In pictures: Scotland’s top gin makers and gins crowned at this year's Scottish Gin Awards

The 'Oscars' of the Scottish gin industry have revealed Scotland's best gin making businesses and gins at an exciting ceremony in Glasgow.

Arbikie celebrate
Arbikie celebrate

Now, in its 3rd year, the Scottish Gin Awards event at the Double Tree by Hilton followed a stringent judging process involving 30 leading experts from across the UK, the assessment of 104 written entries and the blind tasting of 173 gins, all distilled in Scotland. (Main pic: Arbikie celebrate their award win).

Winner: Botanical Bouquets, Edinburgh Gin. (Highly Commended: Beinn An Tuirc) Distillers

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Winner: The A Club, Arbikie Distillery
Winner: Glenwyvis Distillery
Winner: The Big Big Gin Festival, Edinburgh Corn Exchange. (Highly Commended: Gintyre, Beinn an Tuirc Distillers, Explore Campbeltown and South Kintyre Development Trust)
Winner: Lind & Lime, The Port of Leith Distillery
Winner: Isle of Harris Distillery
Winner: The Orkney Distillery
Winner: McQueen Gin. (Highly commended: The Shetland Distillery Company)
Winner: Lussa Gin
Gold Medal: Makar Mulberry Aged Gin, Glasgow Distillery Company (Silver: Cask Finish Gin, Avva Scottish Gin, Moray Distillery, Bronze: Firkin Cask Aged Cote Du Roussillon Red)
Gold Medal: Rock Rose Premium Scottish Gin - Winter Edition, Dunnet Bay Distillers (Silver: Kinrara Highland Dry, Kinrara Distillery, Bronze: Isle of Bute Gorse Gin)
Gold Medal: Persie Herby & Aromatic Gin, Persie Distillery (Silver: Persie Spaniel Gin, Persie Distillery, Bronze: Misty Isle Mulled Christmas Gin)
Gold Medal: Caorunn Scottish Rasberry, Balmenach Distillery (Silver: Passion Fruit & Coconut Gin, Eden Mill, Bronze: Rhubarb & Ginger Gin, Edinburgh Gin)
Gold Medal: El:Gin Moray Mocha, El:Gin (Silver: Redcastle Passion Fruit & Mango Gin Liqueur, Bronze: Blackcurrant, Rhubarb & Ginger Gin Liqueur, Eden Mill)
Gold Medal: Pickerings Gin - Navy Strength, Summerhall Distillery (Silver: Kirkjuvagr Arkh-Angell, Orkney Distilling, Bronze: Something Clear, McLean's Gin)
Gold Medal: Holyrood Auld Tam, Holyrood Distillery (Silver: Rock Rose Old Tom Pink Grapefruit, Dunnet Bay Distillers, Bronze: Firkin Old Tom, Gleann Mor Spirits Co.)
Gold Medal: Lenzie Gin (Silver: Mackintosh Gin, Bronze: Glaswegin, Glaswegin Distilling Co.)
Winner: Lenzie Gin
Winner: Dunnet Bay Distillers
Des Clarke and Amy Irons
All of the winners gather on stage for a final photo.