SIP Awards Announce Winners

SIP AwardsThe second annual Spirits International Prestige (SIP) Awards took place at the Hyatt Andaz Hotel in San Diego on June 10. A panel of 50 consumer judges -- selected from a pool of 300 applicants -- blind tasted 162 spirits, scoring each brand on aroma, taste and finish. The spirits received awards based on their scores: Platinum “Best of Class,” Distinguished Platinum, Gold, Silver and Bronze. The 2010 Platinum winners are:

Platinum Best of Class

  • New Amsterdam Gin
  • Shakers Original American Vodka
  • 360 Double Chocolate Vodka
  • Antiguo Blanco Tequila
  • Ambhar Reposado Tequila
  • El Jimador Anejo Tequila
  • Semillero Joven Mezcal
  • DonQ Anejo Rum
  • Deadman’s Mango Rum
  • A. de Fussigny XO Fine Champagne
  • Nature’s Own Strawberry Delight
  • DonQ Mojito
  • Bong Spirit Vodka

Distinguished Platinum Winners

  • Crater Lake Vodka
  • Dolce Touch Hybrid Luxury Vodka
  • Smooth Vodka
  • Binboa Satsuma Vodka
  • Finlandia Grapefruit Fusion Vodka
  • Rose by Dragon Bleu Vodka
  • UV Sweet Green Tea Vodka
  • The Balvenie Doublewood
  • Autentico Tequila Alacran
  • Familia Camarena Silver Tequila
  • Herradura Anejo Tequila
  • Tequila 1519 Reposado
  • Zignum Mezcal Anejo
  • IS vodka
  • Sipping Spirits Resolute Pink Vodka
  • U’Luvka Gift Box

 

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