Yeti Distillery products 8848 Vodka and Old Durbar Black Chimney bagged gold and double gold medals respectively at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition (SFWSC) 2022.
8848 Vodka won a gold medal while Old Durbar Black Chimney blended reserve whisky scored double gold medals. This edition of the World Spirits Competition also marked the highest number of participants.
According to the SFWSC, the gold medal represents “exceptional spirits that are near the pinnacle of achievement”, while double gold represents “among the finest products in the world”. Participants are given medals based on predetermined criteria ranging from bronze, silver, gold, double gold and platinum.
A total of 70 judges from around the world evaluated 5,000 spirits over the course of two weeks in April.
First started in 2000, the San Francisco Worlds Spirit Competition is the oldest and largest spirits competition in North America.