Results for the Great Taste Awards 2016!

Great Taste Awards 2016 Burren Smokehouse winnerThis is the season for awards, it seems.

Not only are we shortlisted for the Irish Quality Food Awards, but we also have you know that our products won two gold medals at the Great Taste Awards 2016:

Burren Hot Smoked Irish Organic Salmon with Highbank Orchard Apple Syrup & Dill - 2-star Gold Medal

and

Burren Peat and Oak Hot Smoked Irish Organic Salmon - 1-star Gold Medal

The first one almost got a 3-star gold medal, if the tasting notes are anything to go by. These are the tasting notes:

"Well done for not overdoing the smoking, a pleasant moist texture, beautifully fresh dill, a very stunning presentation. There is a sweet note to start with, the dill is good, the salmon is moist and much sweeter and juicier at the belly of the fish. A rich moist fish, dense flesh with wonderful aroma of fresh dill and sweetness from the syrup. The flavour is lovely. The moist flesh is complemented by the ingredients, with the salt delivering what it should without overpowering. The freshness of the dill is really good. We were almost there for 3 stars, but not quite...."