|2012||Francisco Richardo Fontes Guerra da Mota|
|2012||Georgina Bell||The Scotch Malt Whisky Society|
|2011||Thomas Troughton||Armagh Cider Company|
The award consists of a cheque for £250. The award is presented at an IBD function. In addition they are invited to attend a luncheon organised by the Worshipful Company of Distiller held in London.
This award is given to the candidate with the highest mark in the Fundamentals of Distilling. It is awarded to the best candidate based on examination results.