Top 50 innovative new spirits of 2018: 10-1

As we reach the end of our world’s most innovative new spirits list, we highlight a rum range aimed at bartenders, a 51-year-old Scotch whisky and a Cognac designed specifically to be paired with coffee. But which product snatched the top spot?

After much deliberation and debate, we whittled our shortlist down to celebrate 10 spirits that we believe to be the most experimental, creative and downright interesting of 2018.

A number of brands stole the spotlight with interesting production methods, unusual ingredients and stand-out packaging designs, while many entered new categories with boundary-breaking expressions.

Click through the following pages to see the fifth part of our top 50 innovative spirits launches of 2018, counting down from 10 to 1.

To view 20 to 11, click here.

To view 30 to 21, click here.

To view 40 to 31, click here.

To view 50 to 41, click here.