American Craft Spirits Association - 2019 Bronze, Silver, Gold and Best of Show Award Winners

Congratulations to all the distillers who entered the 2019 American Craft Spirits Association’s competition to determine the best of the best in craft spirits. There were nearly 500 entrants from all over the country. Spirits were submitted in six categories including WhiskeyGinRumVodka & GrainBrandy and Distilled Spirit Specialty (DSS). The awards are broken out into Bronze, Silver, Gold, Best in Class, and the coveted Best of Show. And in true American Craft Spirits Association fashion if there were no entrants into a category that met the judges expectations, medals were not awarded. This year, the judges did not find any spirits worth the score of gold in Brandy or Vodka.

New this year is also the Innovation Award. Distillers are makers and sometimes they like to color outside the lines. A distiller may produce an innovative, remarkable spirits or outlier not commonly associated with a flavor profile in that spirits category. Recognizing there are many terrific products that showcase true creativity, this years awards have expanded to include Best of Class for each category and an Innovation Award.

This year’s Sixth Annual American Craft Spirits Association Distillers Convention and Vendor Trade Show took place at the Hyatt Regency in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Congratulations to all the participants in this year’s contest. Here is the complete list of 2019 craft spirits winners in an easy to use sortable list.

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The Complete List of 2019
American Craft Spirits Association’s Medal Winners


Click on any field name to sort list by category, medal type, distillery or craft spirit.

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Category,Medal, Distillery,Craft Spirit
Best of Show,,,
DSS,Best of ShowBest of Show,Gulch Distillers,Burrone Fernet
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Best of Class,,,
Vodka,Best in ClassBest of Show,Charleston Distilling Co., King Charles
Gin,Best in ClassBest of Show,FEW Spirits, Coffee Flavored
DSS,Best in ClassBest of Show,Gulch Distillers, Burrone Fernet
Brandy,Best in ClassBest of Show,J. Carver Distillery, J. Carver Apple Brandy
Whiskey,Best in ClassBest of Show,Sugarlands Distilling Co., Roaming Man Tennessee Straight Rye Whiskey
Rum,Best in ClassBest of Show,Tattersall Distilling, Barreled Rum
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Innovation Awards,,,
Brandy,Innovation Award,Bluebird Distilling, Blueberry Brandy – Maple Cask Finished
Vodka,Innovation Award,Distillery Partners, Northern Oasis Spirits Lakeview Vodka
Whiskey,Innovation Award,Middle West Spirits, Sherry-Finished Bourbon Whiskey
Gin,Innovation Award,MISCellaneous Distillery, Gregarious Gin
DSS,Innovation Award,Pittsburgh Distilling Company, Wigle Eau De Pickle
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Brandy,,,
Brandy,Bronze,AFT Distillery, Alpengold Edelbrand Williams Pear Brandy
Brandy,Bronze,AFT Distillery, Alpengold Texas Oak Reserve Cherry
