2016 American Craft Spirits Awards

Best of Show

Best of Class: Maggie's Farm Single Barrel​  Allegheny Distilling

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Best of Class: Whiskey

Still 630​ Double Barrel Rallypoint

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Best of Class: Gin

Barrel Aged Knickerbocker  New Holland Artisan Spirits

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Best of Class: Rum

Maggie's Farm Single Barrel​  Allegheny Distilling

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Best of Class: Distilled Spirits Specialty

Barrel Aged Blueberry Liqueur Huber's Starlight Distillery

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Best of Class: Vodka
Ballast Point Spirits Fugu Vodka

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BEST IN CATEGORY: WHISKEY

Bourbon:  Straight Bourbon Whiskey, Kings County Distillery  
Malt: The Notch Nantucket Island Single Malt Whisky, Triple Eight Distillery
Rye: Double Barrel Rallypoint, Still 630 (Best in Class)
Wheat: Organic Pittsburgh Straight Wheat Whiskey, Pittsburgh Distilling Company, Llc 
Whiskey Liquor: Vermont Night Whiskey Liqueur, Square One Brewery & Distillery

BEST IN CATEGORY: GIN

Barrel-Aged: Barrel-Aged Knickerbocker Gin, New Holland Artisan Spirits (Best in Class)
Ginever: Wigle's Barrel Rested Ginever, Pittsburgh Distilling Company, Llc 
Gin Contemporary​: Healy's Gin, Trailhead Spirits
Old Tom​: Barr Hill Gin, Caledonia Spirits

BEST IN CATEGORY: VODKA

Potato: Pür Class Vodka, Hendricks Family Distillery Llc
Corn (Grain): Fugu Vodka, Ballast Point Spirits (Best in Class)

Congratulations are in order for all of these fine spirits as well as for all of the medalists in this year’s competition.

Vodka & Grain Spirits

Gold Medalists Distillery Spirit Name
  Algodones Distillery Claro "clear Diamond Vodka
  Ballast Point Spirits Fugu Vodka
  Disobedient Spirits Premium Blue Corn Vodka
  Hendricks Family Distillery Llc Pür Class Vodka
  Mile High Spirits Llc Vixen Vodka
  Mogul Distillery Mogul Vodka
  Tom's Town Distilling Co. Eli's Strongarm Vodka
Silver Medalists Backwards Distilling Company Ringleader Vodka
  Ballast Point Spirits Fugu Habanero Vodka
  Ballast Point Spirits Fugu Jamaicavodka
  Bear Creek Distillery Bear Creek Distillery 100% Rye Vodka
  Bluebird Distilling Bluebird Distilling Vodka
  Caledonia Spirits Barr Hill Vodka
  Copperworks Distilling Company Copperworks Vodka
  Cougar Red Distillery, Llc Cougar Red Vodka
  Frankfort Spirits, Inc. Verdict Vodka
  Great Northern Distilling Great Northern Distilling Potato Vodka
  Grey Matter Distillery Carve Craft Vodka
  Harvest Spirits Core Black Raspberry Vodka
  J. Carver Distillery J. Carver Premium Vodka
  Knox Whiskey Works Tn Valley Vodka
  Long Road Distillers Long Road Vodka
  Long Road Distillers Long Road Wendy Peppercorn
  New England Sweetwater Farm & Distillery Ashuelot Vodka
  Niagara Distilling Company Llc 1812
  Rusted Crow Spirits Llc Detroit Steam Vodka
  Sandstone Distillery Vodka
  Scratch Distilleryâ„¢ Scratch Distillery Potato Vodka
  Scratch Distilleryâ„¢ Scratch Distillery Pepper Flavored Vodka
  Solar Spirits Llc Solar Spirits Pacific Coast Vodka
  Vikre Distillery Vikre Lake Superior Vodka
  Wiggly Bridge Distillery Vodka
  Wilderness Trace Distillery Blue Heron
Bronze Medalists Ballast Point Spirits Fugu Horchata Vodka
  Ballast Point Spirits Fugu Pina Vodka
  Bear Creek Distillery Bear Creek Distillery 100% Wheat Vodka
  Churchill Vineyards / Frey Ranch Estate Distillery Frey Ranch Vodka
  Harvest Spirits Core Vodka
  Hudson Valley Distillers Spirits Grove Vodka
  J. Carver Distillery J. Carver Lake House Vodka
  Marble Distilling Co. Crystal River Vodka 80
  Rogue Spirits Single Malt Vodka
  Scratch Distilleryâ„¢ Scratch Distillery Citrus Flavored Vodka
  Solar Spirits Llc Solar Spirits Original Premium Vodka
  Trailhead Spirits Great North Vodka
  Whiskey Acres Distilling Co Whiskey Acres Vodka
  Wildwood Spirits Co. Stark Vatten

