BARTON 1792 DISTILLERY BOURBONS RECEIVE TOP AWARDS AT 2018 INTERNATIONAL WINE & SPIRIT COMPETITION – American Whiskey News

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BARTON 1792 DISTILLERY BOURBONS RECEIVE TOP AWARDS

AT 2018 INTERNATIONAL WINE & SPIRIT COMPETITION 

BARDSTOWN, kENTUCKY (September 5, 2018) – Eight bourbons from Barton 1792 Distillery received high honors at the prestigious International Wine & Spirit Competition held in London, England earlier this summer. Among those honors received were five Silver Outstanding Medals for Barton 1792 Distillery.

Barton 1792 Distillery bourbons awarded “Silver Outstanding” include:

  • 1792 Small Batch Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
  • 1792 Single Barrel Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
  • 1792 Full Proof Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
  • 1792 High Rye Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
  • 1792 Bottled in Bond Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

Other Barton 1792 Distillery bourbons receiving awards include:

  • Very Old Barton 90 Proof Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey – Silver Medal
  • Very Old Barton 80 Proof Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey – Bronze Medal
  • Kentucky Tavern Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey – Silver Medal

The International Wine and Spirit Competition was founded in 1969 and is the premier competition of its kind in the world. Its aim is to promote the quality and excellence of the world’s best wines, spirits and liqueurs.

All entries are first blind tasted in groups divided by variety, region and vintage as necessary, by professional expert judges (by glass, not bottle) and then the top products are sent for detailed chemical and microbiological analysis. This analysis is crucial as in some instances the results of this analysis may lead to marks being deducted or even outright rejection.

Complete results for the 2017 IWSC can be found at www.iwsc.net

About Barton 1792 Distillery

Barton 1792 Distillery is part of Barton Brands.  Barton Brands has facilities in Bardstown, Ky., Carson, Calif., and Baltimore, Md. Barton Brands is owned by the Sazerac Company, an American family-owned company based in New Orleans, La. Barton 1792 Distillery was established in 1879 and continues today as the oldest fully-operating Distillery in the “Bourbon Capital of the World.” The Distillery is located on 196 acres and includes 28 warehouses, 22 other buildings, the Morton Spring and the Tom Moore Spring.  Distilling, aging and bottling fine Bourbon whiskey are hallmarks of the historic Barton 1792 Distillery. 1792 Small Batch Bourbon Whiskey is produced at Barton 1792 Distillery. This whiskey is named for the year Kentucky became a state and is the recent gold medal winner at the 2017 Los Angeles International Spirits Competition. To learn more visit www.1792bourbon.com.

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