Kadamba Single-malt whisky Clinches Global recognition winning Gold medals

Panaji: The 2024 Spirits-International-Prestige (SIP) Awards at California, USA, judging identified super outstanding selection of top-ranked single malt whiskies and blended Scotch whiskies world-wide. The Indian origin ‘Kadamba Single-malt whisky’ won Gold medal – a testament to its finest Indian craftsmanship and world-class quality that Kadamba whisky delivers for its commitment to purity, precision and finest ingredients.

The SIP Awards are the world’s only internationally recognized spirits competition which hosts real consumers on the judging panel. To the brand’s appreciation, Kadamba Single-malt competed with more than 1,300 brands from 56 countries, judged by whopping 302 spirit enthusiast panelists on the basis of best quality aroma, taste and the finish. This scientifically judging rigorous method ensures accurate and consistent results, highlighting the finest products in each of the categories.

In addition to this, recently Kadamba Single-malt won ‘Gold medal’ for its exceptional quality, at the 2024 New York International Spirits Competition, an international competition that serves as the ultimate seal of approval in the spirits industry globally. The judging panel chaired jurors of spirits industry experts, with commercial buying responsibility, to ensure that the competition winners were exactly the type of spirits preferred by trade as well as the end consumers.

Commenting on their phenomenal success at these international competitions, Dr. Mohan Krishna, founder of Cheers group stated that, “It’s a moment of great pride for our Kadamba Single-malt whisky to receive grand Global recognition at both SIP Awards and New York International Spirits Competition”.

“These awards are a true honor and testament to the very reason Kadamba Single-malt was launched in India and in International markets – to be a brand of choice for all, while continuing to offer a premium experience to our Indian and International consumers. We are extremely delighted that at both the recent International Competitions Kadamba Single-malt bagged ‘Gold medals’ and performed so well at these global award platforms,” says Ashwin Balivada CEO of Cheers group.

“It’s a huge honor to be recognized at the SIP Awards because it’s the only competition out there where the judges are the real valued consumers,” says Dr. Divya Balivada Global Creative Director of Cheers group. “And to have our Kadamba Single-malt recognized on such a very competitive playing field is a true testament to the high-quality products of our brand portfolio.”

“We are honored to receive Gold medals from International competitions headed by industry experts and consumers that recognized the unique  premium taste we have developed for our Kadamba Single-malt whisky. It validates the approach we have taken to make our spirits. We are extremely proud of our team, and excited about the future of all our brands” adds Ashwin.

The Cheers group, India’s luxury spirits conglomerate with its international portfolio of signature brands has garnered close to 200 prestigious awards for its broad range of ultra-premium spirits brands is valued at around INR 600 crores. Many international investors are vying to pickup stake in this very successful award-winning predominantly Single-malt whisky producer.