John J. Bowman Single Barrel Virginia Straight Bourbon Receives Gold Medal
2022 International Wine & Spirits Competition
FREDERICKSBURG, VA (April 12, 2022) The 2022 International Wine & Spirits Competition recognized four A. Smith Bowman bourbons. The Distillery’s bourbons took home one Gold medal and three Bronze medals. Medals were awarded as follows:
Gold medal went to John J. Bowman Single Barrel Virginia Straight Bourbon Whiskey
Bronze medals went to:
- Bowman Brothers Small Batch Virginia Straight Bourbon Whiskey
- Isaac Bowman Port Barrel Finished Virginia Straight Bourbon Whiskey
- A. Smith Bowman Cask Strength Virginia Straight Bourbon Whiskey
“We are honored to accept these awards,” Master Distiller Brian Prewitt said. “We continually strive to produce quality spirits, and are thrilled the judges were impressed by our bourbons.”
The International Wine & Spirits Competition uses a double-blind tasting method, in which samples are tasted in pre-poured numbered glasses to ensure judges never see a bottle. Spirits are judged by a panel of world-renowned experts from across the global spirits trade, allowing for group discussion.
Check out the complete results for the 2021 Ultimate Spirits Challenge.