2014 Winners

THE NEW YORK INTERNATIONAL SPIRITS COMPETITION ANNOUNCES 2014 WINNERS

TOP HONORS INCLUDE:

Double Gold

Whiskies
Johnnie Walker Blue

Gold

Armagnac
Chateau De Laubade VSOP
Comte de Lauvia XO In Decanter

Brandies
Oude Meester Demant
Van Ryn 12yr Distillers Reserve
Van Ryn 15yr Fine Cask Review

Calvados
Boulard XO

Cognac
ABK6 V.S

Liqueurs
Amarula Gold

Mezcal
Mezcal de Leyenda Guerrero

Whiskey
Aberfeldy 12 yr
Alltech Town Branch Bourbon
Bains Cap Mountain Whiskey
Jim Beam Single Barrel
Jim Beam Single Craft 12 Years
Kavalan Single Malt Whiskey
Kavalan Solist Ex Bourbon Single Cask Strength
Kavalan Solist Fino Single Cask Strength Single
Knob Creek Single Barrel Reserve
Laphroaig 10yr
Lagavulin 16yr
Talisker 10yr
Talisker Storm
Three Ships Bourbon Cask Finish
Westland Distillery Peated Whiskey

Silver

Armagnac
Comte de Lauvia Double Cask Matured
Comte de Lauvia Duo Millesimes

Brandies
Oude Meester 12yr Reserve
Oude Meester 18yr Souverein
Van Ryn 20yr Collectors Reserve

Cachaca
Engenho Sao Luiz Cachaca Augusta
Midas Cachaca

Cognac
Bache Gabrielsen XO
Cognac Leyrat XO
D’USSE VSOP
D’USSE XO
Remy Martin 1738

Gin
Astoria Distilling Company Queens Courage

Liqueurs
Aromatique Bitter Liqueur
Bauchant Orange Liquor
HILARITAS
J&L Distilling FYR Liqueur
Martini Gran Lusso
Roundhouse Spirits Pumpkin King Cordial

Mezcal
Mezcales de Leyenda El Peloton De La Muerte

Rum
Bacardi 8
Hamaka Rum Black Spiced
Jack Cross Spiced Rum
Maggie’s Farm Queens Share
Pierre’s Rum
Rhum Clement Select Barrel

Tequila
El Tesoro Anejo
El Tesoro Platinum
Miel de Tierra Reposado
Tres Agaves Tequila Reposado

Vodka
3Howls Blood Orange Flavored Vodka
American Star Ghost Chili Vodka
Dillon’s Small Batch Method 95 Vodka
Mainstay Island Fusion
Pervak Vodka
Pick Six Vodka

Whiskies
Alberta Rye Dark Batch
Ancnoc 12yr
Balcones Brimstone
Balblair 2003
Buchanan Special Reserve Blended Scotch
Buchanan Deluxe Blended Scotch Whiskey
Breuckelen Distilling 77 Whiskey Local Rye and Corn
Bruichladdich The Scotish Laddie
Canadian Club 1858
Colonel Cobb Moonshine
Dewars Signature
Hudson Whiskey Manhattan Rye
Jim Beam Devil’s Cut
Johnnie Walker Double Black
Kavalan Concertmaster Single Malt Whiskey
Kavalan King Car Conductor Single Malt Whiskey
Kilebeggan 18yr
Oban 14yr
Redemption Rye Barrel Proof Straight Rye Whiskey 7yr
Pearse Lyons Reserve
Speyburn 10yr
Three Ships 5 Year
Tomatin Cu Bocan
Tomatin 14yr
Treaty Oak Distilling Red-Handed Whiskey
Tryconnell Irish Whiskey
Twelve Five Rye
Van Brunt Stillhouse American Whiskey

Bronze

Brandy
E&J Gallo VS

Cognac
Cognac Le Reviseur VSOP

Gin
3Howls Navy Strength Gin
Anchor Old Tom Gin
Boomsma Jonge Genever
Candy Manor Gin
Copperworks Distilling Company Gin
5 Continents Hamburg Dry Gin
Green Hats Gin Spring/Summer Seasonal
James River Distillery Commonwealth Gin
Hendricks Gin
Long Island Spirits Deepwells
New Amsterdam Gin
The Botanist

Liqueurs
Appalachian Gap Kaffevan Coffee Liqueur
Bauchant Orange Liquor
Casa Da Turva Blueberry Liqueur
Martini Bianco
Martini Bitter
Marini Rosso
Stilljoy Spirits Movados
Tree Spirits Absinthe Verte
Kuuch Liquors Evangelina X’tabentun
Varnelli AmaroDell’Erborista

Mezcal
Mezcales de Leyenda Oaxaca
Mezcal Marca Negra

Pisco
Pisco Don Alvaro
Pisco Viejo Tonel Acholado
Pisco Viejo Tonel Mosto Verde

Rum
Ballast Point Three Sheets White Rum
Ballast Point Three Sheets Barrel Aged Rum
Bayou Silver Bayou White Rum
Dos Maeras Rum PX
Due North Rum
Cruzan Rum Estate Diamond Light
Cruzan Rum Aged Light
Cruzan Aged Dark
Rhum Clement Canne Bleue
Treaty Oak Distilling Co. Treaty Oak Reserve

Tequila
Cruz Silver Tequila
Dulce Vida Anejo
Don Questo Anejo Tequila
Don Questo Silver Tequila
Hornitos Black Barrel
Tequila Calle Blanco
Tres Agaves Tequila Anejo

