The Complete List: American Craft Spirits Association 2019 Award Winners

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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.

Category Medal Distillery Craft Spirit
Best of Show
DSS Best of ShowBest of Show Gulch Distillers Burrone Fernet
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
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
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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