SEATTLE, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Tatoosh Distillery & Spirits is proud to announce their recent awards at the 2014 SIP International Consumer Awards held at the luxurious St. Regis Monarch Beach Hotel, located in Dana Point, California. As per previous years, spirits were critiqued in a consumer blind tasting, with a focus on taste, aroma and finish.
Tatoosh Whiskey was awarded a GOLD medal at The Spirits International Prestige (SIP) Awards competition in Dana Point, California. This is just the most recent of several international awards won by Tatoosh for its Bourbon and Single Malt Whiskey. A spirit honored with the SIP Gold Medal Award is deemed to have the highest grade of nose, taste and ﬁnish quality, as compared with other products in its respective category.
Tatoosh Bourbon repeated by winning the Platinum Medal for Straight Bourbon Whiskey. Tatoosh Bourbon was also awarded the 2014 Consumers’ Choice Award. The Consumers’ Choice Award is presented to brands that demonstrate the ultimate in quality to consumers year after year. This honor is reserved for brands that place (bronze or better) two consecutive years in a row. This follows the Platinum awarded at the 2013 SIP Awards.
Tatoosh Whiskey – Gold Medal
Tatoosh Bourbon – Platinum, Consumer Choice Award
Tatoosh Bourbon & Whiskey – Silver Medal, Series Bottle Design Competition
“We are extremely proud to participate in the SIP International Consumer Awards and are humbled with the announcement of these awards. The consumer palate is king, and brands are beginning to realize the importance of blind judging with a consumer panel. Our products outperformed other well-known higher priced international brands at the Dana Pointcompetition. Our Tatoosh Bourbon has been extremely well received in the market and Tatoosh Whiskey, our newest product, sold out in 6 weeks. We look forward to bringing additional products to market and participating in the SIP International Consumer Awards in 2015,” said Mark Simon, CEO of Tatoosh Distillery & Spirits.
The SIP awards follow Tatoosh Bourbon and Tatoosh Whiskey medaling in the 2014 San Francisco International Spirits Awards and 2014 Tastings.com/BTI Competition in Chicago.
Tatoosh Distillery & Spirits is a spirits distillery company founded in 2009 and headquartered in Seattle. The company’s focus is on the distilling and distribution of quality Northwest bourbon and Northwest whiskey to both domestic and international markets. Based on a 100-year-old recipe handed down through generations, Tatoosh Distillery is creating a new American whiskey tradition by infusing traditional whiskey recipes with Northwest’s crisp clean water, and building brands based on the region’s passion for entrepreneurial business and spirit of adventure. For more information visit www.tatooshdistillery.com.