The penultimate part of our most innovative spirits launches of 2020 features a Scottish twist on shōchū, a Cognac cask‐finished Cachaça and an alcohol-free ‘mezcal’.

The fourth instalment of our top 50 innovative spirits launches of the last 12 months features game-changing products from Scottish distiller Brewdog, Chicago’s Skeptic Distillery and rye whiskey producer Whistlepig.

The sea played a key role in launches from Cognac house Camus and English gin maker Salcombe Distilling Co, while non-alcoholic ‘spirits’ welcomed a raft of innovations from new entrant Senser and alcohol-free ‘spirit’ brand Fluère.

Meanwhile, the creative minds at Ontario’s Forty Creek debuted the world’s first botanical-infused Canadian whisky.

The fifth and final chapter of the innovative spirits list will be revealed tomorrow (27 January).

Click through the following pages to see the fourth part of our top 50 innovative spirits launches of 2020, counting down from 20 to 11.

To view 50 to 41, click here.

To view 40 to 31, click here.

To view 30 to 21, click here.