We are excited to announce the 2023 winners!
This year we received 20% more entries than last year.
Eight products were awarded Double Gold, with scores of 95 or higher. Our top judges tasted these products and selected three "Best of Show" Winners:
"Best of Show"-First Place (96 points/ Double Gold) Northwest Spirits
Savor Spear Straight Bourbon Whiskey, Non-Kentucky Bourbon, Finished with a White Oak Stave. Aged five years, 51.5% Abv, $54 MSRP
"Best of Show"-Second Place (97 points/ Double Gold) Bhakta Spirits
BHAKTA 2013 Bourbon, 2013 Vintage
9.5 years, 50.3% AbV, $149 retail
"Best of Show"-Third Place (96 points/ Double Gold) Garrison Brothers Single Barrel Cask Strength.
Four years, 70% AbV, $149.99
A special thank you goes to all the brands, judges, and staff who made this ninth-annual competition a success!