malt.

“It’s a real testament to the skill of the team, headed up by our master distiller Michael Henry, who work so hard to ensure that our range consistently delivers whiskies of the very highest quality.

“In these challenging times for everyone, it’s a very welcome boost for the whole team to receive this level of recognition from such a prestigious awards body.”