HYDE No. 11 – ‘The Peat Cask Whiskey’ has been honoured with the top award in Jim Murray’s legendary whisky bible. HYDE No. 11 – ‘The Peat Cask Whiskey’ is part of is a distinguished collection of premium spirits created by HYDE Irish Whiskey. Each expression is matured to perfection amidst the gentle and uniquely temperate climate of County Cork.

This exquisite Irish single malt, a limited batch, captured the attention of renowned whiskey expert Jim Murray, shining through amidst very tough competition.

Crafted from gently peat-smoked Irish malted barley, HYDE No 11 is matured in Bourbon, first-fill, flamed-charred white oak casks. It awakens the pallet with sweet and smoky flavours with hints of sugar, spice, and a subtle whisper of peat, evoking a truly magical sensory experience.

“We are deeply honoured to receive this award.” says Conor Hyde, CEO of HYDE Irish Whiskey. “It reflects the hard work, dedication, and commitment of our team to creating truly outstanding whiskey. Being named the Best Single Malt Whiskey is genuinely humbling, especially against such worthy competitors from around the globe.”

“Our process is all about the wood” he explains. “We pair carefully chosen casks with remarkable Irish whiskeys. They complement each other perfectly, producing a collection of sprits, each with a unique personality, combining a sense of age-old tradition with a flair of creativity.”

HYDE Irish Whiskey is a multi-award-winning premium range of fine Irish whiskeys named in honour of Ireland’s first president, Douglas Hyde.

Each expression is matured and finished to perfection in the idyllic landscape and temperate climate of County Cork, Ireland.

The HYDE Family have been aging fine Irish Whiskey for over twelve generations since 1640. The HYDE family pub at Tinkers Cross, just outside Bandon in West Cork, was so famous for the quality of its cask aged whiskey that it matured in a shed out the back of the HYDE family pub!