2021 American Distilling Institute Craft Spirits Awards

LOUISVILLE KY (August 25, 2021) – In Barrelhouse 6 Distillery’s very first entry into the competition arena, the 2021 American Distilling Institute Judging of Craft Spirits Awards, B6D has been awarded Best in Category (Corn Whiskey) Gold Medal, and Certified Craft for Middle Finger Moonshine, our 100% locally sourced double distilled Corn Whiskey, and Bronze Medal, and Certified Craft for Sisters’ 1924 London Dry Gin, our locally sourced 100% corn-based Gin.

“We are so excited and humbled to receive these awards for spirits that were from our first batch produced for each product line. We make what we love to share with our customers. We hope that they love our spirits, come enjoy their time at our distillery, and leave feeling that they have found a place that feels like home.”  – Kara Mackey, COO and Head Distiller.

The American Distilling Institute (ADI) is the oldest and largest trade association dedicated to craft distilling in the world. Founded in 2003, ADI has become a beacon for the craft distilling community – providing their global network of small-batch, independently-owned distillers with a go-to source for any and all information on their craft. 

We are Barrelhouse 6 Distillery

Barrelhouse 6 Distillery opened to the public in Hammondsport New York in May of 2021. It is one of the premier start-up craft distilleries in the U.S., located in the beautiful Finger Lakes “Wine Country” Region of New York. With a 108 foot deck overlooking stunning Keuka Lake, “Lady of the American Lakes”, it is home to a 2400 square foot tasting room, the largest of its kind 500 gallon HBS Copper (commercial division of Hillbilly Stills) “Kentucky Diamond” hybrid still, and coming 2022, a 40×80 event tent.

Come spend the day overlooking stunning Keuka Lake and tasting spirits that embody the passion, creativity, attention to detail, and love of Whiskey, that are the heart and soul of the place. You’ll get to meet Joe and Kara, and their eclectic entourage of friends, where they make the spirits that will delight you, and exceed your expectations.

They’re the faces behind b6d’s unique story. Their 100-proof passion for teaching you the art of distilling and love of a great drink, will turn that passion into yours, too. Come and chill out at our extraordinary tasting room with incredible views. Join the Keuka Social Club and have your very own personalized barrel at the bar with your hand-crafted spirits in it. Take a class in distilling or tasting. Join a bottling party. Have fun. Make new friends. Make new memories. That’s what b6d is all about. Welcome to the family.

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