Pittsbugh’s Pennsylvania Pure Distillers is celebrating today as its Boyd & Blair Potato Vodka is the number one vodka and number four overall spirit in the Ultimate Spirits Challenge Top 100 Spirits List for 2020. The list is judged by blind panels of experts in multi-stage assessments.
The Challenge includes entries from 45 countries and 96 brands. Boyd & Blair Potato Vodka, which starts with Pennsylvania grown potatoes stood out among brandy, gin, whisk(e)y and other spirits to finish in the top five overall. It was also one of four vodkas in the top 100 and 20 places above the next closest vodka.
Boyd & Blair’s Potato Vodka is described by the judges as having:
Fresh aromas of minerals and cotton are soft and elegant. The round and plush texture fill the mouth with a subtle earthy sweetness as hints of lime zest shine through. Ultimately refined, it is a delight to sip on straight or mixed into any cocktail.2020 Ultimate Spirits Challenge – Boyd & Blair Potato Vodka (score of 98)
The Potato Vodka wasn’t the only spirit to place on the Ultimate Spirits Top 100 list from Pennsylvania Pure. Their BLY Silver Rum scored a 95, good enough for #75 on the list.