Two Barton 1792 Distillery Bourbons Awarded Double Gold

Oct 04, 2016 Industry News
Industry News

The results from the 2016 New York World Wine & Spirits Competition are in, and Barton 1792 Distillery received two double gold medals for its 1792 Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey Single Barrel and Zackariah Harris Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey. In total 1792 received four medals from the competition.

This year, the number of brand entries increased by 50 percent and NYWWSC reported that the quality of the brands ranked superior.

1792 Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey Single Barrel and Zackariah Harris Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey each received the highest honor, the double gold medal. The double gold medal is given only if every judge awards a gold medal to the product.

Other Barton 1792 Distillery products recognized by the NYWWSC included 1792 Small Batch Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey, and Kentucky Tavern Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey. 1792 Small Batch Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey received a gold medal and Kentucky Tavern Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey received a silver medal.

This competition is associated with the Triple Crown of Competitions (The San Francisco International Wine Competition and The San Francisco World Spirits Competition), and is in its sixth year.  The NYWWSC aims to promote the quality and excellence of the world's best wines, spirits and liqueurs.

The NYWWSC is judged by a panel of the spirit industry’s most renowned judges including award-winning authors, buyers, journalists, educators, and bar owners, who rate each spirit on a 100-point scale

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