Litchfield Distillery Earns Spirit Competition Medals

Litchfield Distillery is proud to announce that several of our spirits earned recognition at recent international spirit competitions conducted this past spring. For some of the included expressions, it was the first time they were entered into formal tasting competitions. We are thrilled by their performance!

2021 ASCOT Awards

The American Spirits Council of Tasters Awards (ASCOT Awards) is an international spirits competition created by spirits personality and veteran tasting judge, Fred Minnick. What’s particularly exciting about this competition is that top scoring entries will advance to a championship round where there will be a taste off to determine Best in Categories and Best in Show. Our Port Cask Finish Bourbon is a Championship Finalist in the Special Barrel-Finished Bourbon category. The “taste off” will take place in June and will be broadcast on Youtube.

Litchfield Distillery ASCOT Awards Medals:
LD Port Cask Finish Bourbon: Double Platinum
LD Agave Spirits: Platinum
LD Straight Rye Whiskey: Gold

This is the first time we entered these three spirits into a competition. Needless to say, these results have us beaming with pride!

2021 NYISC Awards
This is our fourth year competing in the NY International Spirits Competition (NYISC) and once again Litchfield Distillery performed well. NYISC was the first competition to be founded in the International Beverage Competition Series. What sets this competition apart from other international beverage competitions is their “Trade Only” blind judging panel.

We are ever grateful and humbled for being awarded the “Connecticut Whiskey Distillery of the Year” for the fourth year in a row! In addition, this was the first time we entered our CT-Grown and CT-Made 5-Year Double Barreled Bourbon into a tasting competition. We are extremely pleased that it took home a gold medal its first time out!

Litchfield Distillery NYISC Medals:

“2021 Connecticut Whiskey Distillery of the Year!”

LD Vodka: Bronze!

We always feel honored and humbled when The Spirit of Hard Work® is recognized by our peers and customers.  You can count on the Batchers of Litchfield Distillery to continue to perfect our craft and offer you the finest spirits distilled from the best Connecticut has to offer.