Ten different Pennsylvania distilleries combined for 35 medals at the American Craft Spirits Association’s awards ceremony for 2017. Pittsburgh’s Wigle Whiskey led the way with a ridiculous 16 awards (15 bronze and one silver). Wigle alone won more medals than all but six other states.
With Wigle’s performance, Pennsylvania won 12 more awards than the next closest state, New York with 23.
Second to Wigle in awards for Pennsylvania is Pottstown’s Manatawny Still Works which brought home four medals. Disobedient Spirits out of Homer City, PA garnered three medals and five distilleries won multiple awards.
Check out all of the 2017 American Craft Spirits medal winners below.
2017 American Craft Spirits Association – Pennsylvania Winners
Pittsburgh Distilling Company (Wigle Whiskey) 16
Manatawny Still Works 4
Disobedient Spirits 3
Allegheny Distilling (Maggie’s Farm Rum Distillery) 2
Bluebird Distilling 2
Brandywine Branch Distillers (Revivalist Gins) 2
Mingo Creek Craft Distillers (Liberty Pole) 2
Social Still 2
New Liberty Distillery 1
Red Pump Spirits 1