2020 Honey Spirits Competition

2019 Award Winners

More than 90 made with honey spirits competed for hardware in 11 categories at the 2019 Honey Spirits Competition! Congratulations to all of our medal winners!

The Honey Spirits Competition featured eleven spirits style categories, including a category that contained products that used honey as the primary distillate. The submitted spirits were judged on nose, appearance, palate, balance and finish . A design category also recognized the best honey or honey bee-related packaging graphics.

BEST OF SHOW

Honey Gin

Caledonia Spirits
Barr Hill Gin

GOLD MEDAL RECIPIENTS

Honey Vodka

Glass Distillery
Glass Nectar Vodka

Honey Liqueurs/Specialty

Brothers Vilgalys Spirits
Krupnikas Spiced Honey Liqueur

Honey Liqueurs/Specialty

Honey House Distillery
Cold Brew Coffee Liqueur

Honey Brandy

R. Jelinek
Bohemia Honey

Distilled from Honey

Westslope Distillery
Sweet Sting Honey Spirit

Distilled from Honey — Flavored

Hatch Distilling Co.
Limoncello

Design/Packaging

Tenth Ward Distilling
Honey Jack

SILVER MEDAL RECIPIENTS

Honey Vodka

Dixie Southern Vodka
Dixie Wildflower Honey

Honey Vodka

Great Lakes Distillery
Rehorst Citrus Honey

Honey Vodka

Middle West Spirits
OYO Honey Vanilla Bean Vodka

Honey Vodka

Middle West Spirits
OYO Barrel-Finished Honey Vanilla Bean

Honey Gin

Caledonia Spirits
Barr Hill Reserve Tom Cat Gin

Honey Whiskey/Bourbon

Honey House Distillery
Cinnamon Colorado Honey Whiskey

Honey Whiskey/Bourbon

Mystic Farm & Distillery
Bourbon Liqueur

Honey Whiskey/Bourbon

Silverback Distillery
Blackback Honey Rye Whiskey

Honey Whiskey/Bourbon

Sons of Liberty Beer & Spirits Co.
Honey Chamomile Flavored Whiskey

Honey Whiskey/Bourbon

Western Pacific Winery & Spirits
Western Pacific

Honey Moonshine

Missouri Ridge Distillery, LLC
Howlin’ Hounds Honey Moonshine

Honey Moonshine

South Mountain Distilling Company
JB Rader’s Honeycrisp Apple Moonshine

Honey Rum

Ko Hana Distillers
Ko Hana Kokoleka

Honey Tequila/Mezcal

Dulce Dorado Tequila, LLC
Dulce Dorado Tequila

Honey Liqueurs/Specialty

Dirty Water Distillery, LLC
Velnias Spiced Honey Liqueur

Honey Liqueurs/Specialty

Glacier Distilling Company
Beargrass

Honey Liqueurs/Specialty

Mountain State Spirits
Hazelnut Honey Bourbon Ratafia

Honey Liqueurs/Specialty

Mt. Defiance Cidery & Distillery
Sweet Vermouth

Distilled from Honey

Big Island Distillers, Inc.
Hawaiian Honey Shine

Distilled from Honey

Denmark Distilling
Vodka

Distilled from Honey

Domeloz Somel
Black Label

Distilled from Honey

Domeloz Somel
Royal Reserve

Distilled from Honey

Domeloz Somel
Yellow Label

Distilled from Honey

Central Coast Distillery
Forarger Vodka

Distilled from Honey

Hatch Distilling Co.
Vodka

Distilled from Honey

J.J. Pfister Distilling Company
Drakas

Distilled from Honey

Quincy Street Distillery
Prairie Sunshine

Distilled from Honey

Quincy Street Distillery
Prairie Sunshine Barrel Reserve

Distilled from Honey

Revolutionary Spirits, LLC
Thirteenth Moon

Distilled from Honey

Up North Distillery
Honey Spirits

Distilled from Honey

Up North Distillery
Barrel Finished Honey Spirits

Distilled from Honey

Up North Distillery
Barrel Reserve Honey Spirits

Distilled from Honey

WRC Distillery
Killer Bee

Distilled from Honey – Flavored

Cardinal Spirits
Honey Schnapps

Distilled from Honey – Flavored

Hatch Distilling Co.
Gin

Distilled from Honey – Flavored

Quincy Street Distillery
Prairie Fairie

Distilled from Honey – Flavored

White Winter Winery, Inc.
Shadow Mist Black Currant and Honey Laid on Oak

Design/Packaging

WRC Distillery
Killer Bee

BRONZE MEDAL RECIPIENTS

Honey Vodka

Big Island Distillers, Inc.
Vodka Distilled from Honey and Purple Potato Mash

Honey Vodka

Middle West Spirits
OYO Stone Fruit

Honey Gin

JAZ Spirits
Cold Tree Gin

Honey Bourbon/Whiskey

Copper Shot Distillery, Inc.
Texas Honey Flavored Whiskey

Honey Bourbon/Whiskey

Honey House Distillery
Colorado Honey Whiskey

Honey Bourbon/Whiskey

Manatawny Still Works
Swarmbustin’ Honey

Honey Bourbon/Whiskey

Stumpy’s Spirits Distillery
Old Monroe Honey Flavored Whiskey

Honey Moonshine

Copper Shot Distillery, Inc.
Honey Shine

Honey Moonshine

Willie’s Distillery
Willie’s Montana Honey Moonshine

Honey Rum

Honey House Distillery
Red Cliffs Rum

Honey Liqueurs/Specialty

Green Mountain Distillers
Vermont Honey Liqueur

Honey Liqueurs/Specialty

Jersey Spirits Distilling Co.
Jersey Hooch Cherry Smash

Distilled from Honey

Caledonia Spirits
Barr Hill Vodka

Distilled from Honey

Tenth Ward Distilling Company
Honeyjack

Distilled from Honey

White Winter Winery, Inc.
Honey Mist

Distilled from Honey – Flavored

Big Island Distillers, Inc.
Kona Coffee Spirits

Distilled from Honey – Flavored

Hatch Distilling Co.
Harbor Dog

Distilled from Honey – Flavored

White Winter Winery, Inc.
Apple Mist

Packaged Cocktails

Dogfish Head Distilling Company
Bending Time

Packaged Cocktails

Trade Eights Cocktails
Grapefruit Honey +Vodka

Design/Packaging

Rev Spirits
Thirteenth Moon