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Most Awarded American Whiskey or Bourbon 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, and 2023

The Uncle Nearest Premium Whiskey portfolio has garnered more than 1075 awards and accolades throughout the world since the brand’s July 2017 debut, including the coveted Double Gold award at the 2020, 2021, 2022, and 2023 San Francisco World Spirits Competition. Uncle Nearest has earned 715 gold medals or higher, of which 123 are Best in Class honors, including Spirit Brand of the Year from Wine Enthusiast, two Chairman’s Trophies from Ultimate Spirits Challenge, Whisky of the Year from USA Spirits Ratings, the Master Medal from American Whiskey Masters, and three “World’s Best” honors from Whisky Magazine’s World Whiskies Awards.

2022 Whiskies of World Best in Class
2022 TAG Best in Show
2022 Tennessee Whiskey Distillery of the Year
2022 Master Medal at The Drinks Business
2022 International Whisky Competition 1st Place
2022 International Womens Best Whiskey
2022 Great American Best in Bourbon
2022 Drinks and Spirits Business Master Medal
2022 Critics Challenge Distillery of the Year
2022 Gold Medal at San Diego Spirits Festival
2022 Double Gold at Concours D Spirits
2022 DBSB Master Medal Luxury
2022 Gold Medal Berlin International Spirits Competition
2022 95 Points at Berlin International Spirits Competition
2021 Century Award 100 Points Unmasked Tasting
2020 American Whiskey Master Medal
2020 John Barleycorn Best American Whiskey
2020 Luxury Spirits Master Medal
2020 Wine Enthusiast Spirit Brand of the Year
2020 World Whiskies Awards Worlds Best
2018 gold San Francisco
2018 gold SIP award
2018 gold Los Angeles
#1 Tennessee whiskey
95 cigars & spirits

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