 

Gin

Gold Medalists Distillery Spirit Name
  Caledonia Spirits Barr Hill Gin
  New Holland Artisan Spirits Knickerbocker Gin
  New Holland Artisan Spirits Barrel-aged Knickerbocker Gin
  Pittsburgh Distilling Company, Llc Wigle's Barrel-rested Ginever
  Trailhead Spirits Healy's Gin
Silver Medalists Artisan Spirits And Brandy Works Gin
  Atelier Vie Euphrosine Gin #9 Barrel-finished Reserve
  Ballast Point Spirits Old Grove Gin
  Copper Fiddle Distillery Tom Gin
  Copperworks Distilling Company Copperworks Gin
  Corsair Distillery Genever
  Driftless Glen Distillery Wiscongin
  Durham Distillery Conniption American Dry Gin
  Graton Distilling Company D. George Benham's Gin
  House Spirits Distillery Aviation American Gin
  Huber's Starlight Distillery Starlight Distillery 1843 Gin
  New Columbia Distillers Green Hat Fall/winter Gin "ginavit" Xo
  New York Distilling Co. Dorothy Parker American Gin
  One Eight Distilling Ivy City Gin
  Rogue Spirits Spruce Gin
  Rogue Spirits Pink Spruce Gin
  San Juan Island Distillery Spy Hop Gin
  Scratch Distilleryâ„¢ Scratch Distillery G&t Style Gin
  Scratch Distilleryâ„¢ Scratch Distillery Barrel-finished Gin
  Sons Of Liberty Spirits Co. True Born Gin – The Belgian Wheat Act
  Tom's Town Distilling Co. Mcelroy's Corruption Gin
  Two James Spirits Two James Barrel Reserve Old Cockney Gin
Bronze Medalists Backwards Distilling Company Contortionist Gin
  Bent Brewstillery Gunner Ghost
  Blaum Bros. Distilling Co. Blaum Bros. Oak Reserve Gin
  Bluebird Distilling Juniperus Gin
  Caledonia Spirits Barr Hill Reserve Tom Cat Gin
  Copper Fiddle Distillery Fiddle Gin
  Copper Fox Distillery Vir
  Copperworks Distilling Company Copperworks New Barrel Gin
  Corsair Distillery Barrel Aged Gin
  Disobedient Spirits Hoodlebug Premium Gin
  Durham Distillery Conniption Navy Strength Gin
  Hudson Valley Distillers Clear Mountain Gin
  Knox Whiskey Works Jackson Ave Gin
  Manatawny Still Works Manatawny Still Works Odd Fellows No214 Gin
  New Riff Distilling, Llc New Riff Kentucky Wild Gin Bourbon Barreled
  New York Distilling Co. Chief Gowanus New-netherland Gin
  Orange County Distillery Gin
  Revolution Spirits Austin Reserve Gin
  Rusted Crow Spirits Llc Ginstache Gin
  Solar Spirits Llc Solar Spirits London Dry Gin
  Stonecutter Spirits Llc Stonecutter Spirits Single Barrel Gin
  Temple Distilling Company Chapter One Gin
  Temple Distilling Company Chapter One Navy Strength Gin
  Trailhead Spirits Healy's Reserve
  Triple Eight Distillery Gale Force Gin
  Wildwood Spirits Co. Kur
  Wollersheim Winery & Distillery Garden Gate Gin
  Wood's High Mountain Distillery Treeline Barrel Rested Gin

