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8-Ball Premium Chocolate Whiskey Wins Gold Medal at the 2020
Women’s Wine and Spirits Awards
SAN DIEGO, November 18, 2019 –8-BALL Premium Chocolate Whiskey, the first American chocolate-infused bourbon whiskey, announced today it has won the Gold Medal at the 2020 Women’s Wine and Spirits Awards (WWSA). The handcrafted 66 proof spirit was recognized in the whiskey category.
Over 100 of the world’s most influential female buyers assembled in London, England on November 7, 2019 for the WWSA 2020. Judges rated more than 1,000 samples from 45 countries around the world and were impressed by the caliber of international products entered. High profile entrants included Amazon UK, Concha y Toro, Dewars, Wakefield Taylors, Allegiance Wine and DFJ Vinhos.
“We’re thrilled that 8-BALL Premium Chocolate Whiskey performed so well at this year’s Women’s Wine and Spirits Awards,” said Paul Thomas, Founder and CEO, 8-BALL Premium Chocolate Whiskey. “It’s an honor to be appreciated by female buyers and consumers, whom we hold in the highest esteem. We will be proudly displaying our WWSA award to showcase that 8-BALL Premium Chocolate Whiskey is a Gold Medal WWSA Winner.”
8-BALL Premium Chocolate Whiskey blends the world’s most popular flavor – chocolate – with the most notable spirit – whiskey – using the finest all-natural ingredients, sourced from Madagascar, Indonesia and Mexico, combined with premium aged bourbon. The result is a smooth and sophisticated flavor with subtle notes of oak, maple and vanilla. The company was founded in May 2017 by Paul Thomas, the visionary behind Julian Hard Cider.
Launched in September 2019, 8-BALL Premium Chocolate Whiskey can be found online at www.kegnbottle.com and at over 250 local San Diego bars, restaurants and liquor stores, with additional distribution deals across nine states, including California, New York, New Jersey, Colorado, Georgia, Michigan, Tennessee, and South Carolina. 8-Ball Premium Chocolate Whiskey will also be available in six additional states starting in December. Prices start at $29.99. For more information, visit www.8ballwhiskey.com.
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ABOUT 8-BALL PREMIUM CHOCOLATE WHISKEY
Founded in May 2017, 8-BALL Premium Chocolate Whiskey is the first American chocolate-infused bourbon whiskey. The 66-proof craft whiskey blends the world’s most popular flavor – chocolate – with the most notable spirit – whiskey – using the finest all-natural ingredients sourced from Madagascar, Indonesia and Mexico, combined with premium aged bourbon. The result is a smooth and sophisticated flavor with subtle notes of oak, maple and vanilla. The handcrafted spirit is complex yet shockingly smooth and pays homage to a time-honored distilling process, creating a decadent and rich dark amber color in every delicious drop. For more information, please visit www.8ballwhiskey.com.