Brandy,Bronze,AFT Distillery, Alpengold Edelbrand Apple Brandy
Brandy,Bronze,Huber’s Starlight Distillery, Starlight Distillery Apple Brandy
Brandy,Bronze,Huber’s Starlight Distillery, Starlight Distillery Brandy
Brandy,Bronze,Long Road Distillers, Long Road Apple Brandy
Brandy,Bronze,San Juan Island Distillery, Apple Brandy
Brandy,Bronze,StilL 630 Distillery, Knowledge of Good – Apple Brandy
Brandy,Bronze,Up North Distillery, Barrel Aged Apple Brandy
Brandy,Bronze,Up North Distillery, Apple Brandy
Brandy,Silver,AFT Distillery, Alpengold Texas Oak Reserve Williams Pear
Brandy,Silver,AFT Distillery, Alpengold Edelbrand Cherry Brandy
Brandy,Silver,Bluebird Distilling, Blueberry Brandy – Maple Cask Finished
Brandy,Silver,Driftless Glen Distillery, 5 Year Reserve Brandy
Brandy,Silver,Finger Lakes Distilling, Finger Lakes Distilling Riesling Grappa
Brandy,Silver,J. Carver Distillery, J. Carver Apple Brandy
Brandy,Silver,Watershed Distillery, Apple Brandy
Brandy,Silver,Wollersheim Winery & Distillery, Coquard Reserve Brandy
Brandy,Gold,No Winners, No Winners
Gin,,,
Gin,Bronze,1220 Artisan Spirits, 1220 Origin
Gin,Bronze,18th Street Distillery, 18th Street Distillery Gin
Gin,Bronze,Alpine Distilling, Barrel Select Gin
Gin,Bronze,Bent Brewstillery, Gunner Ghost Reserve
Gin,Bronze,Copperworks Distilling Co., Copperworks New Oak Cask Finished Gin
Gin,Bronze,Hotaling & Co., Junipero Gin
Gin,Bronze,New Holland Artisan Spirits, Knickerbocker Grapefruit
Gin,Bronze,New Holland Artisan Spirits, Knickerbocker Blueberry
Gin,Bronze,New Holland Artisan Spirits, Knickerbocker Gin
Gin,Bronze,New Holland Artisan Spirits, Barrel Aged Knickerbocker
Gin,Bronze,Rogue Ales & Spirits, Spruce Gin
Gin,Bronze,Skeptic Distillery Co., Skeptic Gin
Gin,Bronze,Spirits Of French Lick, Old Tom Gin
Gin,Bronze,State Line Distillery, State Line Distillery Gin
Gin,Bronze,Tattersall Distilling, Tattersall Gin
Gin,Bronze,Tattersall Distilling, Tattersall Barreled Gin
Gin,Bronze,Thunder Road Distillery, Dumplin Creek Gin
Gin,Bronze,Trailhead Spirits, Healy’s Gin
Gin,Bronze,Trailhead Spirits, Healy’s Reserve
Gin,Bronze,Yahara Bay Distillers, Abyss
Gin,Silver,MISCellaneous Distillery, Gregarious Gin
Gin,Silver,Pittsburgh Distilling, Company Wigle Ginever
Gin,Silver,Sea Bishop Spirits, Sea Bishop Tarragon Gin
Gin,Silver,StilL 630 Distillery, Volstead’s Folly American Gin
Gin,Silver,StilL 630 Distillery, American Navy Strength Gin
Gin,Silver,Vermont Spirits, Coppers Gin
Gin,Gold,FEW Spirits, Coffee Flavored Gin
Rum,,,
Rum,Bronze,Allegheny Distilling, Maggie’s Farm White Rum
Rum,Bronze,Bear Creek Distillery, Cask Strength Rum
Rum,Bronze,Cedar Creek Distillery, Raising Cane
Rum,Bronze,Cedar Ridge Distillery, Cedar Ridge Lost Pirate Rum
Rum,Bronze,Distillery Partners, Northern Oasis Spirits Riverbank Spiced Rum
Rum,Bronze,Grand Canyon Distillery, Grand Canyon Rum
Rum,Bronze,New Liberty Distillery, Dreadnought White Rum
Rum,Bronze,Old Forge Distillery, Rum
Rum,Bronze,Old Glory Distilling Co., Old Glory Jumper’s Stash White Rum
Rum,Bronze,Pennsylvania Pure Distilleries, BLY Rum Silver
