Woody Creek Distillers Receives Double Gold in 2015 San Francisco World Spirits Competition

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Best Vodka for Woody Creek Colorado 100% Potato Vodka

Woody Creek Colorado 100% Potato Vodka

Woody Creek Distillers (WCD) earned top honors this past weekend at the 15th annual San Francisco World Spirits Competition, receiving the double gold medal for their Woody Creek Colorado 100% Potato Vodka, including recognition for best vodka.

“We are truly honored to have been awarded double gold for our Woody Creek Colorado 100% Potato Vodka from the nation’s most respected spirits competition,” said Woody Creek Distillers Operating Partner Mark Kleckner. “We work hard to guarantee our potato vodkas and specialty spirits are the finest, and this award is a true testament to our team’s hard work and dedication.”

The Woody Creek Colorado 100% Potato Vodka (MSRP: $32) is a smooth and robust potato-based vodka, made from just farm-fresh alpine potatoes, local mountain spring water, and yeast. After being washed and mashed on-site at the WCD distillery, the potato mash is then stripped and distilled only once to produce its 80-proof vodka. Woody Creek’s potato vodka embodies the Return of Real Vodka to a marketplace saturated with both vodka made from neutral grain spirits (mass-produced ethanol devoid of flavor and character) and a myriad of flavored vodkas.

Woody Creek Distillers also distills and bottles their award-winning Woody Creek Colorado Reserve Vodka (MSRP $89.99) and Woody Creek Colorado Straight Rye Whiskey (MSRP $49.99). All spirits are distilled and hand-bottled on site at Woody Creek Distillers. Woody Creek Distillers’ philosophy is applied to every spirit they distill; to make a spirit of genuine integrity, true to its essence, and unique in taste and character.

About Woody Creek Distillers
Woody Creek Distillers philosophy for every spirit it distills is as follows: To make a spirit of genuine integrity, true to its essence, and unique in its taste and character. Hand-picked, hand-crafted, hand-bottled, Woody Creek Distillers (WCD) has total control over every element of vodka production from farm to bottle. WCD grows its own potatoes at Scanlan Family Farm in Woody Creek, Colo. (as well as other farms in Colorado’s Roaring Fork Valley), specifically for vodka and gin production, and sources mountain spring water locally to produce its ultra-premium American spirits. Each small batch is made at its 10,000-square-foot, distillery in Basalt, Colorado using custom Carl stills. Woody Creek Distillers was founded in 2012 by owners Mary and Pat Scanlan and Mark Kleckner.

Woody Creek Distillers is located at 60 Sunset Drive in Basalt, CO. For information on purchasing Woody Creek Distillers products, or for tours of the distillery, call 970.279.5110 or visit http://www.woodycreekdistillers.com.

About The San Francisco World Spirits Competition
The San Francisco World Spirits Competition is the largest, most influential international spirits competition in America. The competition is judged by a prestigious panel of nationally recognized spirits experts. Judging is based on a blind, consensual procedure, ensuring competitive integrity as it remains the nation’s most respected spirits competition.
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