KNOB CREEK NAMED “BEST BOURBON” AS BEAM SUNTORY WINS 113 AWARDS IN PRESTIGIOUS BLIND-TASTING COMPETITIONS
Deerfield, Illinois, April 7, 2015 – Beam Suntory, the world’s third largest premium spirits company, earned prestigious accolades spanning all major spirits categories in three internationally-renowned spirits competitions, including the title of “Best Bourbon” for its Knob Creek® Bourbon brand. Jim Beam® Single Barrel, Jim Beam® Distiller’s Masterpiece, Yamazaki® Japanese Whisky, Hakushu® Japanese Whisky, Laphroaig® Scotch Whisky, Bowmore® Scotch Whisky and El Tesoro® Tequila were among brands that also captured top recognition in the blind tasting competitions.
San Francisco World Spirits Competition
The San Francisco World Spirits Competition awarded Beam Suntory 55 total medals, including the “Director’s Award of Excellence” for the company’s “excellent portfolio of spirits” (the first time the company has received this honor). Knob Creek® Bourbon earned a Double Gold medal and out-rated 95 other bourbons to be named “Best Bourbon.” Yamazaki®…
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