Roundstone Rye wins while competing head-to-head against larger international brands
Los Angeles, CA (June 13, 2016) – The 2016 Los Angeles International Spirits Competition has awarded Catoctin Creek Roundstone Rye a silver medal in the overall category of Whiskey/Whisky.
"The 2016 Los Angeles International Spirits Competition received 401 Spirits entries from 149 producers," according to the competition's web site. "This year's competition received spirits from 29 different countries, Austria, Bahamas, Britain, Canada, China, Colombia, Dominican Republic, England, France, Germany, Holland, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Lithuania, Martinique, Mexico, Myanmar, Poland, Puerto Rico, Poland, Scotland, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, UK, USA, and Virgin Islands. We had 20 prestigious judges from all over the United States from on and off-premise as well as Southern Wine & Spirits, Young's Market and Wine Warehouse."
"Becky and I are so happy to receive this award!" remarked Scott Harris, founder of the distillery. "It is really great to see our spirits taking hold in the Los Angeles market. We're especially proud that when our hand-crafted single barrel whisky competes against larger brands, that we do very, very well. We are now the most highly awarded whisky in Virginia and the world is noticing!"
Catoctin Creek Roundstone Rye Single Barrel Whisky is made from 100% rye, certified organic and kosher, and retails around $39 for 750mL.
The full list of 2016 competition winners can be found here.