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Eight other Barton 1792 whiskies awarded medals

BARDSTOWN, KENTUCKY (June 19, 2018– The results from the 2018 San Francisco World Spirits Competition are in and Barton 1792 Distillery received a double gold medal for its 1792 Single Barrel Kentucky Straight Bourbon. In total, Barton 1792 Distillery received nine medals from the competition, including two gold medals.

This year, 48 spirits experts convened to judge a record breaking entry of more than 2,469 spirits in a blind taste testing.

1792 Single Barrel Kentucky Straight Bourbon received a high honor of double gold, meaning each judge gave this bourbon a gold medal. The double gold medal is given to exceptional spirits that set the standard for each category.

Other Barton 1792 Distillery whiskies recognized by the SFWSC included gold, silver and bronze medals.

Gold:

  • 1792 High Rye Kentucky Straight Bourbon
  • Kentucky Tavern Kentucky Straight Bourbon

Silver:

  • 1792 Small Batch Kentucky Straight Bourbon
  • 1792 Full Proof Kentucky Straight Bourbon
  • 1792 Bottled in Bond Kentucky Straight Bourbon
  • Very Old Barton 80 Proof Kentucky Straight Bourbon
  • Very Old Barton 90 Proof Kentucky Straight Bourbon

Bronze:

  • Zackariah Harris Kentucky Straight Bourbon

This competition is associated with the Triple Crown of Competitions (The San Francisco International Wine Competition and New York World Wine and Spirits Competition,) and continues to be highly respected and the most influential spirits competition after 18 years.

Results from the 2018 San Francisco World Spirits Competition can be found at http://sfspiritscomp.com/results/                           

 

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.