Denver spirits logoAs Tom Fischer is co-chair and judge for Denver International Spirits Competition, BourbonBlog.com is offering our network of distillers, importers and distributors special discount pricing for entering spirits into the Denver International Spirits Competition 2014.

Discounted offer: 20% per entry when you write “BourbonBlog.com” on your entry form by January 31, 2014 

Here is the list of last year’s medal winners..

This offer is good on any quantity of spirits.

Roudhouse GinThere are more than 100 different spirit categories for this competition (see below and  all categories and full details on this link  ).

Like San Francisco World Spirits Competitionand London’s International Wine and Spirit Competition, this is one of the only international, double-blind competition with judges and organizers who are top industry experts.

Handsome die-cast medals are provided to winners as well media coverage & publicity.

This is the 3rd annual Denver International Spirits Competition will be held at the Omni Interlocken Resort, Broomfield, Colorado

Denver International Spirits Competition 2014 Spirit Categories ( full details on this link  )

 

WHISKIES / WHISKEYS
Cat#

Bourbon Whiskey Bourbon Tasting200 STRAIGHT BOURBON
202 SMALL BATCH BOURBON 10 YRS. & YOUNGER
203 SMALL BATCH BOURBON 11 YRS. & OLDER
210 SINGLE BARREL AMERICAN WHISKEY 10 YRS. & YOUNGER
211 SINGLE BARREL AMERICAN WHISKEY 11 YRS. & OLDER
220 TENNESSEE WHISKEY
225 AMERICAN STRAIGHT RYE WHISKEY
226 AMERICAN BLENDED WHISKEY
227 AMERICAN CRAFT WHISKEY
230 CORN WHISKEY
235 NON-AGED WHISKEY
240 CANADIAN WHISKY
250 BLENDED IRISH WHISKEY
251 SINGLE MALT IRISH WHISKEY
252 PURE POT STILL IRISH WHISKEY
253 BLENDED MALTED IRISH WHISKEY
260 JAPANESE WHISKEY
270 OTHER WHISKEY
275 FLAVORED WHISKEY
280 BLENDED SCOTCH
285 DISTILLERS’ SINGLE MALT SCOTCH
286 INDEPENDENT MERCHANT SINGLE MALT
287 BLENDED MALT SCOTCH WHISKY
WHITE SPIRITS
100 VODKA
101 VODKA FLAVORED/ INFUSED
102 VODKA ORGANIC
103 VODKA ORGANIC FLAVORED/ INFUSED
104 OTHER VODKA
120 GIN
121 GIN FLAVORED/INFUSED
122 GIN DRY
123 GIN GENEVER
124 PLYMOUTH

Please indicate type: a) Compound, b) Distilled, c) New Western, d) London Dry, e) Barrel Aged

128 AQUAVIT
130 SOJU/SHOCHU
131 MOUTAI/BAIJIU

RUM

140 RUM WHITE
141 RUM DARK/GOLD
142 RUM SPICED
143 RUM FLAVORED/INFUSED
144 OTHER RUM
145 EXTRA-AGED RUM (MORE THAN 5 YEARS)
146 OVER-PROOF RUM

RHUM AGRICOLE

150 RHUM NON-AGED
151 RHUM AGED
152 RHUM EXTRA AGED (OVER 16YRS)
153 RHUM FLAVORED/INFUSED
154 OTHER RHUM

AGAVE/TEQUILA

160 SILVER/GOLD (NON-AGED) TEQUILA
161 REPOSADO TEQUILA
162 AÒEJO TEQUILA
163 EXTRA-AGED AÒEJO
165 MIXTO TEQUILA
166 TEQUILA FLAVORED/ INFUSED
170 MESCAL, SOTOL, BACANORA, COMITECA
171 ALL OTHER AGAVE SPIRITS

OTHER SPIRITS
Cat#
180 GUARO
181 CACHAÁA
182 OTHER SUGAR CANE BASED SPIRITS
183 OTHER WHITE SPIRITS

BRANDIES

300 COGNAC VS/THREE STAR OR EQUIVALENT
301 COGNAC VSOP OR EQUIVALENT
302 COGNAC XO OR EQUIVALENT
303 COGNAC EXTRA-AGED/VINTAGE
304 COGNAC FLAVORED/INFUSED
310 ARMAGNAC VS OR EQUIVALENT
311 ARMAGNAC VSOP OR EQUIVALENT
312 ARMAGNAC XO OR EQUIVALENT
313 ARMAGNAC VINTAGE – POST 1985
314 ARMAGNAC VINTAGE – PRE 1985
320 CALVADOS VS, VSOP, XO, HORS D’AGE
321 CALVADOS VINTAGE
330 APPLE BRANDY
335 ALAMBIC BRANDY
340 FRENCH GRAPE BRANDY
345 AMERICAN GRAPE BRANDY
350 SPANISH GRAPE BRANDY & BRANDY DE JEREZ
355 ITALIAN GRAPE BRANDY
360 GRAPPA
370 MARC
380 PISCO
400 EAU-DE-VIE
410 FRUIT BRANDY OTHER THAN GRAPE BRANDY
420 OTHER BRANDIES
430 BRANDY BASED PRODUCTS

LIQUEURS AND OTHERS
Cat#
500 ABSINTHE
505 APÈRITIF
510 CHOCOLATE LIQUEUR
515 COFFEE LIQUEUR
520 CREAM/DAIRY LIQUEURS
525 FRUIT LIQUEUR
530 HERBAL/BOTANICALS LIQUEURS
535 NUT LIQUEUR
540 OTHER LIQUEURS
550 ORGANIC SPIRITS
555 PASTIS
600 PRE-MIXED COCKTAILS OF A MAXIMUM OF 20% ABV
610 PRE-MIXED COCKTAILS OF A MINIMUM OF 20% ABV
620 SAMBUCCA WHITE
625 SAMBUCCA BLACK
630 SCHNAPPS
635 OTHER MISCELLANEOUS SPIRITS

Photos from competition courtesy Christopher and Darcy Davies

Photos of Tom Fischer by Heather Vaught of Steadfast Media

Denver Judges Spirits