Merica Bourbon Whiskey wins Silver in the 2017 Whiskies of the World Awards

Merica Bourbon

Famous Brands and Grunt Style are delighted to announce that they have received the Silver medal in the 2017 Whiskies of the World Awards for Merica Bourbon Whiskey.

Whiskies of the World Expo, one of the largest and most popular consumer whisky tasting events in the US, has announced the results of the Whiskies of the World Awards competition. In their fourth year, the whisky awards are supported by Whiskies of the World’s London-based parent company, International Wine & Spirit Competition. The judging panels include industry professionals from Austin and Houston whose benchmarks are such that awarding a Gold medal has a 23% success rate.

 

All the spirits were judged on a 100-point basis, concentrating on appearance, aromatics, flavor, mouthfeel and finish. The highly esteemed industry experts then selected Merica Bourbon Whiskey and awarded it the coveted 2017 Whiskies of the World Awards SILVER Medal.

Judging Panel:

  • Mike Raymond  – Reserve 101
  • John McEntire  –  Twin Liquors
  • David Maguire  –  Austin Shaker
  • Mike Groener – Genius Liquids
  • Kevin Stein – Twin Marketplace
  • Adrian Montanez  – Twin Liquors
  • Purav Patel   – Village Liquors
  • Aisling Gammil   –  Drink well and Whislers
  • Jeff Boley – Midnight Cowboy
  • Carley Dunavant – Republic National Distributing Company
  • Ken Seeber  – Twin Platinum Store

Merica Bourbon Whiskey is proudly made in America with the finest American grains to offer you the cleanest, smoothest and best tasting Whiskey you’ve ever had. This veteran owned Whiskey is dedicated to the same pride and craftsmanship that made this country great. Merica Bourbon Whiskey was launched in Texas less than two months ago and this is the first competition that the brand has entered. We feel that winning a medal from the Whiskies of the World Awards will be beneficial in the success of the product by showing customers and distributors our dedication to producing a high quality Bourbon Whiskey and at a great value to consumers.

Merica Bourbon was founded by Marine veteran Derek Sisson and Army veteran Daniel Alarik. After their service they both felt an entrepreneurial passion for business and giving back. Daniel is the founder/CEO of Grunt Style, The largest post 9/11 veteran owned company in the U.S. and Derek is the founder/CEO of Famous Brands, a spirit brand holding company.

 

 

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