Expanding its footprint into Asia, The Tasting Alliance – proprietor of the San Francisco World Spirits Competition – established the Singapore World Spirits Competition in June of this year. Judges from all over Asia convened for two days of judging of spirits available in the Asian market.

Here are the results from an exotic and exciting field of entrants:

 

BEST OF SHOW


BEST IN SHOW WHITE SPIRIT & BEST GIN

Tanqueray No. Ten Gin, Scotland

Diageo Singapore Pte Ltd.

BEST IN SHOW WHISKY & BEST SINGLE MALT SCOTCH

Wolfburn Langskip Single Malt Scotch, Scottish Highlands $150

Wolfburn Whiskey

BEST IN SHOW BRANDY & BEST SPANISH GRAPE BRANDY

Fundador Supremo 15 Year Old Brandy Aged in Amontillado Sherry Casks, Jerez, Spain $260

Emperador Inc.

BEST IN SHOW LIQUEUR

Jaan Paan Liqueur, Ontario, Canada $28

Jaan Inc.

 

 

PREMIUM AWARD WINNERS


BEST RUM & BEST SOUTHEAST ASIAN RUM

Samai Premium Gold Rum, Cambodia $115

Samai Distillery Cambodia Pte. Ltd.

BEST SAUCE-AROMA BAIJIU

Guizhou Renhuai Hengfu Tiancidituo Jiancangban, China $698 Renhua

Guizhou Hengfu Baijiu Co. Ltd.

BEST VODKA

BOLD Vodka, Quebec, Canada $24

Montbel Wines & Spirits Inc.

BEST APÉRITIF & BEST VERMOUTH

Cucielo Bianco Vermouth di Torino, Piemonte, Italy

Artisan Spirits Ltd.

BEST FLAVORED VODKA

Carvia Spiced Vodka, France $50

Maison De La Vodka

BEST BAIJIU & BEST MIXED-AROMA BAIJIU

Jiahu Zhongyuanweidao Baijiu, Henan, China $78

Jiahu Baijiu Group Co. Ltd.

BEST LIGHT-AROMA BAIJIU

Chengliji Baijiu, Yinchuan, China $257

Ningxia Chengliji Baijiu Co. Ltd.

BEST STRONG-AROMA BAIJIU

Yifuchun Mianrou Baijiu, Sichuan, CHINA $888

Sichuan Yifuchun Baijiu Co. Ltd.

BEST BOURBON

Garrison Brothers Single Barrel Texas Straight Bourbon Whiskey, Texas, USA $120

Garrison Brothers Distillery

BEST ASIAN WHISKY & BEST SINGLE MALT

Paul John Classic Select Cask Indian Single Malt Whisky, Goa, India $80

John Distilleries Pvt. Ltd.

 

 

DOUBLE GOLD MEDAL WINNERS


BAIJIU

Gansu Jiuquanhanwu Liquanchangsheng, Gansu, China $398 – Gansu Jiuquanhanwu Baijiu Co. Ltd.

Mangpinjiang Baijiu, Guizhou, China $900 – Guizho Mangpinjiang Baijiu Co. Ltd.

Mengtiangong Baijiu, Sichuan, China $160 – Chongzhou Tiangong Baijiu Co. Ltd.

Zhenyuejiu Baijiu, Sichuan, China $129 – Chengdu Juizhangui Baijiu Co. Ltd.

Shenjiu Group Jiangxiang Collection Baijiu, Sichuan, China $465 – Shenjiu Group Co. Ltd.

Xiaojiaolou Hongfulu Baijiu, Sichuan, China $18 – Sichuan Yuanhong Xiaojiaolou Baijiu Co. Ltd.

Guxiaojiu Jiangxin Baijiu Maotaizhen, Guizhou, China $239 – Sichuan Shiquanshimei Baijiu Co. Ltd.

Shangpinhu Baijiu, Yunnan, China $458 – Yunan Pinhutang Baijiu Co. Ltd.

Quantu Sauce Flavored Jingxuan (Classic Style) Maotai, Guizhou, China $899 – Quantu Sauce Flavored Baijiu Workshop

GIN

Never Never Distilling Co. Southern Strength Gin, South Australia $75 – Never Never Distilling Co.

Unit 43 Distilling Co. The Prospector Gin, South Africa $30 – Unit 43 Distilling Company

Ableforth’s Bathtub Gin, United Kingdom – Atom Brands

Central City Brewers + Distillers Queensborough Dry Gin, British Columbia, Canada $45 – Central City Brewers and Distillers

Prohibition Liquor Co. Original Gin, South Australia $99 – Prohibition Liquor Co.

WHISKEY/WHISKY

Paul John Bold Peated Single Malt Whisky, Goa, India $70 – John Distilleries Pvt. Ltd.

Bunnahabhain Toiteach A Dhà Single Malt Scotch, Islay, Scotland $170 – Distell International

Deanston Virgin Oak Single Malt Scotch, Scottish Highlands $140 – Distell International

Bruichladdich The Classic Laddie Single Malt Scotch, Islay, Scotland $110 – Rémy Cointreau

Bruichladdich Port Charlotte 10 Year Old Single Malt Scotch, Islay, Scotland $125 – Rémy Cointreau

That Boutique-y Whisky Company Bourbon Whiskey #1,USA – Atom Brands

That Boutique-y Whisky Company Islay Single Malt Scotch #2, Islay, ScotlandAtom Brands

LIQUEUR

Jaan Paan Liqueur, Ontario, Canada $28JAAN INC.

 

 

GOLD MEDAL WINNERS


BAIJIU

Bainian 1919 Baijiu Dayi, Sichuan, China $498 – Sichuan Bainian Baijiu Co. Ltd.

