Golds, Double Gold, and Platinum–It’s Whiskey Awards Season

The glitz, the glam, and the dram, who doesn’t love a good whiskey awards season? Here’s a roundup of the Limestone Branch Distillery spirits that won awards (so far) in 2023.

The ASCOT Awards

ASCOT Awards is an international spirits competition created by spirits personality and veteran tasting judge Fred Minnick. Each year, Fred releases his list as judged by the panel of judges.

We won Gold for Yellowstone Select Kentucky Straight Bourbon and Minor Case Rye Whiskey this year!

SIP Awards

The SIP Awards stands apart as the only internationally recognized consumer-judging spirits competition. Winning a SIP Awards has become synonymous with elite quality as judged by the selective tastes of the consumer.

We were honored to win Platinum for Minor Case Rye Whiskey and two golds, one for Yellowstone Select Kentucky Straight Bourbon and Yellowstone American Single Malt.

Bartender Spirits

Bartender Spirits Awards Aims To Deliver The Best Spirits For On-Premise Sector In USA. “Judged By Bartenders, Bar Managers and Off-Premise Managers For The On-Premise Industry,” the Bartender Spirits Awards will recognize, encourage, promote and celebrate excellence in the U.S. drinks industry.

Yellowstone Select Kentucky Straight Bourbon took home Double Gold! And Yellowstone American Single Malt won Gold.

Honored, but Not Done Yet

Winning awards is always great, and we feel honored by the recognition. Ultimately, we aim to make quality spirits that people will love.


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