Judging – March 25 – April 10, 2022
Proud to lead the Spirits industry in a new direction! By pivoting to an in-home tasting experience, judges can conduct the blind tasting in the comfort of their own home.
Results Announcement – April 28, 2022
The 2022 international spirit & mixer results will be officially announced.
Entering a consumer-judged world spirits competition provides many advantages for your company. You are provided feedback from the consumers, branding exposure, and marketing resources to help boost your brand.
Per Entry Fee – $550.00 Plus 2 Bottle(s) (Spirits)
Per Entry Fee – $450.00 Plus 2 Bottle(s) (Mixers and Non-Alcoholic)
Per Entry Fee – $200.00 Plus 1 Bottle(s) (Packaging & Bottle Design)
2323 Main St.
Irvine, CA 92614
Tasting Submissions (All categories excluding design)
300ml – 699ml – enclose three (3) bottles per entry 700ml or larger – enclose two (2) bottles per entry
Less than 300ml – enclose four (4) bottles per entry
Entry Form, payment and samples due by February 28th, 2022.
Best of Class – The most exclusive award is reserved for premium spirits receiving scores in the pinnacle of their respective categories. The Best of Class medal expresses the highest acclaim from consumer judges.
Platinum – Spirits that placed for a Platinum medal represent a distinguished class that earned exceptional marks from consumer judges. Platinum medal recipients are highly recommended to the public.
Double Gold – The Double Gold medal correspond to an outstanding rank of spirits which consumers judged to qualify for the top percentile of their given categories and justify strong recommendations.
Gold – The Gold medal celebrates spirits that demonstrated a noteworthy performance in a double blind tasting with a diverse consumer panel. With scores in the upper division, Gold medal spirits are strongly recommended.
Silver – SIP Awards Silver medal showcases spirits earning marks from consumer judges in the top range of their categories. The consumer judges deem Silver medal recipients to be distinguished spirits recommended to the public.
Bronze – Bronze medals are presented to well-crafted spirits that qualify for special distinction with their strong performance in the SIP double blind tasting with consumer judges. Bronze medals are noteworthy achievements deserving of recommendation.
Zero Participation Award – Participation awards are never given which means that around ⅙ of brands do not receive medals. While entering the SIP Awards declares a brand’s exemplary devotion to quality, the integrity of medals relies upon meaningful differentiation.