Enter the Competition

To make a great spirit you bring all of your artistry, dedication, science and passion to the table. We bring the most respected judges from around the world to the other side of that table.

OUR GOAL IS TO INCREASE AWARENESS IN YOUR DISTILLERY AND HELP YOU SELL MORE GREAT SPIRITS!

About us

To make a great spirit you bring all of your artistry, dedication, science and passion to the table. We bring the world's most respected judges from around the world to the other side of that table. Competition on a truly international scale – all for the best of reasons – Giving Back. 

Our Judges

WE HAVE THE BEST JUDGES. Our judges include the most influential people in the spirits industry, including Masters Distillers, Certified Spirits Educators, Brand Ambassadors, retailers, importers and spirits industry writers and consultants.

Whiskies / Whiskeys

  • 101 - Straight Bourbon
  • 102 - Small Batch Bourbon 10 Yrs. & Younger
  • 103 - Small Batch Bourbon 11 Yrs. & Older
  • 104 - Single Barrel American Whiskey 10 Yrs. & Younger
  • 105 - Single Barrel American Whiskey 11 Yrs. & Older
  • 106 - American Rye Whiskey
  • 107 - Tennessee Whiskey
  • 108 - American Straight Rye Whiskey
  • 109 - American Blended Whiskey
  • 110 - American Craft Whiskey
  • 111 - Corn Whiskey
  • 112 - Canadian Whisky
  • 113 - Blended Irish Whiskey
  • 114 - Single Malt Irish Whiskey
  • 115 - Pure Pot Still Irish Whiskey
  • 116 - Blended Scotch
  • 117 - Single Malt Scotch
  • 118 - Japanese Whiskey
  • 150 - Non-Aged Whiskey
  • 160 - Flavored Whiskey
  • 170 - Other Whiskey

Moonshine

  • 201 - Corn Whiskey Moonshine
  • 202 - Aged Moonshine
  • 203 - Sugarshine
  • 250 - Natural Fruit Blended
  • 260 - Flavored Moonshine
  • 270 - Other Moonshine

White Spirits

  • 301 - Aquavit
  • 310 - Gin
  • 311 - Gin Genever
  • 312 - Plymouth-style Gin
  • 313 - Gin Flavored / Infused
  • 320 - Moutai / Baijiu
  • 330 - Soju / Shochu
  • 340 - Potato Vodka
  • 341 - Wheat Vodka
  • 342 - Rye Vodka
  • 343 - Corn Vodka
  • 344 - Other Grain Vodka
  • 345 - Grape Vodka
  • 346 - Sugar Cane Vodka
  • 347 - Vodka Flavored / Infused
  • 350 - Other Vodka

Rum

  • 401 - Rum White
  • 402 - Rum Dark / Gold
  • 403 - Extra-Aged Rum (More Than 5 Years)
  • 404 - Over-Proof Rum
  • 405 - Rum Spiced
  • 406 - Rum Flavored / Infused
  • 410 - Other Rum

Rhum Agricole

  • 501 - Rhum Non-Aged
  • 502 - Rhum Aged
  • 503 - Rhum Extra Aged (Over 16yrs)
  • 504 - Rhum Flavored / Infused
  • 510 - Other Rhum Agricole

Brandies

  • 601 - Armagnac VS (or equivalent)
  • 602 - Armagnac VSOP (or equivalent)
  • 603 - Armagnac XO (or equivalent)
  • 604 - Armagnac Vintage
  • 610 - Cognac VS / Three Star (or equivalent)
  • 611 - Cognac VSOP (or equivalent)
  • 612 - Cognac XO (or equivalent)
  • 613 - Cognac Extra-Aged / Vintage
  • 614 - Cognac Flavored / Infused
  • 620 - Calvados
  • 621 - Calvados Vintage
  • 630 - Apple Brandy
  • 631 - Alambic Brandy
  • 632 - French Grape Brandy
  • 633 - American Grape Brandy
  • 634 - Spanish Grape Brandy & Brandy De Jerez
  • 635 - Italian Grape Brandy
  • 636 - Grappa
  • 637 - Marc
  • 638 - Pisco
  • 639 - Eau-De-Vie
  • 640 - Slivovice
  • 650 - Fruit Brandy (other than grape)
  • 660 - Other Brandies

Agave/Tequila

  • 701 - Silver / Gold (Non-Aged) Tequila
  • 702 - Reposado Tequila
  • 703 - Anejo Tequila
  • 704 - Extra-Aged Anejo
  • 705 - Mixto Tequila
  • 706 - Tequila Flavored / Infused
  • 710 - Mescal, Sotol, Bacanora, Comiteca
  • 720 - Other Agave Spirits

Other Spirits

  • 801 - Guaro
  • 802 - Cachaca
  • 820 - Other Brown Spirits
  • 850 - Other White Spirits

Liqueurs And Others

  • 901 - Absinthe
  • 902 - Aperitif
  • 903 - Chocolate Liqueur
  • 904 - Coffee Liqueur
  • 905 - Cream / Dairy Liqueurs
  • 906 - Fruit Liqueur
  • 907 - Herbal / Botanicals Liqueurs
  • 908 - Nut Liqueur
  • 909 - Pastis
  • 910 - Schnapps
  • 920 - Spirit / Wine Blends
  • 930 - Other Liqueurs
  • 940 - Pre-Mixed Cocktails 20.0% or less ABV
  • 950 - Pre-Mixed Cocktails 20.1% or higher ABV