1792 FULL PROOF WINS BEST SMALL BATCH BOURBON
Barton 1792 Distillery Bourbons Win Six Medals at 2019 New York World Wine Spirits Competition
BARDSTOWN, KY (Oct. 23, 2019) – 1792 Full Proof Kentucky Straight Bourbon won a Double Gold Best in Class medal at the 2019 New York World Wine Spirits Competition (NYWSC) and was given the title Best Small Batch Bourbon – Up to 10 Years.
Five more Barton 1792 Distillery Bourbons received medals as well. The brands were awarded as follows:
- Very Old Barton 90 Proof Kentucky Straight Bourbon – Double Gold
- 1792 Small Batch Kentucky Straight Bourbon – Silver
- Kentucky Tavern Kentucky Straight Bourbon – Silver
- Zackariah Harris Kentucky Straight Bourbon – Silver
- Very Old Barton 80 Proof Kentucky Straight Bourbon – Bronze
The NYWSC competition is committed to three principles, legacy, integrity and experience. Through these principles, the spirits are judged by the industry’s most trusted authorities.
“It is always exciting to see our whiskies win awards, especially when one wins Best Small Batch Bourbon,” Master Distiller Danny Kahn said. “A lot of effort is put into creating these whiskies, and these awards are testament to that hard work.”
Results from the 2019 New York World Wine Spirits Competition can be found at https://www.nywscomp.com/results/
To find more information about Barton 1792 brands, please visit https://www.1792distillery.com/
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 27 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 2018 Los Angeles International Spirits Competition. To learn more visit www.1792bourbon.com.