Up North Distillery wins big at the 2018 American Distilling Institute Conference!

April 06, 2018 3:42 PM | Jennifer Mauk (Administrator)

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Hilary Mann


Up North Distillery



Up North Distillery Wins Best of Category & Gold Medal at the American Distilling Institute 2018 Spirits Competition.

April 2, 2018 POST FALLS, UP NORTH DISTILLERY is pleased to announce that our company has recently won a “Gold Medal” & “Best of Specialty Spirits” for our Honey Spirits at the 2018 American Distilling Institute Competition.  This product is made solely from Idaho honey. We create a mead wine and then distill it, resulting in a naturally gluten free spirit with an essence of honey.

Entrants consisted of newly opened micro-distilleries to globally recognized spirit brands.


Up North Distillery won award medals for the following products:

       Honey Spirits- Gold Medal

       3 Year Apple Brandy- Silver Medal

       Apple Brandy- Bronze Medal

       Big Kid Cider- Bronze Medal

       Barrel Reserve Honey Spirits- Bronze Medal

Previous awards include:

2017 Denver International Spirits Competition:

       Gold Medal: Honey Spirits

       Gold Medal: Barrel Finished Honey Spirits

       Gold Medal: Apple Brandy

2017 Las Vegas International Global Spirit Awards

       Gold Medal: Barrel Finished Honey Spirits

2018 American Craft Spirits Association Competition:

       Bronze Medal: Barrel Reserve Honey Spirits

       Bronze Medal: 3 Year Barrel Aged Apple Brandy

Up North Distillery products are available on site at their distillery in Post Falls where you can enjoy a free tasting, a signature cocktail and a bottle to go. Their products are also available in Idaho liquor stores.  For additional information visit: www.upnorthdistillery.com as well as Facebook https://www.facebook.com/upnorthdistillery/.

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