Two spirits from A. Smith Bowman Distillery were awarded gold medals at the 2016 Los Angeles International Spirits Competition. Bowman Brothers Virginia Straight Bourbon Whiskey and John J. Bowman Virginia Straight Bourbon Whiskey each received this honor.
These spirits were ranked among 401 spirits that were submitted from a total of 29 countries.
The Los Angeles International Spirits Competition was formed in 2007, with an esteemed panel of judges using a blind-tasting method to award medals to the best distilled spirits from around the world. The award-winning entries will be displayed during the Los Angeles County Fair from September 2 to 25 in “The Wine, Beer & Spirits Marketplace.”