Voting for the public contest begins today and runs through September 26, 2022. Aimsir's nomination comes after multiple award wins this year at the San Francisco Spirits Competition and ADI's International Spirits Competition, and the release of two new products this year.
PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 30, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Aimsir Distilling Co., (pronounced aim-sure), a woman-owned distillery of award-winning spirits based in Portland, Oregon, is pleased to announce that a panel of experts and 10Best editors have chosen Aimsir Distilling Co. as a nominee for its 2022 Readers' Choice award for the Best New Craft Distillery category.
The USA Today 10Best Award contest highlights top attractions, things to see and do, and restaurants for top destinations in the U.S. and around the world. The contest and public voting are open now until Monday, September 26th at 11:59am EDT. Readers can vote here.
Founded in 2020 by Christine Hopkins with the support of her co-founder and husband, Stephen Hopkins, Portland's Aimsir Distilling is an invitation to all to celebrate the extraordinary in everyday moments. Aimsir's award-winning spirits are batch-distilled and can be found at liquor stores throughout Oregon and Washington and at Aimsir's all-ages restaurant and bar, the Emerald Room, in Northeast Portland.
"We're honored to be nominated for Best New Craft Distillery," said Aimsir founder Christine Hopkins. "Our team works really hard to produce delicious, award-winning spirits and create beautiful, well-executed cocktails and guest experiences. I'm proud of what we've been able to do to earn this recognition."
This year, Aimsir has released two new products: a seasonal Rosé Gin that sold out in four weeks, and Vaettir Aquavit, a balanced expression of the bold anise and caraway flavors most commonly associated with Aquavit and balances them with citrus undertones and a lightly floral finish. Later this year, Aimsir plans to release its third new product, Astrid Vodka. A quadruple distilled vodka. Aimsir has won many awards for its world-class spirits and packaging, most recently winning three awards by the American Distilling Institute in its 2022 International Spirits Competition (Best of Category – Bottled & Blended Spirit – Flavored Whiskey, Silver Medal: Cold Brew Bourbon, Silver Medal – Bottled & Blended Spirit: Straight Bourbon Whiskey, Bronze Medal Excellence in Packaging: Cold Brew Bourbon).
Aimsir spirits can be found at liquor stores in Oregon and Washington, select bars in Portland, and at the Emerald Room at Aimsir Distilling at 2117 NE Oregon St. Suite 202. Vote for Aimsir as Best New Craft Distillery here.
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The Aimsir Distilling Co. (pronounced aim-sure) is a Portland, Oregon-based distillery and host to the Emerald Room, an all-ages restaurant and bar located in NE Portland. Both Aimsir and the Emerald Room opened in 2020 as an invitation to all to celebrate the extraordinary in everyday moments. Founded by Christine Hopkins (she/her), with the support of her husband (co-founder Stephen Hopkins) and family, Aimsir's award-winning spirits are batch-distilled and delicious on their own, or in a favorite cocktail. Its spirits include Bourbon Whiskey, Cold Brew Bourbon, and Aitil House Gin–awarded Double Gold, Best of Class, and Best of Category by American Distilling Institute (ADI), and was awarded a 91 point score and an inclusion in the 100 Best Spirits (2021) by Wine Enthusiast. Aimsir spirits can be found in liquor stores throughout Oregon and Washington and at its all-ages restaurant and bar, the Emerald Room, in Northeast Portland. The Emerald Room welcomes families Wednesday - Sunday at 2117 NE Oregon St. Suite 202 Portland, Oregon, 97232. For more information on Aimsir and its events at the Emerald Room, visit aimsirdistilling.com, or find Aimsir on Facebook or Instagram.
Rachel Morrison, Aimsir Distilling Co., 1 5036808781, [email protected]
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