The 2022 Competition Is Now OPEN

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!

 

APRIL 23-24, 2022

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.

             
  # Medal Company Title Category Region Country
Best in show 1 Best in show - Best of Liqueurs Lairds Sorel Herbal / Botanicals Liqueurs NJ United States
Best in show 2 Best in show - Best of Whiskey Lock 1 Distilling Company F.A Waldron Chestnut Rye American Straight Rye Whiskey NY United States
Best in show 3 Best in show - Best of Gin Tiger Gin Tiger Gin Gin Shropshire United Kingdom
Best in show 4 Best in show - Best of Bourbon Uncle Nearest Premium Whiskey Master Blend Edition - Batch 009 Small Batch Bourbon 10 Yrs. & Younger TN United States
Platinum 5 Platinum Lock 1 Distilling Company Liquid Butterscotch Flavored Whiskey NY United States
Platinum 6 Platinum Old Scotland Road Distillery, LLC Handlebar Handcrafted White Rye Non-Aged Whiskey NY United States
Platinum 7 Platinum Saint Lawrence Spirits Kentucky Son Straight Bourbon Barrel Strength Small Batch Bourbon 10 Yrs. & Younger NY United States
Platinum 8 Platinum Uncle Nearest Premium Whiskey 1856 Premium Aged Whiskey Tennessee Whiskey TN United States
Platinum 9 Platinum Vi & Mi DE RE Slivovice Slovenija
Platinum 10 Platinum Wölffler Estate Vineyard Estate Brandy Brandy NY USA
Gold 11 Gold Doc Swinson's Alter Ego Solera Rye American Rye Whiskey WA United States
Gold 12 Gold Ellicottville Distillery Straight Bourbon Straight Bourbon NY United States
Gold 13 Gold Erie Canal Distillers To Hell and Back Corn Whisky Corn Whiskey NY United States
Gold 14 Gold Familia Camarena Anejo Anejo Tequila Mexico
Gold 15 Gold Familia Camarena Silver/Plato Silver / Gold (Non-Aged) Tequila Mexico
Gold 16 Gold Halftone Spirits Aquavit Aquavit NY United States
Gold 17 Gold Halftone Spirits Gin Gin NY United States
Gold 18 Gold Last Shot Distillery Straight Bourbon Straight Bourbon NY United States
Gold 19 Gold Los Angeles Distillery Hi-Wheat Straight Bourbon Whiskey Bottled in Bond Bottled in Bond American Whiskey CA United States
Gold 20 Gold Los Angeles Distillery Straight Bourbon Whiskey Bottled in Bond Bottled in Bond American Whiskey CA United States
Gold 21 Gold Old Scotland Road Distillery, LLC Handlebar Handcrafted Traditional American Moonshine Corn Whiskey Moonshine NY United States
Gold 22 Gold Old Scotland Road Distillery, LLC Handlebar Handcrafted White Corn Whiskey Non-Aged Whiskey NY United States
Gold 23 Gold Royal Mash Limited Vintage Vodka 2020 Potato Vodka Jersey United Kingdom
Gold 24 Gold Smokin' Tails Distillery Rye Spirit Other Brown Spirits NY United States
Gold 25 Gold Tall Pines Distillery Bananas Foster Natural Fruit Blended PA United States
Gold 26 Gold Yankee Distillers Straight Single Malt Whiskey American Craft Whiskey NY United States
Silver 27 Silver Austin Vodka Company Goodnight Loving Vodka Vodka TX USA
Silver 28 Silver Doc Swinson's Alter Ego Triple Cask Bourbon Straight Bourbon WA United States
Silver 29 Silver Familia Camarena Reposado Reposado Tequila Mexico
Silver 30 Silver Indiana Peony Spirit LLC Almond Spirit Nut Liqueur IN United States
Silver 31 Silver Krooked Tusker Distillery QKA Navy Gin Gin NY United States
Silver 32 Silver Long Creek Distillery Toddi Lemon Lime Vodka Vodka Flavored / Infused TX United States
Silver 33 Silver Long Creek Distillery Toddi Vodka Corn Vodka TX United States