Rum,Bronze,Pennsylvania Pure Distilleries, BLY Rum 105
Rum,Bronze,Social Still, White Witch
Rum,Bronze,Spirits Of French Lick, Stampers Creek American Rum
Rum,Bronze,Tattersall Distilling, Blackstrap Rum
Rum,Bronze,The Family Jones, Mo Jones Rum
Rum,Bronze,Thunder Road Distillery, Cal F. Johnson Black Mountain Rum
Rum,Silver,18th Street Distillery, 18th Street Distillery Rum
Rum,Silver,Allegheny Distilling, Maggie’s Farm Queen’s Share Double Oak
Rum,Silver,Allegheny Distilling, Maggie’s Farm Single Barrel Rum
Rum,Silver,Arizona Craft Beverage, Regalo de Vida Ron Imperial
Rum,Silver,Batch 206 Distillery, Elliott Bay Blonde Rum
Rum,Silver,MISCellaneous Distillery, Popi’s Finest Rum
Rum,Silver,Pedro Mandinga, Pedro Mandinga Blend
Rum,Silver,Seven Caves Spirits, Seven Caves Barrel Aged Rum – R11
Rum,Silver,The 11 Wells Spirits, Company Barrel Aged Boiler Room Rum
Rum,Gold,Tattersall Distilling, Barreled Rum
DSS – Distilled Spirit Specialty,,,
DSS,Bronze,3 Hundred Days Distilling, 3 Hundred Days Of Shine Barrel Finished
DSS,Bronze,Blackstone Spirits, Apologue Celery Root
DSS,Bronze,Blackstone Spirits, Apologue Paw Paw
DSS,Bronze,Casey Jones Distillery, Casey’s Barrel Cut
DSS,Bronze,Crawford Distillery, Milk River Moonshine
DSS,Bronze,Crittenden Distillery LLC, Kiln Shine Pure Shine
DSS,Bronze,D&S Distilling Company, Cane Hollow Moonshine
DSS,Bronze,Distillery Partners, Northern Oasis Spirits Lone Duck Cinnamon Whiskey
DSS,Bronze,Dogfish Head Distilling Co., Sonic Archeology
DSS,Bronze,Long Road Distillers, Long Road Raspberry Liqueur
DSS,Bronze,Loon Liquor Co., Lac Coeur Ginger Liqueur
DSS,Bronze,Loon Liquor Co., Lac Coeur Blueberry Liqueur
DSS,Bronze,Loon Liquor Co., Lac Coeur Coffee Liqueur
DSS,Bronze,Old Glory Distilling Co., Old Glory Smooth Shine
DSS,Bronze,Satellite Spirits Inc., South Fork Botanical – Lavender
DSS,Bronze,Savage & Cooke, Ayate Anejo Tequila
DSS,Bronze,Spirit Works Distillery, Spirit Works Distillery Sloe Gin
DSS,Bronze,Spirits Of French Lick, Aquavit
DSS,Bronze,Storm King Distilling Co., Storm King Agave Blanco
DSS,Bronze,Storm King Distilling Co., Storm King Agave Especial
DSS,Bronze,Sugarlands Distilling Co., Cole Swindell’s Peppermint Moonshine
DSS,Bronze,Tattersall Distilling, Freewheeler Pommeau
DSS,Bronze,Tattersall Distilling, Grapefruit Crema
DSS,Bronze,Tattersall Distilling, Crème De Fleur
DSS,Bronze,Tattersall Distilling, Lime Crema
DSS,Bronze,Tattersall Distilling, Orange Crema
DSS,Bronze,Tattersall Distilling, Fernet
DSS,Bronze,Tattersall Distilling, Amaro
DSS,Bronze,Tattersall Distilling, Aquavit
DSS,Bronze,The Family Jones, The Family Jones Rock & Rye
DSS,Bronze,The Family Jones, Song Dog Rock & Rye
DSS,Bronze,Wiggly Bridge Distillery, Agave Blue – Anejo
DSS,Bronze,Wiggly Bridge Distillery, Agave Blue – Platinum
DSS,Bronze,Wiggly Bridge Distillery, Agave Blue – Reposado
DSS,Silver,Allegheny Distilling, Maggie’s Farm Falernum
DSS,Silver,Allegheny Distilling, Maggie’s Farm Coffee Liqueur
DSS,Silver,Backwards Distilling, Company Milk Can Cinnamon Moonshine
DSS,Silver,KOVAL Distillery, KOVAL Cranberry Gin Liqueur
