Anchor Distilling Company Brands Recognized at the 2011 SIP Awards

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Anchor Distilling Company brands were recognized in five different categories at the 2011 Spirits International Prestige (SIP) Awards, an international spirits competition held in downtown San Diego on June 28. The competition, which enlists consumers to form its judging panel, featured 73 judges who participated in a blind tasting of 249 global spirits. Anchor Distilling Company is part of the newly formed umbrella company, Anchor Brewers & Distillers, an amalgamation of Anchor Brewing Company, Anchor Distilling Company, Berry Bros. & Rudd and Preiss Imports that merged earlier this year.

“We feel we are uniquely placed to provide the bridge between discerning buyers and the world’s best beer and premium spirits,” said David King, President of Anchor Distilling Company. “There is an opportunity to engage both the trade and consumers who seek a richer beverage experience through the use of higher quality brands.”

Anchor Distilling Company brands took home awards in the following categories:
Liqueur – Luxardo Amaretto - Platinum
Gin – No. 3 London Dry Gin - Gold
Bourbon – Hirsch Straight Bourbon Small Batch Reserve - Gold
Tequila – Chinaco Añejo – Silver
Cachaca Rum – Ypioca Toucano Rum - Silver

The Anchor Distilling Company portfolio consists of the finest collection of spirits from around the world. All are from family companies, most of which are multigenerational. These products are sought by enthusiasts for their superior handcrafted artisanal qualities. The portfolio currently includes: A.H. Hirsch, Armorik, BenRiach, Berry’s Own Selection, BlackBull, Briottet, Cachaca 21, Cadenhead’s, Château du Breuil, Château du Busca, Château Montifaud, Château Paulet, Chinaco, Chinchón, Christian Drouin, D’Aristi, Darroze, Don César, Duncan Taylor, English Harbour, Etter, F. Meyer, Genevieve Genever, Glen Breton, GlenDronach, Glen Scotia, Granier Mon Pastis, Grupo Aamsa, Hazelburn, Hugo, Inchmurrin & Littlemill, Junípero Gin, Kilkerran, King’s Ginger Liqueur, Lepanto, Longrow, Luxardo, Mangoustan’s, Mitchell’s Glengyle, No.3 Gin, Noyau de Poissy, Old Potrero Whiskeys, Old Raj, Pagès, Pastis Prado, Pommeau de Normandie, Pontarlier, Sathenay, Senior & Co., Soberano, Springbank, Toucano, Très Vieux Marc de Bourgogne, Van Hoo, Védrenne, Verveine du Velay, and Ypióca.


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