Empire Rye Award

2022 Bartender Spirit Awards Top 100

(November 22, 2022) – ​​Barrelhouse 6 Distillery has been included in the top 100 list of spirits to have behind your bar for 2022! Judged by top bartenders and industry buyers, Brothers’ 1910 Empire Rye Casked Finished Straight Rye Whiskey achieved 91 points from the judging panel, earning a gold medal finish. It has a golden amber color with an aroma of saddle soap and leather, hemp and pumpkin oil, brown-buttered biscuits, and haystack.

The Bartender Spirits Awards Top 100 list consists of the best On-Premise spirits in the United States. Brands are judged by top Bartenders and On-Premise spirits buyers based on mixability, balance, versatility, taste, mouthfeel, finish, package, and price. The main goal with this award is to celebrate and recognize the great beverages in the U.S. drink Industry.

Details about the 2022 Bartender Spirit Awards Top 100 can be found at Top 100 On-Premise Spirits.

The Beverage Testing Institute was founded in 1981 and has become the most comprehensive and reliable source for alcohol beverage product tasting and professional reviews in the world. From what started as the first international wine competition in the United States, has turned into a trustworthy review of the world’s best beer, spirits, cider, sake, mead, and more. In addition to providing recognition to the best beverages of the year, the Beverage Testing Institute aims help to develop and improve the industry as a whole.

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, which 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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