DSS,Silver,Long Road Distillers, Long Road Old Aquavit
DSS,Silver,Long Road Distillers, Long Road Aquavit
DSS,Silver,Lyon Distilling Company, LDC Rock & Rum
DSS,Silver,Pittsburgh Distilling Company, Wigle Eau De Pickle
DSS,Silver,The 11 Wells Spirits Company, Cocktail Collection: Allspice Liqueur
DSS,Silver,Yahara Bay Distillers, Manley’s Old Fashioned
DSS,Gold,Gulch Distillers, Burrone Fernet
DSS,Gold,Tattersall Distilling, Bitter Orange Liqueur
Vodka & Grain,,,
Vodka,Bronze,Bear Creek Distillery, 100% Rye Vodka
Vodka,Bronze,Bogue Sound Distillery, Vitzellen
Vodka,Bronze,Driftless Glen Distillery, DG Cucumber Vodka
Vodka,Bronze,Glacial Lakes Distillery, Glacial Lakes Vodka
Vodka,Bronze,Grand Canyon Distillery, Grand Canyon Vodka
Vodka,Bronze,Grand Canyon Distillery, Prickly Pear Vodka
Vodka,Bronze,J. Carver Distillery, J. Carver Lake House Vodka
Vodka,Bronze,J. Carver Distillery, J. Carver Vodka
Vodka,Bronze,Lang Beverage Co., 220 Shine
Vodka,Bronze,Lawrenceville Distilling Co., Parking Chair
Vodka,Bronze,Lonely Oak Distillery, North Forty Vodka
Vodka,Bronze,Loon Liquor Co., Wheaton Barley
Vodka,Bronze,MISCellaneous Distillery, Vivacious Vodka
Vodka,Bronze,Old Glory Distilling Co., Old Glory Tennessee Vodka
Vodka,Bronze,Pine Bluffs Distilling, Rock Ranch
Vodka,Bronze,SanTan Distilling, SanTan Distilling Kaffir Lime
Vodka,Bronze,Satellite Spirits Inc., South Fork Vodka
Vodka,Bronze,Solar Spirits, Solar Spirits Eclipse Vodka
Vodka,Bronze,Tattersall Distilling, Vodka
Vodka,Bronze,Vikre Distillery, Lake Superior Vodka
Vodka,Bronze,Yahara Bay Distillers, L’eau Grand
Vodka,Silver,Charleston Distilling Co., King Charles Vodka
Vodka,Silver,Distillery Partners, Northern Oasis Spirits Lakeview Vodka
Vodka,Silver,Hendricks Family Distillery, Pure Class Vodka
Vodka,Silver,Jackson Hole Still Works, Jackson Hole Still Works Vodka
Vodka,Silver,Pennsylvania Pure Distilleries, Boyd & Blair Potato Vodka
Vodka,Silver,Quantum Spirits, Quantum Spirits Citrus Flavored Vodka
Vodka,Gold,No Winners,No Winners
Whiskey,,,
Whiskey,Bronze,18th Street Distillery, 18th Street Distillery Rye Whiskey
Whiskey,Bronze,Andalusia Whiskey Co., Revenant Oak
Whiskey,Bronze,Andalusia Whiskey Co., Andalusia Triple-Distilled
Whiskey,Bronze,Andalusia Whiskey Co., Stryker
Whiskey,Bronze,Blaum Bros. Distilling Co., Blaum Bros. Straight Bourbon Whiskey
Whiskey,Bronze,Bluebird Distilling, Four Grain Bourbon
Whiskey,Bronze,Bozeman Spirits Distillery, Montana 1889 Whiskey
Whiskey,Bronze,Brain Brew Custom Whiskey, Big City Rye
Whiskey,Bronze,Brain Brew Custom Whiskey, Big City Bourbon
Whiskey,Bronze,Breuckelen Distilling, 77 Bonded Rye
Whiskey,Bronze,Breuckelen Distilling, 77 New York Wheat
Whiskey,Bronze,Cedar Ridge Distillery, Cedar Ridge Reserve Iowa Bourbon Whiskey
Whiskey,Bronze,Cedar Ridge Distillery, Cedar Ridge Port Cask Finished Bourbon Whiskey
Whiskey,Bronze,Charleston Distilling Co., Vesey’s Bourbon
Whiskey,Bronze,Charleston Distilling Co., Calhoun’s Rye
Whiskey,Bronze,Detroit City Distillery, Homegrown Rye Whiskey
Whiskey,Bronze,Distillery 291, 291 Single Barrel Colorado Rye Whiskey
