Barrell Craft Spirits' Barrell Bourbon Batch 021 was named "Best Bourbon" and "Best Small Batch Bourbon" – both overall and within the 6-10 year category – at the 2020 San Francisco World Spirits Competition. Additionally, Barrell Bourbon Batch 020 and Barrell Rye Batch 003 were also awarded Double Gold medals, while Barrell Bourbon Batch 022 earned a Gold Medal. Photo courtesy Barrell Craft Spirits/Business Wire.
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Barrell Craft Spirits (BCS) is delighted to announce that its Barrell Bourbon Batch 021 received Double Gold and was named Best Bourbon and Best Small Batch Bourbon – both overall and within the 6-10 year category – at the 2020 San Francisco World Spirits Competition (SFWSC). Additionally, Barrell Bourbon Batch 020 and Barrell Rye Batch 003 were awarded Double Gold medals, while Barrell Bourbon Batch 022 earned a Gold Medal.
@BarrellBourbon Batch 021 named Best Bourbon at the 2020 @SFWSpiritsComp, Barrell Bourbon Batch 020 & Barrell Rye Batch 003 awarded Double Gold + Barrell Bourbon Batch 022 earns Gold #bourbon #spirits #sfwsc
SFWSC is the largest international spirits competition in the United States. Judging is blind and done by a prestigious panel of nationally recognized spirits judges, each selected for their distinct and trusted palate. With two decades of experience, the SFWSC has become one of the most respected competitions in the world.
“We’re incredibly grateful that several of our batches were recognized at this prestigious competition including top honors in the bourbon category,” said Company Founder Joe Beatrice. “Our goal is to become the most creative, forward-thinking, and progressive whiskey blenders in the nation. That means we push the creative envelope every day, exploring opportunities to source and blend outside the box, and showcase the world’s most exciting spirits. These recent batches represent the constant evolution and depth and dimension of our Bourbon and Rye Whiskeys.”
Founded in 2013, BCS selects and blends products that explore different distillation methods, barrels and aging environments, and bottles them at cask strength. The company’s extensive stocks of high-quality casks means it can craft extraordinary blends and creative finishes that maximize the nuances of each ingredient. Every batch is produced as a limited release and has a distinct flavor profile.
At the 2019 San Francisco World Spirits Competition, BCS won “Best Small Batch Bourbon over 11 years old” (Barrell Bourbon Batch 018) as well as three Double Golds. In previous years, it captured the 2017 “Best Bourbon” and “Best Small Batch Bourbon,” (Barrell Bourbon Batch 011) and “Best Over Proof Rum” (Barrell Rum Batch 001).
The Barrell Craft Spirits award-winning line of products is currently sold in 45 US states and online via www.barrellbourbon.com. Follow Barrell Craft Spirits on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn.
About Barrell Craft Spirits
Barrell Craft Spirits is an independent blender and bottler of unique aged, cask-strength sourced whiskey and rum spirits, that is recognized for its blending expertise. The company selects and blends products that explore different distillation methods, barrels and aging environments, and bottles them at cask strength. Every batch is produced as a limited release and has a distinct flavor profile.
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