Ogden, UT, March 24, 2017 --(PR.com
)-- Ogden’s Own Distillery announced Underground Herbal Spirit has won a gold medal in the 2017 Berlin International Spirit Competition. Five Wives Vodka won a silver and the Utah distillery was recognized as the “USA Liqueur Distillery of the Year”.
“This is a tremendous honor for our team,” Steve Conlin, Managing Partner, said. “Underground is born of the tradition of European herbal liqueurs. Its the product our company launched with. To be recognized in one of the toughest and prestigious competitions is something we celebrate!”
Germany happens to be the home of Jagermeister, the brand that literally created the category in in the US.
The Berlin International Spirits Competition involved almost 400 spirits from over 20 countries.
To be recognized as the best USA liqueur is quite the honor for the company as well.
This is not the first time Underground has won awards for it’s quality. In 2010 the spirit received a double-gold at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition, a gold medal in the 2013 Denver International Spirits Competition, and was recognized as the Best Liqueur in the Western Hemisphere in the Spirits of the America’s Competition in 2013.
The Berlin competition is the first time the distillery has presented products in Europe and only three gold medals were awarded to liqueurs this year.
“To come away with a gold and silver for Underground and Five Wives Vodka is quite an accomplishment. The Distillery of the Year award was just icing on the cake,” Conlin said.
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About Ogden's Own Distillery:
For nearly eight years Ogden's Own Distillery has been making craft spirits in Utah. As Ogden's first licensed distillery since the 1800’s their first product, Underground Herbal Spirit, captures the feeling of the rowdy, early days of Ogden. Underground Herbal Spirit won a prestigious "Double Gold" at the 2010 San Francisco World Spirits Competition and "Best Liqueur" at the 2012 Spirits of the America’s. Ogden’s Own also makes the critically acclaimed Five Wives Vodka brands, Porter’s Fire, Peach and Apple Whiskey Liqueurs and Madam Pattirini Gin. www.OgdensOwn.com