|2012||Stephen J McHugh||Bundaberg|
|2011||Nikolas SL Fordham||Chivas Brothers Ltd|
|2010||Elaine Harrison||Old Bushmills Distillery Co Ltd|
|2010||Darryl McNally||Old Bushmills Distillery Co Ltd|
|2009||Aaron Flaherty||Diageo Global Supply|
|2008||Tracey Whyte||Diageo Global Supply|
|2007||Brendan McCarron||Diageo Global Supply|
|2006||Brian Nation||Irish Distillers Pernod Ricard|
The award consists of a cheque for £500. The award is presented at an IBD function.
This award is open to all candidates taking the Diploma in Distilling and awarded to the candidate with the highest average marks completing all three modules (not necessarily in the same year). It is awarded to the best candidate based on examination results.