2014 American Craft Spirits Awards

The American Craft Spirits Awards winners in the categories of Vodka/Grain, Gin, Brandy, Rum, Whiskey, and Specialty Spirits. Use the links below to view the winners in each category or download a PDF copy of the full results.

BEST IN SHOW

Cask Strength True Blue Corn Whiskey, Balcones

AWARD CATEGORIES

BEST OF WHISKEY

Cask Strength True Blue Corn Whiskey, Balcones

Gold Medalists

  • Balcones Distilling, Fifth Anniversary, Straight Bourbon Whiskey
  • Balcones Distilling, Cask Strength True Blue Corn Whiskey
  • Balcones Distilling, Fifth Anniversary, Rumble Cask Reserve Finish Malt Whiskey
  • Dark Horse Distillery, Reserve Bourbon Whiskey
  • Dark Horse Distillery, Barrel Strength Reunion Rye Whiskey
  • Dark Horse Distillery, Long Shot White Whiskey
  • Hillrock Estate Distillery, Solera Aged Bourbon
  • New Holland Artisan Spirits, Walleye Rye
  • Ranger Creek Brewing and Distilling, .36 Caliber Texas Bourbon
  • The Albany Distilling Company, Ironweed Rye Whiskey
  • Tirado Distillery, Tirado Gold
  • Woodinville Whiskey Co., 2013 Limited Straight Bourbon

Bronze Medalists

  • Ballast Point Brewing and Spirits, Devil’s Share Single Malt Whiskey
  • Corsair Distillery, Centennial
  • Florida Farm Distillers, Palm Ridge Reserve
  • Grand River Spirits, Grand River Baby Whiskey
  • Hamilton Distillers, Whiskey Del Bac – Unsmoked
  • High Wire Distilling Co., Quarter Acre Sorghum Whiskey
  • Hillrock Estate Distillery, Single Malt Whiskey
  • Indian Creek Distillery, Elias Staley Whiskey
  • Ranger Creek Brewing and Distilling, Rimfire Mesquite Smoked Single Malt
  • Ranger Creek Brewing and Distilling, Ranger Creek .44 Caliber Texas Rye
  • Six & Twenty Distillery, Six & Twenty Blue
  • Sons of Liberty Spirits Co., Battlecry
  • Square One Brewery & Distillery, Vermont Night
  • The Old Pogue Distillery, Five Fathers Pure Malt Rye
  • Triple Eight Distillery, The Notch 12 Year Old Malt Whiskey
  • Wood Hat Spirits, Bourbon RubenesqueSilver Medalists:
  • Balcones Distilling, Texas Single Malt Whiskey
  • Balcones Distilling, Fifth Anniversary Brimstone Resurrection Malt Whiskey
  • Ballast Point Brewing and Spirits, Devil’s Share Bourbon
  • Coppersea Distilling, Coppersea New York Green Malt Rye Whiskey
  • Coppersea Distilling, Coppersea New York Raw Malt Rye Whiskey
  • Corsair Distilling, Ryemageddon
  • Corsair Distilling, Triple Smoke Single Barrel
  • Feisty Spirits, Triticale Whiskey
  • Few Spirits, Few Rye
  • Hillrock Estate Distillery, Double Cask Rye
  • King’s County Distillery, King’s County Bourbon
  • King’s County Distillery, King’s County Bourbon Batch 81
  • MB Roland Distillery, Kentucky Black Dog
  • Middle West Spirits, OYO Unaged, Barrel Strength Rye Whiskey
  • Middle West Spirits, OYO Double Cask Collection, Wheat Whiskey
  • New Holland Artisan Spirits, Zepplin Bend
  • Smooth Ambler Spirits, Yearling Bourbon
  • Troy and Son’s, Oak Reserve
  • Wigle Whiskey, Organic Rye Mash Whiskey
  • Wigle Whiskey, Organic Wheat Mash Whiskey
  • Wood Hat Spirits, Blue Corn Whiskey

