This $17.50 whisky has been named among the best in the world

Business Insider | 6/12/2018 | Tom Murray, INSIDER
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Budget supermarket Aldi won two gold medals at an international spirits award for its Scotch whiskies.

Aldi's £12.99 ($17.39) Highland Black beat out competition which retails at nearly three times the price.

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The whiskies also won six silver medals at the International Spirits Challenge earlier this year.

Discount supermarket chain Aldi has a history of punching above its weight in the alcohol industry.

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Last summer, its £10 ($13) gin was declared among the best in the world and it's £6 ($8) rosé wine won silver at the International Wine Challenge.

Now, Aldi is ruffling feathers in the scotch whisky market. Two of Aldi's own-label range were named the best in the world at an international spirits competition — for the second time this year.

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Judges at the Spirits Business Scotch Whisky Masters awarded Aldi's Highland Black Scotch Whisky (£12.99/$17.39) and Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky (£17.49/$23.42) gold medals in their categories.

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