2021 Las Vegas Global Spirits Awards Announces Winners
Fifth annual competitions judged over 700 entries
LAS VEGAS, November 18, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The results of the fifth annual Las Vegas Global Spirits Awards were announced on November 18, 2021. The competition took place October 11-13 at the Ahern Hotel & Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The winner of the Best of Show 2021 was the Balmorhea Twice Barreled Bourbon Whiskey from Brothers of the garrison by Hye, Texas. Besides, Balmorhea was voted Best American Whiskey and Best in Show Brown Spirit. Best-in-class winners included Dewars the Signature, for best scotch, Kavalan Classic Single Whiskey for best whiskey in the world, Mezcales de Leyenda Durango for best agave alcohol and best White Spirit, and Slainte ‘for best. Irish whiskey.
Judges for the competition included spirits professionals, expert mixologists, journalists, distributor representatives and distillers from across the country.
According to the founder and executive director Eddie rivkin, even the current global pandemic was not enough to reduce the number of entries or to deter the expert judges: “For the second year in a row, we were able to complete our judgment in person, with many requirements in terms of distancing and masking. Rivkin said the judges were able to discuss and analyze entries from around the world in a controlled and secure environment.
“We don’t want any of these results to stay in Vegas,” Rivkin joked.
The competition will promote the winning producers around the world through press releases, direct contact with publications and blogs around the world, accompanied by a social media campaign. The selected winners will also be offered immediate distribution in the Las Vegas market.
The full list of winners is available here: www.VegasSpiritAwards.com/awards.
The sixth annual Las Vegas Global Spirit Awards 2022 is scheduled for July 2022 in Las Vegas. For more information on entering the competition or for questions about the results, visit www.VegasSpiritAwards.com.
Eddie rivkin, executive director
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