Brandy

Silver Medalists Distillery Spirit Name
  Driftless Glen Distillery 5 Year Reserve Brandy
  Harvest Spirits Harvest Spirits Apple Brandy
  San Juan Island Distillery Apple Brandy
Bronze Medalists Glacier Distilling Company Glacier Distilling Pear Eau-de-vie
  Huber's Starlight Distillery Starlight Distillery Peach Brandy
  Huber's Starlight Distillery Starlight Distillery Apple Brandy
  Huber's Starlight Distillery Starlight Distillery Applejack
  Huber's Starlight Distillery Starlight Distillery Grappa
  Hudson Valley Distillers Adirondack Applejack
  J. Carver Distillery J. Carver Apple Brandy
  Vermont Spirits No. 14 Apple Brandy
  Wollersheim Winery & Distillery Coquard Brandy

Specialty Spirits

Gold Medalists Distillery Spirit Name
  Huber's Starlight Distillery Starlight Distillery Blueberry Liqueur
Silver Medalists Four Leaf Spirits  Sásta Herbal Tea Liqueur
  Ballast Point Spirits Coffee Liqueur
  Bent Brewstillery Sugarshine
  Call Family Distillers Moonshine – flavored
  Copper Barrel Distillery Sugarshine
  Copper Barrel Distillery Moonshine – flavored
  Dehner Distillery Whiskey Based Liqueur
  High Wire Distilling Co. Herbal Liqueur
  Long Road Distillers Aqua Vit
  Pittsburgh Distilling Company, Llc Non-traditional
  Two James Spirits Absinthe
Bronze Medalists Belmont Farms Generic
  Boston Harbor Distillery Hopped
  Boston Harbor Distillery Hopped
  Broad Branch Distillery Sugarshine
  Call Family Distillers Sugarshine
  Call Family Distillers Moonshine – flavored
  Copper Barrel Distillery Moonshine – flavored
  Disobedient Spirits Sweet Liqueur
  Durham Distillery Coffee Liqueur
  Feisty Spirits Hopped
  Liquid Riot Bottling Company Herbal Liqueur
  New Columbia Distillers Herbal Liqueur
  Outer Banks Distilling Spiced Rum – flavored
  Pittsburgh Distilling Company, Llc Absinthe
  Pittsburgh Distilling Company, Llc Non-traditional
  Stilljoy Spirits, Inc. Whiskey Based Liqueur
  Vermont Spirits Rum less than 1 yr
  Vikre Distillery Aqua Vit
  Wollersheim Winery & Distillery Absinthe