Binhe Jiunian Baijiu Zhangye, Gansu, China $158 – Gansu Binhe Food Industry Group Co. Ltd.

Chengdu Huaxiang You Qian Hua, Sichuan, China $588 – Chengdu Huaxiang Baijiu Co. Ltd.

Chengdu Youqianhua You Qian Hua, Sichuan, China $128– Chengdu Youqianhua Baijiu Co. Ltd.

Guizhou Renhuai Hengfu Tiancidituo, Zaoji, China $698 – Renhua, Guizhou Hengfu Baijiu Co. Ltd.

Guizhouchun Tiehe Baijiu, Guizhou, China $58 – Guizhouchun Baijiu Co. Ltd.

Guxiaojiu Baijinnong Baijiu, Sichuan, China $299 – Sichuan Shiquanshimei Baijiu Co. Ltd.

Jiahu Zhongyuanweidao Baijiu, Henan, China $88 – Jiahu Baijiu Co. Ltd.

Lushantang Qingxiang Baijiu, Fujian, China $369 – Xiamen Lushantang Baijiu Co. Ltd.

Meicheng Shengshi Longyin Baijiu, Hebei, China $998 – Chengde Qianlongzui Baijiu Co. Ltd.

Pinhuchun Yunnanjiyi Baijiu, Yunnan, China $20 – Yunan Pinhutang Baijiu Co. Ltd.

Quantu Sauce Flavored Jingxuan (Soft Style) Maotai, Guizhou, China $899 – Quantu Sauce Flavored Baijiu Workshop

Shenjiu Group Chenxiang Collection Baijiu, Sichuan, China $678 – Shenjiu Group Co. Ltd.

Shenjiu Group Hongci Baijiu, Sichuan, China $87 – Shenjiu Group Co. Ltd.

Wuhen Baijiu, Sichuan, China $900 – Nanjing Qinjinke Baijiu Co. Ltd.

Zhejiang Tongshanzuimeiren Gou Jian Wang Zhuji, Zhejiang, China $215 – Zhejiang Tongshanzuimeiren Baijiu Co. Ltd.

GIN

Distillerie du Fjord Km12 Gin, Quebec, Canada $47 – Distillerie du Fjord

Imperial Measures Distilling Ounce Gin Bold, South Australia $71 – Imperial Measures Distilling

Never Never Distilling Co. Triple Juniper Gin, South Australia $60 – Never Never Distilling Co.

Never Never Distilling Co. Juniper Freak Gin, South Australia $85 – Never Never Distilling Co.

Poltergeist Un ltered Gin, Tasmania, Australia $85 – Shene Distillery Pty. Ltd.

VODKA

Georgian Bay Vodka, Ontario, Canada $40 – Georgian Bay Spirit Co.

Ice Eyes Vodka, Belgium $41 – Keypharm Laboratories

Vodka, Victoria, Australia $22 – Edgemill Group

Bedlam Vodka, North Carolina, USA $22 – Graybeard Distillery, Inc.

Vural Vodka, Austria $56 – Vural Vodka International

Cape Grim 666 Autumn Butter Vodka, Tasmania, Australia $88 – Pure Distillery Company Pte. Ltd.

Fire & Ice Extra Soft Vodka, Switzerland $14 – Fire & Ice

BRANDY/COGNAC/RUM/RHUM AGRICOLE

Fundador Supremo 18 Year Old Brandy Aged in Oloroso Sherry Casks, Jerez, Spain $260 – Emperador Inc.

Hampden Estate 7 Year Old Rum, Jamaica $157  – La Maison and Velier

Lucien de Fontaneau Cognac XO, France $130 – Maison des Pierres

That Boutique-y Rum Company Issan Rum, Thailand – Atom Brands

Zabana Sherry Oak Cask Rum, The Philippines $25 – Emperador Inc.

LIQUEUR/APERITIF/OTHER

Cucielo Rosso Vermouth di Torino, Piemonte, Italy – Artisan Spirits Ltd.

Rosolio di Bergamotto, Italy $38 – Italicus Ltd.

Kimo Sabe Joven Albedo Mezcal, Mexico – Wholesome Food People Pte. Ltd.

Nocturne Noir Coffee Infused Liquor, Singapore $188 – Ingenious Beverages Pte. Ltd.

WHISKEY/WHISKY

Bullterrier Veto Youth Style 2 Blended Scotch, Scotland $50 – Chengdu Micro-Brewing Technology Co. Ltd.

Bunnahabhain 18 Year Old Single Malt Scotch, Islay, Scotland $350 – Distell International

Bunnahabhain 12 Year Old Single Malt Scotch, Islay, Scotland $170 – Distell International

Deanston 12 Year Old Single Malt Scotch, Scottish Highlands $170 – Distell International

Garrison Brothers Balmorhea Texas Straight Bourbon Whiskey, Texas, USA $150 – Garrison Brothers Distillery

Johnnie Walker Gold Label Reserve Blended Scotch, Scotland – Diageo Singapore Pte. Ltd.

The Glenrothes Whisky Maker’s Cut Single Malt Scotch, Speyside, Scotland $160 – Edrington Singapore Pte. Ltd.

The Glenrothes 12 Year Old Single Malt Scotch, Speyside, Scotland $116 – Edrington Singapore Pte. Ltd.

Timorous Beastie 10 Year Old Blended Malt Scotch, Scottish Highlands $60 – Douglas Laing & Co.

Uncle Nearest 1856 Premium Whiskey, Tennessee, USA $58 – Uncle Nearest Inc.


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