Whiskey,Bronze,Driftless Glen Distillery, Single Barrel Straight Bourbon
Whiskey,Bronze,Driftless Glen Distillery, 51 Rye Whiskey
Whiskey,Bronze,Driftless Glen Distillery, Single Barrel Straight Rye
Whiskey,Bronze,Forks Of Cheat Distillery, Big Deal Rye
Whiskey,Bronze,Garrison Brothers Distillery, Garrison Brothers Texas Straight Bourbon Whiskey Small Batch
Whiskey,Bronze,Henry Farms Prairie, Spirits J. Henry & Sons Small Batch Bourbon
Whiskey,Bronze,Henry Farms Prairie, Spirits J. Henry & Sons Patton Road Reserve 7
Whiskey,Bronze,Huber’s Starlight Distillery, Starlight Distillery Blackberry Whiskey
Whiskey,Bronze,Huber’s Starlight Distillery, Starlight Distillery Single Barrel Bourbon #1332
Whiskey,Bronze,Huber’s Starlight Distillery, Starlight Distillery Old Rickhouse Rye
Whiskey,Bronze,J. Carver Distillery, Hunt Club Double Barrel Rye
Whiskey,Bronze,J. Carver Distillery, Runestone Straight Rye
Whiskey,Bronze,J. Carver Distillery, J. Carver Straight Rye Whiskey
Whiskey,Bronze,Kings County Distillery, Kings County Distillery Straight Rye Whiskey
Whiskey,Bronze,KOVAL Distillery, KOVAL Single Barrel Bourbon
Whiskey,Bronze,Lonerider Spirits, Lonerider Sherry Cask Finish Bourbon Whiskey
Whiskey,Bronze,Loon Liquor Co., Loonshine
Whiskey,Bronze,Middle West Spirits, Sherry Finished Bourbon Whiskey
Whiskey,Bronze,Middle West Spirits, Straight Wheat Whiskey
Whiskey,Bronze,Middle West Spirits, Oloroso Wheat Whiskey
Whiskey,Bronze,Mingo Creek Craft Distillers, Liberty Pole Spirits Bourbon Whiskey
Whiskey,Bronze,Mingo Creek Craft Distillers, Liberty Pole Spirits Rye Whiskey
Whiskey,Bronze,New Liberty Distillery, New Liberty Bloody Butcher Bourbon
Whiskey,Bronze,New Liberty Distillery, New Liberty Millstone Rye
Whiskey,Bronze,Old Elk, Old Elk Blended Straight Bourbon Whiskey
Whiskey,Bronze,Old Glory Distilling Co., Old Glory Bourbon Whiskey
Whiskey,Bronze,Pittsburgh Distilling Company, Wigle Organic Pennsylvania Wheat Whiskey
Whiskey,Bronze,Ranger Creek Brewing & Distilling, Ranger Creek .36 Straight Bourbon
Whiskey,Bronze,Ranger Creek Brewing & Distilling, Ranger Creek Texas Rye
Whiskey,Bronze,RockFilter Distillery, Dessa’s Time & Distance Organic Bourbon Whiskey
Whiskey,Bronze,Rogue Ales & Spirit,s Oregon Rye Malt Whiskey
Whiskey,Bronze,Sagamore Spirit, Sagamore Spirit Signature 83 Proof Straight Rye Whiskey
Whiskey,Bronze,Sagamore Spirit, Sagamore Spirit Reserve Vintner’s Finish
Whiskey,Bronze,SanTan Distilling, Butcher Jones
Whiskey,Bronze,SanTan Distilling, Sacred Stave
Whiskey,Bronze,Savage & Cooke, The Burning Chair Bourbon
Whiskey,Bronze,Savage & Cooke, Second Glance American Whiskey
Whiskey,Bronze,Skrewball Spirits, Skrewball Peanut Butter Whiskey
Whiskey,Bronze,Social Still, Freakshow Straight Bourbon
Whiskey,Bronze,Social Still, Deep Cut Straight Rye Whiskey
Whiskey,Bronze,Spirit Works Distillery, Spirit Works Distillery Straight Rye Whiskey
Whiskey,Bronze,Stoll & Wolfe Distillery, Stoll & Wolfe
Whiskey,Bronze,Stoll & Wolfe Distillery, Stoll & Wolfe Pennsylvania Rye Whiskey
Whiskey,Bronze,Tattersall Distilling, Straight Rye Whiskey
