Barton 1792 distillery earns Gold Medals at San Francisco event

BARDSTOWN, Ky. (WTVQ) – Three spirits produced at Barton 1792 Distillery were awarded Double Gold medals at the 2021 San Francisco World Spirits Competition, meaning each spirit received Gold medal ratings from every member on the judging panel during the judging process.

Out of a record-breaking 3,500 entries from all corners of the world, ten Barton 1792 Distillery spirits were awarded medals. Each entry was subject to rounds of blind tastings and individual evaluation on both taste and design by judges.

“We are humbled to receive recognition for our spirits,” Master Distiller Danny Kahn said. “These awards would not be possible without our team’s unwavering commitment to top-quality whiskey.”

Double Gold Medals went to:

  • 1792 Bottled in Bond Kentucky Straight Bourbon
  • 1792 Small Batch Kentucky Straight Bourbon
  • Early Times Bottled-In-Bond Kentucky Straight Bourbon

Gold Medals went to:

  • 1792 Full Proof Kentucky Straight Bourbon
  • 1792 Single Barrel Kentucky Straight Bourbon
  • Thomas S. Moore Port Finished Kentucky Straight Bourbon

Silver Medals went to:

  • 1792 Aged 12 Years Kentucky Straight Bourbon
  • Thomas S. Moore Cabernet Sauvignon Finished Kentucky Straight Bourbon
  • Thomas S. Moore Chardonnay Finished Kentucky Straight Bourbon

Bronze Medals went to:

  • Early Times Kentucky Whiskey

Barton 1792 Distillery is part of Barton Brands. Barton Brands has facilities in Bardstown, Ky., Carson, Calif., and Baltimore, Md. Barton Brands is owned by the Sazerac Company, an American family-owned company based in New Orleans, La. Barton 1792 Distillery was established in 1879 and continues as the oldest fully-operating Distillery in the “Bourbon Capital of the World.” The Distillery is located on 196 acres and includes 28 warehouses, 22 other buildings, the Morton Spring and the Tom Moore Spring.

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