South Kingstown’s Sons of Liberty Spirits Company was among many local, national and international spirit exhibitors at the inaugural Sun Whiskey Fest held at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut on April 1. More than 2,400 people attended the event, which included sampling opportunities, seminars and entertainment. Sons of Liberty offered tastes of Uprising American Single Malt Whiskey and Battle Cry American Single Malt Whiskey.
The company also announced its True Born Gin – The Belgian Wheat Act was awarded the “United States Best Contemporary Style Gin” by the 2016 World Gin Awards, presented by TheDrinksReport.com. The gin, which is distilled from craft style beers, was subjected to a blind tasting panel of judges. Sons of Liberty Spirits Co. was the only American distillery honored in this year’s final round of judging.