New York, NY
The John Barleycorn Society curated an elite panel of spirits journalists to judge an innovative blind tasting competition. These familiar names are esteemed spirits media professionals whose opinions help shape consumer perception and ultimately, buying decisions.
John Barleycorn Award recipients who receive top honors can proudly declare their product the spirit of choice amongst the planet’s most influential tastemakers
Judging – Entries are blind-tested, judged at random and not compared to other submissions in their category. Judges grade each entry on a 100-point scale based on a series of criteria relating to appearance, aroma, taste, and finish.
Per Entry Fee – $350.00
John Barleycorn Awards
127 Pittsburg Street
Dallas, TX 75207
For taste categories, you will be prompted to send two (2) 750 ml bottles of each entry.
– DOUBLE GOLD: Outstanding; earns top marks from all judges
– GOLD: An excellent product; meets very high standards
– SILVER: A well-crafted product deserving recognition
– HONORABLE MENTION: Meets the standards of the industry