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Cooperstown Distillery Recognized with Gold Medal at International Spirits Competition

Cooperstown Select Straight American Single Malt Whiskey wins Gold Medal at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition

Cooperstown, N.Y.Cooperstown Distillery’ has been awarded with the high honor of a gold medal from the San Francisco World Spirits Competition (SFWSC). Since 2000, the SFWSC has had a great influence on what brands prosper in both the United States and global markets. These prestigious awards are indicators of great quality and craftsmanship.

With a panel of judges who are some of the most valued, accomplished experts in the industry, the SFWSC defines gold-winning spirits as “exceptional spirits that are near the pinnacle of achievement; these products set the standard for their categories.” Judges conduct their tastings blindly to ensure equal and unbiased consideration for all spirits. 

The Cooperstown Select Straight American Single Malt Whiskey is made from 100% local New York malted barley. This single malt ages a minimum of two years in new American oak barrels before finishing in hand-selected ex-sherry casks. With rich notes of praline, candied apple, and burnt almond on the finish, this exceptional single malt rivals some of the finest Scotch whiskeys.

The Cooperstown Select Straight American Single Malt Whiskey is one of the Cooperstown Select brand offerings; which also includes Cooperstown Select American Blended Whiskey, Cooperstown Select Straight Bourbon Whiskey, and Cooperstown Select Straight Rye Whiskey. These exceptional Distinguished  Whiskeys compare favorably to even the most celebrated names in the category and have won many prestigious awards in the industry. 

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About Cooperstown Distillery

Employing the highest quality artisanal distilling practices, Cooperstown Distillery is the first and only distillery in beautiful Cooperstown, N.Y., home to baseball and the iconic National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. Cooperstown Distillery produces a full line of award-winning spirits, including various brands of Bourbon, Rye, Single Malt Whiskey, American Whiskey, Gin, Vodka, and Rum that are available in many states and stores across the nation. The company’s products are also available in unique, patented or patent pending sports themed decanters. Cooperstown Distillery products including gifts and cocktails are also available at two satellite retail outlets, in Cooperstown and Saratoga Springs, N.Y. For more information, visit