Sons of Liberty’s Hop Flavored Whiskey won “Best Flavored Whiskey in North America” Sons of Liberty’s Hop Flavored Whiskey won “Best Flavored Whiskey in North America” at the Whisky Magazine World Whiskies Awards in New York City on February 24, 2015. Sons of Liberty Spirits Co-Founder and President Mike Reppucci accepted the award at the annual Whiskies and Spirits Conference. Reppucci said, “We’re now onto the international round where we could potentially win ‘World’s Best Flavored Whiskey’ for the second year in a row.” Last year, the South Kingstown distillery won for its Pumpkin Spice Flavored Whiskey.