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(October 18, 2022) – Barrelhouse 6 Distillery entered into the 2022 North American Whiskey Manhattan Cocktail Competition for the first time and came home with wonderful standings. After being evaluated by an esteemed panel of Chicago area bartenders and buyers, B6S’s Brothers’ 1910 Sherry Cask Finished Bourbon Whiskey tied for a third place! The Brothers’ 1910 Sherry Cask Finished Whiskey has a golden amber color with an aroma of grilled corn dipped in drawn butter, raspberry cherry vanilla frosting, and dried herbs. Our whiskey was even regarded as a “crowd pleaser” by the whole panel of judges.
In addition, the Beverage Testing Institute awarded B6D with two gold medals for 2022! One for our Brothers’ 1910 Sherry Cask Finished Bourbon Whiskey and one for our Brothers’ 1910 Empire Rye Casked Finished Straight Rye Whiskey. Both earning an astounding 91 points! These two beverages were the first of B6D’s drinks to earn gold medals from the BTI. Building from the already exceptional silver medal finishes of our Sisters’ 1924 London Dry Gin and Middle Finger Moonshine in 2021.
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 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 40x80 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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