Chicago's Koval Distillery beat out hundreds of world- renowned whiskey brands at Europe's largest whiskey fair, InterWhisky, November 22–24. KOVAL was honored the coveted first place title: Best International Whiskey for its Rye Whiskey by both Der Whisky Botschafter, Germany's unrivaled whiskey magazine, and "Whisky Guide Deutschland" (Germany), the preeminent authority on whiskey in the German-speaking world.
More than 250 guests involved in the German and international whiskey industry gathered at the awards ceremony associated with InterWhisky, as the new "Whisky Guide Deutschland" was presented, and Koval was awarded Best International Whiskey.
InterWhisky, held at the Thurn-und-Taxis Palais (Frankfurt), attracts members of the trade and public alike.
In its 15th year, InterWhisky hosted 8,500 visitors; 1,700 of who were members of the German national and international whiskey trade.