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1792 Small Batch awarded gold outstanding medal at world competition

Eight distillery bourbons receive medals

By The Bourbon Flight

BARDSTOWN, Ky. — 1792 Small Batch Bourbon was awarded a Gold Outstanding Medal at the 2021 Whiskies of the World Competition (WoW). Gold Outstanding means the judges’ panel unanimously agreed to extra recognition for the high-performing whiskey.

This year’s judges included spirits evaluators, brand ambassadors, whisky retailers, bartenders, and mixologists. A total of eight medals were given to Barton 1792 Distillery whiskies. Other winners include:

Gold Medals

An excellent product that is among the best, remarkable

  • 1792 Single Barrel
  • 1792 Aged 12 Years

Silver Outstanding Medals

A very good product with complexity that is better than most

  • 1792 Bottled in Bond
  • 1792 Full Proof

Silver Medals

A very good and recommended product that shows complexity.

  • Thomas S. Moore Cabernet Sauvignon Finished
  • Thomas S. Moore Chardonnay Finished
  • Thomas S. Moore Port Finished

WoW is produced in conjunction with the long-running International Wine & Spirits Competition. For a full list of results, visit https://whiskiesoftheworld.com/2021-award-winners/.

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 and is named for the year Kentucky became a state.

The Distillery has garnered a number of prestigious awards for its whiskies, including its 1792 Full Proof, which was named the World Whiskey of the Year for 2020.  To learn more visit www.1792bourbon.com.

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