|2012||Flavien Desoblin||Brandy Library Lounge, New York|
|2011||Leanne Corner||William Grant & Sons Distillers Ltd|
|2010||Shona Glacy (SWRI)||Logichem Process Equipment S.A.|
|2009||Dr Frances Ruth Jack||Scottish Whisky Research Institute|
The award consists of a cheque for £500 and an appropriate memento donated and organised by Simpsons Malt. The award is presented at an IBD function.
This award is open to all candidates sitting the Diploma in Distilling Module 1 (preparation of fermentable extract) and it is awarded to the best candidate based on examination results.