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Ultimate Spirits Challenge 2022 Results Announced

By July 23, 2022Top News

The Ultimate Spirits Challenge (USC) released the results of its 2022 Challenge. Now in its 13th consecutive year, 2022 received record submissions with entries from more than 50 spirit-producing nations. The judging, held through May and early June, determined 57 Chairman’s Trophy winners, 274 Finalists, 446 Great Values and 143 Tried & True Award winners. The USC was conducted at its custom-designed Evaluation Center, located in Hawthorne, New York. USC 2022 Chairman’s Trophy Winners include the following categories: Amaro: Nonino Amaro Riserva; Baiju: Yushan Taiwan Superior 12 Years Old Kaoliang; Gin: Gordon’s Traveler’s Edition London Dry; Genever: Notaris Bartender’s Choice Jerry Thomas Rome Edition; Hard Seltzer: High Noon Sun Sips Pineapple Vodka & Soda; Mezcal: Vago Ensamble en Barro; Tequila, 100% Agave, Blanco/Plata: El Tesoro; Reposado: Don Fulano; Añejo: Tequila Ocho; Extra Añejo: Cierto Reserve Collection; Vermouth Dry: La Quintinye Royal Extra Dry; Vermouth Sweet: La Quintinye Royal Rouge; Vodka Unflavored: Belvedere Smogóry Forest Single Estate Rye; Vodka Flavored: 23rd Street Riverland Rose; Rum Dark/Gold: Plantation Xaymaca Special Dry Pot Still; and Rum Flavored: Plantation Cut & Dry Coconut, among them. View the full list at

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