Soju/Sochu
Byejoe Red

Vodka
Boteco Vodka
Dirks Vodka
Mainstay Exotic Fusion
Stumbras Vodka Premium Organic Vodka
Time Warp Espresso Flavored Vodka

Whiskey
Aberfeldy 21yr
Balcones Texas “1” Single Malt
Balcones French Oak
Balblair 1990
Balblair 1999
Balblair 2002
Barcode Whiskey
Breuckelen Distilling 77 Whiskey New York Wheat
Buchanan Red Seal Blended Scotch Whiskey
Cactoctin Creek Roundstone Rye
Cedar Ridge Iowa Bourbon
Cedar Ridge Malted Rye
Cleveland Christmas Bourbon
Dark Corner Moonshine
Dewars 12yr
Dewars 18yr
Dewars White Label
Hudson Whiskey Maple Cask Rye
Jim Beam Black
Johnnie Walker Gold Label Reserve
Johnnie Walker Platinum
Johnnie Walker Red Label
Kavalan Solist Sherry Single Cask Strength
Kilibeggan Irish Whiskey
Laphroaig Triple Wood
Kiepersol Estates Jimmy’s Bourbon
Knob Creek 9yr
Knob Creek Rye
Knob Creek Smoked Maple
Old Pulteney 12yr
Old Pulteney Navigator
Old Hickory Great American Whiskey
Silo Bourbon Whiskey
Sons of Liberty Battle Cry
Speyburn Bradan Orach
Sugarlands Appalachian Apple Moonshine
Sugarlands Butterscotch Gold Moonshine
The Irishman 12yr Old Single Malt
Tirado Distillery Double Gold
Twelve Five Rey
War Eagle Kentucky Straight Bourbon
Weymyss Malts Peat Chimney
Weymss Malts Spice King
Willies Distillery Montana Moonshine

Individual Awards

American Distillery of the Year
Jim Beam

Armagnac Producer of the Year
Comte de Lauvia

Best Value Whiskey of the Year
Bar Code Whiskey

Blended Whisky Producer of the Year
Johnnie Walker

Blended Whisky of the Year
Johnnie Walker Blue

International Brandy Producer of the Year
Distell Van Ryn

Canada Whiskey of they Year
Canadian Club 1858

Cognac Producer of the Year
ABK6

Cream Liquor of the Year
Somrus Nectar of Gods

France Liqueur of the Year
Bauchant

Germany Liqueur of the Year
Aromatique

Germany Gin of the Year
5 Continents Hamburg Dry Gin

Irish Whiskey of the Year
Kilebeggan 18yr

Liqueur of the Year
Amarula Gold

Master Whisky Blender of the Year
Jim Beveridge

Mezcal of the Year
Mezcales de Leyenda El Peloton De La Muerte

Organic Tequila Producer of the Year
Dulce Vida

Rye of the Year
Redemption Rye Barrel Proof Straight Rye Whiskey 7yr

Dominican Spiced Rum of the Year
Ron Veleiro

South Africa Vodka of the Year
Mainstay

Domestic Awards

American Brandy Producer of the Year
E&J Gallo

California Distillery of the Year
Ballast Point Distillery

Colorado Distillery of the Year
J&L Distilling

Delaware Distillery of the Year
Painted Stave Distilling

Iowa Distillery of the Year
Cedar Ridge Distillery

Louisiana Distillery of the Year
Louisiana Spirits

Maine Distillery of the Year

Tree Spirits

Missouri Distillery of the Year
Stilljoy Spirits

Montana Distillery of the Year
Willies Distillery

Bronx Distillery of the Year
Tirado Distillery

Brooklyn Distillery of the Year
Van Brunt Stillhouse

Queens Distillery of the Year
Astoria Distilling Company

New York Vodka of the Year
Saratoga Courage Pick Six

Ohio Distillery of the Year
Cleveland Whiskey

Pennsylvania Distillery of the Year
Allegheny Distilling

Rhode Island Distillery of the Year
Sons of Liberty Spirits Co.

South Carolina Distillery of the Year
Dark Corner Distillery

Texas Distillery of the Year
Balcones Distillery

Texas Rum Distillery of the Year
Treatyh Oak Distilling Co.

Vermont Bourbon Distillery of the Year
Silo Distillery

Vermont Liqueur Distillery of the Year
Appalachian Gap Distillery

Virginia Distillery of the Year
Cactoctin Creek

Washington DC Distillery of the Year
New Columbia Distillers

Washington State Distillery of the Year
Westland Distillery

Washington Gin Distillery of the Year
Copperworks Distilling Company

International Awards

Bahamas Distillery of the Year
Bacardi

Brazil Distillery of the Year
Engenho Sao Luiz

Brazil Vodka of the Year
Boteco Vodka

Canada Distillery of the Year
Dillon’s Small Batch Distillery

China Distillery of the Year
ByeJoe

Dominican Republic Distillery of the Year
Hamaka

Holland Distillery of the Year
Boomsma

Italy Distillery of the Year
Martini

Lithuania Distillery of the Year
Stumbras Distillery

Martinique Distillery of the Year
Rhum Clement

New Zealand Distillery of the Year
VDKA 6100

Peru Distillery of the Year
Pisco Viejo Tonel

Portugal Distillery of the Year
Casa Da Turva

Scotland Distillery of the Year
Talisker

Highlands Distillery of the Year
Balblair

Islay Distillery of the Year
Laphroaig

South Africa Distillery of the Year
Distell

Taiwan Distillery of the Year
Kavalan Distillery

Ukraine Distillery of the Year
Khortytsa