Congratulations to all the distillers who entered the 2017 American Craft Spirits Association’s (ACSA) competition to determine the best of the best in craft spirits. There were more than 550 entrants across all categories. Probably the biggest surprise of the year was that there wasn’t a single entry in the rum category that the judges felt was worthy of a Gold Medal. That’s quite a shift from last year when a Rum landed the 2016 Best of Show award.
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To learn more about the Best of Class / Best in Show award winners read our related story, “And the Winner is… American Craft Spirits Association Announces 2017 Award Winners.” It also includes the details on how the judging process worked.
The Complete List of 2017 ACSA Medal Winners
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