Rum

Gold Medalists Distillery Spirit Name
  Allegheny Distilling, Llc Maggie's Farm Single Barrel
  Allegheny Distilling, Llc Maggie's Farm Queen's Share Rye Oak Aged
  Ballast Point Spirits Three Sheets Barrel Aged Rum
  Bear Creek Distillery Bear Creek Distillery Cask Strength Rum
  Richland Distilling Company Richland Single Estate Old Georgia Rum
Silver Medalists Allegheny Distilling, Llc Maggie's Farm Queen's Share Unaged
  Allegheny Distilling, Llc Maggie's Farm Queen's Share Bourbon Oak Aged
  Backwards Distilling Company Sword Swallower Rum
  Bear Creek Distillery Bear Creek Distillery Silver Rum
  Bier Distillery Devil's Message Obsidian
  Big Escambia Spirits Cru Rum
  Bluebird Distilling Sugarcane Rum
  Cannon Beach Distillery Donjon Shanks
  Great Northern Distilling Great Northern Distilling Opportunity Rum
  Huber's Starlight Distillery Spiced Rum
  Louisiana Spirits Llc Bayou Rum Silver
  Louisiana Spirits Llc Bayou Rum Spiced
  Louisiana Spirits Llc Bayou Select Rum
  Manatawny Still Works Manatawny Still Works Small-batch Rum Batch03
  New Holland Artisan Spirits Michigan Amber Rum
  Njoy Spirits, Llc. Distillery Mermaid Rum
  Outer Banks Distilling Kill Devil Silver Rum
  Prichards Distillery, Inc. Prichards Fine Rum
  Smoky Quartz Distillery Llc Granite Coast Rum
  Wicked Dolphin Wicked Dolphin Hidden Barrel Reserve
  Wiggly Bridge Distillery Rum
  Wiggly Bridge Distillery Small Barrel Rum
Bronze Medalists Allegheny Distilling, Llc Maggie's Farm White Rum
  Allegheny Distilling, Llc Maggie's Farm Spiced Rum
  Artisan Grain Distillery Artisan Grain Silver Rum
  Ballast Point Spirits Three Sheets Rum
  Ballast Point Spirits Three Sheets Spiced Rum
  Beach Time Distilling Beach Fire Spiced Rum
  Cannon Beach Distillery Dorymen's
  Coppercraft Distillery Coppercraft Rum
  Mad River Distillers Px Rum
  Montanya Distillers, Llc Exclusiva Rum
  Rogue Spirits Hazelnut Spice Rum
  Still 630 Soulard Island
  Still 630 Soulard Island Smoked Honey Rum
  Wicked Dolphin Wicked Dolphin Gold
  Wicked Dolphin Wicked Dolphin Brewers Series Double Barrel
  Wilderness Trace Distillery Harvest Rum

