ADI Spirit Competition – 2009 Results

Results of the American Distilling Institute’s 3rd Annual Judging of Artisan American Spirits
Brandy Award Winners | April 4, 2009 | St. George Spirits, Alameda, CA

Grape Brandy

Gold
Jepson Vineyards, Signature Reserve Brandy
Silver
Jepson Vineyards, Old Stock Brandy
Bronze
Osocalis Distillery, Rare Alambic Brandy

Apple Brandy

Best of Category (no medals awarded)
St. George Spirits, Heirloom Apple Brandy

Varietal Grappa

Gold
Peach Street Distillers, Gewurztraminer Grappa
Silver
Peak Spirits, Riesling Grappa
Bronze
Peach Street Distillers, Muscat Grappa

Non-varietal Grappa

Gold
Huber Starlight Distillery, Grappa
Silver
Great Lakes Distillery, Grappa

Other Brandy

Double Gold
Brandy Peak, Spirit of Pear Brandy
Silver
Peach Street Distillers, Aged Peach Brandy

Pear Eaux de vie

Gold
Westford Hills Distillers, Pear William Eau de Vie
Silver (tie)
Peach Street Distillers, Pear Eau de Vie
St. George Spirits, Aqua Perfecta, Pear Eau de Vie
Bronze
Harvest Spirits, Hudson Valley Pear Brandy

Eaux de Vie (other)

Gold
St. George Spirits, Aqua Perfecta, Framboise
Silver (tie)
Peach Street Distillers, Peach Eau de Vie
Peak Spirits, Organic Peach Eau de Vie
Bronze
Westford Hill Distillers, Kirsch Eau de Vie, Cherry Brandy

Fruit Infusions

Gold
St. George Spirits, Aqua Perfecta, Framboise Liqueur
Silver
Huber Starlight Distillery, Raspberry Desert Wine,
Bronze
Uncle John’s Fruit House Winery, Apple Desert Wine