Whiskey,Bronze,The Baltimore Whiskey Company, Epoch Straight Rye
Whiskey,Bronze,The Family Jones, The Family Jones Rye Whiskey
Whiskey,Bronze,Thunder Road Distillery, Thunder Road Runner’s Rye
Whiskey,Bronze,Trail Distilling, First City Whiskey
Whiskey,Bronze,Van Brunt Stillhouse, Van Brunt Stillhouse Empire Rye
Whiskey,Bronze,Vapor Distillery, Boulder American Single Malt Whiskey – American Oak
Whiskey,Bronze,Vikre Distillery, Honor Brand Hay & Sunshine Whiskey
Whiskey,Bronze,Vikre Distillery, Bent Paddle Black Malt Whiskey
Whiskey,Bronze,Wood Hat Spirits, Bloody Butcher Red
Whiskey,Silver,Broad Branch Distillery, Rye Fidelity
Whiskey,Silver,Coppersea Distilling, Bonticou Crag Bottled-in-Bond Straight Rye Malt Whisky
Whiskey,Silver,Far North Spirits, Roknar Minnesota Rye Whiskey
Whiskey,Silver,Garrison Brothers Distillery, Garrison Brothers Cowboy Bourbon
Whiskey,Silver,George Washington Distillery, George Washington’s Rye Whiskey
Whiskey,Silver,Harvest Spirits, John Henry Single Malt Whiskey
Whiskey,Silver,Henry Farms Prairie Spirits, J. Henry & Sons Bellefontaine Reserve
Whiskey,Silver,Hotaling & Co., Old Potrero Straight Malt Whiskey Finished In Port Barrels
Whiskey,Silver,Kings County Distillery, Kings County Distillery Straight Bourbon Whiskey
Whiskey,Silver,Lonely Oak Distillery, Steeple Ridge Bourbon
Whiskey,Silver,Middle West Spirits, Straight Wheated Bourbon Whiskey Michelone Reserve
Whiskey,Silver,New England Distilling, Gunpowder Rye Whiskey
Whiskey,Silver,Old Forge Distillery, Distiller’s Blend
Whiskey,Silver,Pittsburgh Distilling Company, Wigle Organic Single Barrel Straight Wheat
Whiskey,Silver,Pittsburgh Distilling Company, Wigle Organic Single Barrel Straight Rye
Whiskey,Silver,Pittsburgh Distilling Company, Wigle Whiskey Organic Pennsylvania Rye
Whiskey,Silver,Pittsburgh Distilling Company, Wigle Whiskey Deep Cut Rye
Whiskey,Silver,Ranger Creek Brewing & Distilling, Ranger Creek .36 Cask Strength Bourbon
Whiskey,Silver,RockFilter Distillery, Organic Barrel Roll Rye Whiskey
Whiskey,Silver,Sagamore Spirit, Sagamore Spirit Reserve Port Finish
Whiskey,Silver,Sagamore Spirit, Sagamore Spirit Cask Strength Straight Rye Whiskey
Whiskey,Silver,Sagamore Spirit, Sagamore Spirit Reserve Cognac Finish
Whiskey,Silver,Sagamore Spirit, Sagamore Spirit Double Oak
Whiskey,Silver,Santa Fe Spirits, Colkegan Apple Brandy Cask Finished Whiskey
Whiskey,Silver,Sons Of Liberty Spirits Co., Uprising – Pedro Ximénez Finish
Whiskey,Silver,Spirit Works Distillery, Spirit Works Distillery Straight Triticale Whiskey
Whiskey,Silver,StilL 630 Distillery, Double Barrel RallyPoint
Whiskey,Silver,Van Brunt Stillhouse, Van Brunt Stillhouse American
Whiskey,Silver,Yahara Bay Distillers, Old Hell Roaring
Whiskey,Gold,Kings County Distillery, Kings County Distillery Bottled-in-Bond Straight Bourbon Whiskey
Whiskey,Gold,Kings County Distillery, Kings County Distillery Peated Bourbon Whiskey
Whiskey,Gold,Rogue Ales & Spirits, Rolling Thunder Stouted Whiskey
Whiskey,Gold,Sugarlands Distilling Co., Roaming Man Tennessee Straight Rye Whiskey
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