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"To say winning the Double Gold for our Ben Milam Single Barrel Bourbon at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition rocked our world is an understatement," says Milam. "The award, for a small new distillery ... continue reading
"To say winning the Double Gold for our Ben Milam Single Barrel Bourbon at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition rocked our world is an understatement," says Milam. "The award, for a small new distillery such as ours, changed everything: increased press coverage, increased awareness, increased distribution, AND increased sales."
Marsha Milam, Founder of Ben Milam Whiskey
"The San Francisco World Spirits Competition is the end-all-be-all for the industry," says Fagnan, “Our medals are a major claim to fame because they were awarded by the world’s best connoisseurs who cannot be paid ... continue reading
"The San Francisco World Spirits Competition is the end-all-be-all for the industry," says Fagnan, “Our medals are a major claim to fame because they were awarded by the world’s best connoisseurs who cannot be paid off."
Jenna Fagnan, President of Tequila Avion in a 2018 Forbes Article
"Winning the competition gave us a validation in the industry that we needed,” said Soto. “Suddenly, we found ourselves as the new kids on the block — kids who had the best tasting tequila in ... continue reading
"Winning the competition gave us a validation in the industry that we needed,” said Soto. “Suddenly, we found ourselves as the new kids on the block — kids who had the best tasting tequila in the world."
Carlos Soto, Founder of Nosotros Tequila in a 2018 Forbes Article
"When you get acknowledged by the San Francisco World Spirits Competition, it’s really cool — it gives your brand instant credibility," says Stillhouse Whiskey Founder & CEO Brad Beckerman. "It’s like the Grammys of the ... continue reading
"When you get acknowledged by the San Francisco World Spirits Competition, it’s really cool — it gives your brand instant credibility," says Stillhouse Whiskey Founder & CEO Brad Beckerman. "It’s like the Grammys of the spirits world."
Brad Beckerman, Founder & CEO of Stillhouse Whiskey
"Finally, in 2001--a break. "We got a call that we'd be in the San Francisco World Spirits Competition," he says. "I was busy fixing a boiler on my third still and couldn't go but sent ... continue reading
"Finally, in 2001--a break. "We got a call that we'd be in the San Francisco World Spirits Competition," he says. "I was busy fixing a boiler on my third still and couldn't go but sent a couple bottles." Tito's Handmade won the double gold medal for best vodka over Grey Goose, Belvedere and 70 others. "Things moved quicker after that," he says. That year he notched his first real profit."
Bert “Tito” Beveridge, Founder of Tito’s Vodka in a 2013 Forbes Article
"Earning a Gold Medal at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition was one of the top aspirational goals of achievement and distinction we set when we launched our family’s brand, POPS’ Famous Brand Whisky. Not ... continue reading
"Earning a Gold Medal at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition was one of the top aspirational goals of achievement and distinction we set when we launched our family’s brand, POPS’ Famous Brand Whisky. Not only is this Gold Medal an acknowledgment of the highest standards of quality and integrity we hold our whisky to, but it is also our industry’s most resounding affirmation a brand can receive that is respected and trusted by distributors, retailers, beverage directors, and consumers alike. Over 20 years working with and selling against brands with this distinction, we know how meaningful and valuable this award is. To say we are humbled and overflowing with gratitude would be a tremendous understatement! Thanks to everyone at SFWSC!"
Scott Haro, Founder of POPS’ Famous Brand Whisky
"As a company built on authenticity and transparency, we value the processes and diverse judging panel that San Francisco World Spirits Competition utilizes to ultimately deicide the best spirits in the world each year. The ... continue reading
"As a company built on authenticity and transparency, we value the processes and diverse judging panel that San Francisco World Spirits Competition utilizes to ultimately deicide the best spirits in the world each year. The caliber of this Competition provides an un-paralleled value for our award-winning brands, and we are honored to represent as both Distillery of the Year and Best in Show Whiskey."
Lauren Cherry, Assistant Communication Manager of Heaven Hills Brands

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Reposted from @send.whiskey 🚨 Episode #26 of Send Whiskey is now LIVE! 🚨

🗣️ We spoke with bar industry legend Jeffrey Morgenthaler.

🏅 He hopped on to talk to us about what he's currently up to as head judge for the San Francisco World Spirits Competition, as well as his take on what the industry's been through in the past year.

✍🏼 If you're unfamiliar with Jeffrey's work he's been writing about cocktails and the bar scene since 2004. He has also written for Playboy Magazine and contributes to a myriad of other publications, including Imbibe, Fine Cooking, and Punch.

🎧 Make sure to give this episode a listen and let us know your thoughts in the comments below! 👇🏼
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Reposted from @drinkchelly New Recipe Video!
🍓 STRAWBERRY SUMMER ☀️


Ingredients/Steps:
- Fill blender with ice 1/3 full
- 3 sliced strawberries
- 1.25 oz of CHELLY
- 0.75 oz of Tito’s Vodka
- 2 oz of strawberry syrup
- 3 oz of Simply Lemonade
- Blend it!
- Pour in flute glass
- Garnish with half cut strawberry

Enjoy! 😋

📸: CHELLY studio
🍋: #LimonJames
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