Whiskey

Gold Medalists Distillery Spirit Name
  Corsair Distillery Triple Smoke Single Barrel
  Garrison Brothers Distillery Garrison Brothers Cowboy Bourbon
  High Wire Distilling Co. New Southern Revival Single Malt
  House Spirits Distillery Westward Oregon Straight Malt Whiskey
  J.k.williams Distilling Llc J.k.'s High Rye
  Kings County Distillery Straight Bourbon Whiskey
  Kings County Distillery Single Malt
  New Riff Distilling, Llc New Riff New Make Malted Rye Mash
  Pittsburgh Distilling Company, Llc Organic Pittsburgh Straight Wheat Whiskey
  Ranger Creek Brewing & Distilling Ranger Creek .36 Single Barrel
  Square One Brewery & Distillery Vermont Night Whiskey Liqueur
  Still 630 Double Barrel Rallypoint
  Stillwater Spirits Moylan's American Single Malt
  Triple Eight Distillery The Notch Nantucket Island Single Malt Whisky
  Virginia Distillery Company Virginia Highland Malt
  Woodinville Whiskey Co. Woodinville Straight Bourbon Whiskey
Silver Medalists 45th Parallel Spirits Border Bourbon
  45th Parallel Spirits W Wheat Whiskey
  Appalachian Gap Distillery Ridgeline Vermont Whiskey
  Appalachian Mountain Spirits Revelations, A Single Malt Corn Whisky
  Balcones Distilling Balcones Baby Blue
  Balcones Distilling Balcones '1' Texas Single Malt
  Balcones Distilling Balcones True Blue 100
  Ballast Point Spirits Devil's Share Single Malt Whiskey
  Ballast Point Spirits Devil's Share Bourbon Whiskey
  Ballast Point Spirits Devil's Share Moonshine
  Batch 206 Distillery Old Log Cabin Bourbon
  Beechtree Distillery Llc Beechtree Tennessee Single Barrel Whiskey
  Black Button Distilling Four Grain Bourbon
  Bluebird Distilling White Rye Whiskey
  Copper Fox Distillery Wasmund's
  Copper Fox Distillery Copper Fox
  Copper Fox Distillery Belle Grove 1797
  Corsair Distillery Wildfire
  Cut Spike Distillery Cut Spike Single Malt Whiskey
  Disobedient Spirits Blue Dog Corn Whiskey
  Feisty Spirits Feisty Spirits Rcto Bourbon
  Florida Farm Distillers Palm Ridge Reserve
  Florida Farm Distillers Palm Ridge Rye
  Frankfort Spirits, Inc. Emil Stimple Bourbon – Double Barrel
  Garrison Brothers Distillery Garrison Brothers Texas Straight Bourbon Whiskey
  Garrison Brothers Distillery Garrison Brothers Texas Straight Bourbon Whiskey Single Barrel
  Glacier Distilling Company Bad Rock
  Golden Moon Distillery Golden Moon Colorado Single Malt Whiskey
  Great Northern Distilling Great Northern Distilling Vanguard Whiskey
  Great Northern Distilling Great Northern Distilling Rye Whiskey
  Hamilton Distillers Whiskey Del Bac – Dorado
  Harvest Spirits John Henry Single Malt Whiskey
  Hillrock Estate Distillery Solera Aged Bourbon
  Hillrock Estate Distillery Single Malt Whiskey
  Iron Smoke Distillery Rattlesnake Rosie's Apple Pie Whiskey
  Kings County Distillery Kings County Bourbon
  Kings County Distillery Kings County Wine Cask Finished Bourbon
  Knox Whiskey Works Old City Heirloom Corn Whiskey
  Ko Distilling Virginia Moon White Whiskey
  Lake George Distilling Company Bullhead Bourbon
  Lazy Guy Distillery Threesome Whiskey
  Mad River Distillers Mad River Distillers Bourbon
  Manatawny Still Works Manatawny Still Works Small-batch Whiskey Batch06
  Manatawny Still Works Manatawny Still Works Small-batch Whiskey Batch07 Cask Strength
  Middle West Spirits Oyo Oloroso Wheat Whiskey
  Motor City Gas Oak Town Brown
  New Holland Artisan Spirits Beer Barrel Bourbon
  New Holland Artisan Spirits Pitchfork Wheat
  New Holland Artisan Spirits Zeppelin Bend
  New Holland Artisan Spirits Cask & Smoke
  New Liberty Distillery Kinsey American Whiskey Aged 7 Years Cask Strength
  New Riff Distilling, Llc O.k.i. Straight Bourbon Whiskey Saison Barrel Finish
  New York Distilling Co. Mr. Katz's Rock & Rye
  One Eight Distilling Untitled No. 3
  Orange County Distillery Ocd Corn Whiskey
  Orange County Distillery Bourbon Whiskey
  Panther Distillery Pike Street Bourbon
  Panther Distillery Minnesota 14
