AWARD WINNING – 40 WINKS WHISKEY’S
Barnstormer Distillery announces a Spirit Competition WIN through the Whiskey and Barrel Consumer Choice Awards (WABCCA), held in Chicago, IL on October 10, 2020.
Both 40 Winks Whiskey’s were submitted and both won not only a Gold Metal but the overall ultimate award for its category!
This completion was “designed to recognize excellence and preference by consumers that enjoy whisky and the bar & retail experts that sell it. Over 30 vetted consumers and over a dozen whiskey industry and media professionals gathered to participate as judges. This unprecedented combination of experience and industry involvement provides the background to build an award completion that supports the industry and is a true voice of the consumer.” say Dave Sweet, Founder of WABCCA.
To be awarded a Gold Metal the spirit needs to score between 90 and 100 points. These are the spirits of best quality and great flavor – A true joy to drink, a must have for the whisky and spirits enthusiast. There is only ONE Consumer Choice Award for each category which is given to the spirit that judges scored consistently the highest and the most preferred in each category.
40 Winks Whiskey, Barrel Strength was awarded a Gold Metal and won the overall, Consumer Choice Award in American Whiskey, priced between $51 – $100.
40 Winks Whiskey, 90 Proof was awarded a Gold Metal and won the overall, Consumer Choice Award in American Whiskey, priced $50 & under.