Silver 34 Silver Old Scotland Road Distillery, LLC Morluski's Bourbon Barrel Finished Krupnik Other Liqueurs NY United States
Silver 35 Silver Old Scotland Road Distillery, LLC Morluski's Handcrafted Krupnik Other Liqueurs NY United States
Silver 36 Silver Saint Lawrence Spirits Flagship American Straight Whiskey Corn Whiskey NY United States
Silver 37 Silver Saint Lawrence Spirits Ice Breaker Whiskey Barrel Strength American Craft Whiskey NY United States
Silver 38 Silver Saint Lawrence Spirits La Fee Rouge Absinthe Absinthe NY United States
Silver 39 Silver Saint Lawrence Spirits Ryseing Tide Whiskey American Craft Whiskey NY United States
Silver 40 Silver Saint Lawrence Spirits VODKA Other Grain Vodka NY United States
Silver 41 Silver The Sangria Shop Don Fernando Lime Vodka Vodka Flavored / Infused MI United States
Silver 42 Silver Von Payne Spirits, LLC Von Payne Black Flavored Whiskey FL United States
Bronze 43 Bronze Antler Run Distilling Antler Run Bourbon Straight Bourbon NY United States
Bronze 44 Bronze Doc Swinson's Blender's Cut Bourbon Straight Bourbon WA United States
Bronze 45 Bronze Ellicottville Distillery Appleshine Other Liqueurs NY United States
Bronze 46 Bronze Ellicottville Distillery Maple Bourbon Creme Cream / Dairy Liqueurs NY United States
Bronze 47 Bronze Halftone Spirits London Dry Gin Gin NY United States
Bronze 48 Bronze Halftone Spirits Vodka Corn Vodka NY United States
Bronze 49 Bronze Last Shot Distillery Four-Grain Whiskey American Craft Whiskey NY United States
Bronze 50 Bronze Long Creek Distillery Toddi Mint Vodka Vodka Flavored / Infused TX United States
Bronze 51 Bronze Long Creek Distillery Toddi Vanilla Cream Vodka Vodka Flavored / Infused TX United States
Bronze 52 Bronze Los Angeles Distillery Tokaji Cask Single Malt Whisky American Single Malt Whiskey CA United States
Bronze 53 Bronze Los Angeles Distillery Virgin Oak Single Malt Whisky American Single Malt Whiskey CA United States
Bronze 54 Bronze Old Scotland Road Distillery, LLC Handlebar Handcrafted Cinnamon Moonshine Flavored Moonshine NY United States
Bronze 55 Bronze Saint Lawrence Spirits Admiral Albatros Corn Whiskey Moonshine NY United States
Bronze 56 Bronze Saint Lawrence Spirits Admiral's Collection - Port Barrel Finish Other Whiskey NY United States
Bronze 57 Bronze Saint Lawrence Spirits American Anchored Gin Gin NY United States
Bronze 58 Bronze Saint Lawrence Spirits Downbound Gin Barreled Navy Strength Gin NY United States
Bronze 59 Bronze Saint Lawrence Spirits Penet Square Gin Gin NY United States
Bronze 60 Bronze Saint Lawrence Spirits Rye Knot Whiskey American Rye Whiskey NY United States
Bronze 61 Bronze Saint Lawrence Spirits Verte Absinthe Absinthe NY United States
Bronze 62 Bronze Smokin' Tails Distillery Apple Pie Moonshine Flavored Moonshine NY United States
Bronze 63 Bronze Smokin' Tails Distillery Pre-Prohibition Bourbon Whisky Small Batch Bourbon 10 Yrs. & Younger NY United States
Bronze 64 Bronze The Sangria Shop Don Fernando Ron de Coco Rum Flavored / Infused MI United States
Bronze 65 Bronze Uncle Nearest Premium Whiskey 1884 Small Batch Whiskey Small Batch Bourbon 10 Yrs. & Younger TN United States
Bronze 66 Bronze Wölffler Estate Vineyard Gin Gin NY USA
Bronze 67 Bronze Yankee Distillers Straight Bourbon Whiskey Straight Bourbon NY United States
Bronze 68 Bronze Yankee Distillers Straight Rye Whiskey American Straight Rye Whiskey NY United States
Bronze 69 Bronze Yankee Distillers Straight Wheat Whiskey American Craft Whiskey NY United States