BEST OF GIN

Bourbon Barreled Big Gin, Captive Spirits Distilling

Gold Medalists

  • Corsair Distillery, Major Tom
  • Downslope Distilling, Downslope Ould Tom Gin
  • High Wire Distilling Co., Hat Trick Botanical Gin
  • Mississippi River Distilling Company, River Rose Gin
  • Montgomery Distillery, Whyte Laydie Gin
  • Tenn South Distillery, Abernathy Gin
  • Trailhead Spirits, Healy’s Gin
  • Treaty Oak Distilling, Waterloo Antique Gin
  • Ursa Major Distilling, Summer Harvest Gin
  • Vivacity Spirits, Banker’s Gin

Silver Medalists

  • Ballast Point Brewing and Spirits, Old Grove Gin
  • Heritage Distilling Company, Elk Rider Crisp Gin
  • Left Turn Distilling, Brothers Old Tom Gin
  • New Deal Distillery, New Deal Gin No. 1
  • New Deal Distillery, New Deal Portland Dry Gin No. 33
  • New England Distilling, Ingenium Gin
  • Oregon Spirit Distillers, Merrylegs Genever
  • San Juan Island Distillery, Spy Hop Barreled Gin
  • Spring 44 Distilling, Spring 44 Old Tom Gin
  • Top of the Hill Distillery, Topo Piedmont Gin
  • Tuthilltown Spirits, Half Moon Orchard Gin
  • Valentine Distilling Co., Valentine Liberator Gin
  • Vikre Distillery, Boreal Cedar Gin
  • Vikre Distillery, Boreal Juniper Gin
  • Vivacity Spirits, Native Gin

Bronze Medalists

  • Corsair Distillery, Major Tom
  • Downslope Distilling, Downslope Ould Tom Gin
  • High Wire Distilling Co., Hat Trick Botanical Gin
  • Mississippi River Distilling Company, River Rose Gin
  • Montgomery Distillery, Whyte Laydie Gin
  • Tenn South Distillery, Abernathy Gin
  • Trailhead Spirits, Healy’s Gin
  • Treaty Oak Distilling, Waterloo Antique Gin
  • Ursa Major Distilling, Summer Harvest Gin
  • Vivacity Spirits, Banker’s Gin

BEST OF MOONSHINE

Moonshine, Dark Corner Distillery

Gold Medalists

  • Dark Corner Distillery, Moonshine
  • High Ridge Spirits, Stills Crossroads Alabama Shine

Silver Medalists

  • Black Hills Dakota Distillery, Sturgis Shine
  • Spirit Hound Distillers, White Dog Moonshine
  • Troy and Son’s, Platinum Moonshine

Bronze Medalists

  • Grand River Spirits, Red Eye Shine
  • Grand Rapid Spirits, Red Eye Pie
  • Manzanita Distilling Company, Manzanita SoCal Moonshine
  • MB Roland Distilling, Kentucky Pink Lemonade
  • MB Roland Distilling, St. Elmo’s Fire
  • Short Mountain Distillery, Short Mountain Apple Pie
  • Tenn South Distillery, All Purpose Shine

BEST OF RUM

Spiced Bayou Rum, Louisiana Spirits Distillery

Silver Medalists

  • Louisiana Spirits Distillery, Spiced Bayou Rum

Bronze Medalists

  • Ballast Point Brewing and Spirits, Three Sheets Barrel Aged Rum
  • Louisiana Spirits Distillery, Silver Bayou Rum
  • R. I. Seale, Real McCoy Spirits, Real McCoy 5 Year
  • Stein Distillery, Stein Distillery Dark Rye Aged Rum
  • Square One Brewery & Distillery, Island Time Rum
  • Treaty Oak Distilling Co., Treaty Oak Barrel Reserve Rum

BEST OF BRANDY

Apple Brandy, San Juan Island Distillery

Gold Medalists

  • Coppersea Distilling, Plum Eau de Vie
  • Huber’s Starlight Distillery, Grappa
  • San Juan Island Distillery, Apple Brandy

Silver Medalists

  • Huber’s Starlight Distillery, Applejack

Bronze Medalists

  • New Deal Distillery, New Deal Ginger Liqueur
  • Huber’s Starlight Distillery, Apple Brandy

Silver Medalists

  • The North Woods Distillery, Heath Rum

Bronze Medalists

  • Oregon Spirit Distillers, Wild Card

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