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2018 Winners

We're Proud To Announce The Winners of the 5th Annual Berlin International Spirits Competition!

Thanks to everyone who participated in our fifth smash year in Berlin!

300+ Submissions
19+ Countries



50+ Categories
The 5th Annual BISC Took Place on March 4th, 2018 in Berlin

The 5th Annual Berlin International Spirits Competition featured over 300 spirits submitted from over 19 countries. The trade-buyer judges were excited by the quality as well as the diversity of the spirits submitted. The 6th Annual Berlin International Spirits Competition will be held March 3rd 2019.

Winners
Gold Medal

Apertifs
Aelred Melonade
Dos Deus

Aquavit
Devils Head Distillery Oak Barrel Reserve Aquavit

Brandy
Laird’s Straight Applejack 86

Cachaca 
Ypioca 150 Anos
Ypioca 160 Anos

Cream Liqueurs
Merry’s Cream Liqueur

Honakaku Shochu (Pot Distillation)
Heihachiro
Kikaijima
Kuradashi Genshu (Shiranami Distiller’s Select)
Kura No Kami
Tekkan

Gin
Adams Dry Gin
Eau Claire Distillery Parlour Gin
Makar Oak Aged Gin
Rutte Celery Gin
Warner Edwards Melissa Lemon Balm Gin

Liqueurs
Applewood Distillery Espressocello
Chios Mastiha Liqueur Psychis

Mixers
Taste of Florida Bloody Mary Mix

Pisco
Waqar Pisco

Rum
Bacardi Anejo Cuatro
Diplomatico Mantuano

Vodka
Artica Nordic Vodka

Whiskies
All Seasons Whiskey
Cleveland Underground Bourbon Whiskey Finished in Craft Beer Barrels
Cleveland Underground Bourbon Whiskey Finished in Maple Syrup Barrels
Dewar’s The Monarch 15 Yr
Glengarry Highland Single Malt Scotch
Hyde No. 6 Special Reserve
Inchomoan 12 Yr Old Single Malt
Inchoman Vintage 1992 Release Single Malt
Journeyman Distillery Not A King
Ole Smokey Tennessee Moonshine Blue Flame Moonshine
Wildwood Spirits The Dark Door