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Poachers Drinks has been announced as the overall winner of the inaugural Tonic and Mixer Masters 2021 in The Spirits Business Global Masters Series. The top accolade of the competition, the Taste Master (best of the best) was awarded to Poachers Wild Tonic with Irish Elderflower.


Launched in 2008, The Spirits Business Global Masters Series is the world’s most highly regarded series of blind-tasting competitions and aims to find and recognise excellence in spirits and mixers on the world stage. The Global Spirits Masters is unique in its exclusive use of completely independent expert judges, including journalists, retail buyers, bartenders, and educators. As well as the prestigious top prize in the Tonic and Mixer Master category, Poachers Drinks won six more medals

Of the announcement, Brendan Colbert, Managing Director of Poachers Drinks said:


“We are thrilled Poachers Drinks has been recognised by the prestigious Spirits Business Global Master awards in London. To have won The Inaugural Taste Master award is a fantastic achievement for everybody involved at Poachers and a testament to our love of Irish ingredients shining through on a global stage”.


The Great Taste Awards are one of the world’s largest and most trusted food and drink awards. Founded in 1994 and seen as a stamp of excellence, the Guild of Fine Food awards values taste above all else.


Poachers Drinks is the winner of multiple awards for its range and for consecutive years. Our full range of Tonic Waters have been awarded stars including the much coveted two star award.


  • 2019 Craft Gin Clubs - “Best Tonics for Gin of All Time”

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