BEST OF CLASS SIP AWARD

Package Design Series

The Best of Class medal expresses the highest acclaim from consumer judges and is reserved for premium spirits with scores at the pinnacle of their respective categories.

CONSUMER’S CHOICE AWARD

Reserved for spirits that have placed in the SIP Awards for two or more consecutive years, Consumers’ Choice recipients demonstrate an unwavering commitment to their spirit.

PLATINUM SIP AWARD

Spirits that place for a Platinum medal represent a distinguished class that earned exceptional marks from consumer judges. Recipients are highly recommended to the public.

INNOVATION
SIP AWARD

The Innovation Award applauds spirits with an interesting and unique taste profile or design. Consumer judges deem these spirits as innovative and groundbreaking.

PLATINUM BOTTLE DESIGN:

Original Shark Bottle

Reserved for entries that impress consumer judges on all fronts, the SIP Awards Platinum Design Award represents an elite class of package designs.

DOUBLE GOLD BOTTLE DESIGN:

The Wyland Edition Bottle

The SIP Double Gold Design Award represents products adorned with a design that receives scores in the upper division for creativity, originality, theme consistency, and overall design.

GOLD SAN DIEGO
2020 SPIRITS FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL SPIRITS COMPETITION

The San Diego Spirits Festival is one of the top cocktail festivals in the world according to Fodor’s. The festival’s spirits competition brings in world experts for a blind tasting and full analysis to find the best in class. Blue Shark Vodka ranked highest in Gold in 2020.

DESIGN SAN DIEGO
2020 SPIRITS FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL SPIRITS COMPETITION

Blue Shark Vodka placed first in design in the 2020 bottle competition, recognizing the package design as one a standout in the industry.

GOLD
2020 EAST COAST CRAFT SPIRITS AWARD

The East Coast Craft Spirits Award limits entries to truly craft distilleries making less than 100,000 tons each year located on states bordering the Atlantic. Judges rate the top three spirits in each class by a point system.

DOUBLE GOLD SIP AWARD

The Double Gold medal corresponds to an outstanding rank of spirits which consumers judge to qualify for the top percentile of their given categories and justify strong recommendations.

PLATINUM SIP AWARD

Spirits that place for a Platinum medal represent a distinguished class that earned exceptional marks from consumer judges. Recipients are highly recommended to the public.

INNOVATION SIP AWARD

The Innovation Award applauds spirits with an interesting and unique taste profile or design. Consumer judges deem these spirits as innovative and groundbreaking.

SILVER BARTENDER SPIRITS AWARD

The leading spirits competition in the USA that rates spirits with a focus on the bar industry. Aiming to provide independent and honest reviews for brands targeting the US on-premise trade.

SILVER NEW YORK INTL SPIRITS COMPETITION

The New York International Spirits Competition is the first competition to be founded in the International Beverage Competition Series. Awards are judged by a trade-only blind judging panel.

SILVER BARTENDER SPIRITS AWARD

The leading spirits competition in the USA that rates spirits with a focus on the bar industry. Aiming to provide independent and honest reviews for brands targeting the US on-premise trade.

GOLD 2020 LAS VEGAS GLOBAL SPIRIT AWARDS

The Las Vegas Global Spirit Awards is an annual event bringing together the finest experts in the spirits industry. Expert distillers, trade experts, master mixologists, distributors, and beverage media make up the judges panel at this world-class awards competition.