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1792 Full Proof Awarded Gold Outstanding 

BARDSTOWN, KENTUCKY (Aug. 29, 2017– Five 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 was one Gold Outstanding Medal for 1792 Full Proof Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey.

Other Barton 1792 Distillery bourbons receiving awards include:

  • 1792 Single Barrel Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey – Gold Medal
  • 1792 Small Batch Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey – Silver Outstanding Medal
  • Kentucky Tavern Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey – Silver Medal
  • Zackariah Harris Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey – Silver Medal

The International Wine & Spirit Competition Annual Awards Banquet will be held at the Guildhall in London on November 15.

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, Kentucky, Carson, California, and Baltimore, Maryland. Barton Brands is owned by the Sazerac Company, an American family-owned company based in New Orleans, Louisiana. 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 was the Gold Medal winner at the 2015 Los Angeles International Wine & Spirits Competition. To learn more visit www.1792bourbon.com.