  Pittsburgh Distilling Company, Llc Organic Wapsie Valley Corn Pennsylvania Bourbon Whiskey
  Pittsburgh Distilling Company, Llc Single Barrel Cask Strength Organic Wapsie Valley Corn Pennsylvania Bourbon Whiskey
  Ranger Creek Brewing & Distilling Ranger Creek .44 Texas Rye
  Ranger Creek Brewing & Distilling Ranger Creek Rimfire Mesquite Smoked Single Malt
  Ranger Creek Brewing & Distilling Ranger Creek .36 White
  Ranger Creek Brewing & Distilling Ranger Creek .36 Texas Bourbon
  Ranger Creek Brewing & Distilling Ranger Creek .36 Texas Bourbon
  Rogue Spirits Dead Guy Whiskey
  Sandstone Distillery White Whiskey
  Six & Twenty Distillery Six & Twenty 5-grain Bourbon
  Six & Twenty Distillery Six & Twenty Old Money
  Smoky Quartz Distillery Llc V5 Bourbon
  Sons Of Liberty Spirits Co. Uprising American Single Malt Whiskey
  Sons Of Liberty Spirits Co. Battle Cry American Single Malt Whiskey
  Square One Brewery & Distillery Jj Neukomm Missouri Malt Whiskey
  Square One Brewery & Distillery Hopskey
  Still 630 Rallypoint Maple Sunset
  Still 630 S.s. Sorghum Whiskey
  Stillwater Spirits Moylan's Cask Strength
  Two James Spirits Two James Johnny Smoking Gun Whiskey
  Van Brunt Stillhouse Van Brunt Stillhouse Bourbon Whiskey
  Whiskey Acres Distilling Co Whiskey Acres Corn Whiskey
  Wiggly Bridge Distillery Small Barrel Bourbon Whisky
  Wood Hat Spitits Llc Bourbon Rubenesque
  Wood Hat Spitits Llc Double Wood Bourbon
  Wood Hat Spitits Llc All American Red, White & Blue Corn Whiskey
  Woodinville Whiskey Co. Woodinville Cask-strength Straight Bourbon Whiskey
  Wood's High Mountain Distillery Tenderfoot Whiskey
  Wyoming Whiskey Inc. Wyoming Whiskey Small Batch
  Wyoming Whiskey Inc. Wyoming Whiskey Barrel Strength
Bronze Medalists Beechtree Distillery Llc Beechtree White Whiskey
  Bluebird Distilling Four Grain Bourbon
  Coppercraft Distillery Coppercraft Bourbon
  Coppercraft Distillery Coppercraft Cask Strength Bourbon
  Disobedient Spirits Liberty Bourbon Whiskey
  Driftless Glen Distillery Young Rye Whiskey
  Great Wagon Road Distilling Company Rúa
  Hamilton Distillers Whiskey Del Bac – Classic
  High Wire Distilling Co. New Southern Revival Rye
  Hillrock Estate Distillery Double Cask Rye Whiskey- Port Finished
  Huber's Starlight Distillery Starlight Distillery Carl T Bourbon
  Iron Smoke Distillery Iron Smoke Whiskey
  J.k.williams Distilling Llc J.k.'s Bourbon Select
  Kings County Distillery Kings County Moonshine
  Kings County Distillery Kings County Peated Bourbon
  Lake George Distilling Company Adirondack Wildfire Whiskey
  Lazy Guy Distillery Kennesaw Lightning
  Liquid Riot Bottling Company Old Port Rye
  Liquid Riot Bottling Company Old Port Single Malt
  Manatawny Still Works Manatawny Still Works J. Potts Whiskey
  Nelson's Green Brier Distillery Nelson's Green Brier Tennessee White Whiskey
  New Liberty Distillery New Liberty White Whiskey
  New Liberty Distillery Kinsey Rye Whiskey Cask Strength
  New York Distilling Co. Ragtime Straight Rye Whiskey
  Njoy Spirits, Llc. Distillery Wild Buck American Rye Whiskey
  Pittsburgh Distilling Company, Llc Cask Strength Deep Cut Organic Rye Whiskey
  Pittsburgh Distilling Company, Llc Hopped Wheat
  Pittsburgh Distilling Company, Llc Small Cask Organic Rye Whiskey
  Pittsburgh Distilling Company, Llc Smoked
  Pittsburgh Distilling Company, Llc Organic Monongahela Straight Rye Whiskey
  Rogue Spirits Single Malt Whiskey
  Still 630 Alpha I.s.b.a.
  Tuthilltown Spirits Hudson Maple Cask Rye Whiskey
  Tuthilltown Spirits Hudson Baby Bourbon
  Tuthilltown Spirits Hudson Manhattan Rye Whiskey
  Two James Spirits Two James Catcher's Rye
  Van Brunt Stillhouse Van Brunt Stillhouse American Whiskey
  Vikre Distillery Vikre Sugarbush Whiskey
  Whiskey Acres Distilling Co Whiskey Acres Bourbon
  Wiggly Bridge Distillery White Whisky
  Winter Park Distilling Company Bear Gully Classic Reserve Bourbon
  Winter Park Distilling Company Bear Gully Classic Bonfire Bourbon
  Wood's High Mountain Distillery Alpine Rye