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Midleton’s Barry Crockett Honored With Whisky Advocate’s Lifetime Achievement Award

February 4, 2013

Whisky Advocate has honored Barry Crockett, master distiller at Irish Distillers’ Midleton Distillery, with its Lifetime Achievement Award. The magazine cited Crockett’s contributions to Irish Distillers’ Jameson, Powers, Paddy, Crested Ten, Redbreast and Midleton brands and the rising Irish whiskey segment in general, saying, “Barry Crockett was the most influential whiskey maker during the incredible explosion that took place in Irish whiskey over the past 20 years.” The individual winners from the 19th annual installment of the Whisky Advocate Awards are being unveiled one day at a time at WhiskyAdvocateBlog.com, and will also be featured in the magazine’s upcoming Spring edition, due out March 1.

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