Lee Spirit Company’s Crème de Violette Earns Gold at the 2019 Breckenridge Craft Spirits Festival

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Colorado distiller of gin, fine liqueurs and blended whiskey offers its products for purchase within multiple states

Colorado Springs, Colo. – Oct 31, 2019 – Lee Spirits Company, a leading distiller of gin, fine liqueurs and North American blended whiskey is pleased to announce that its popular Crème de Violette liqueur has earned a Gold recognition during the 2019 Breckenridge Craft Spirits Festival. Each product entry was judged by double blind testing to earn this year’s designation(s).

First offered to the public in 2016, Lee Spirits’ Crème de Violette is a 60-proof, true crème liqueur that was created by using the same process distillers used in the early 1900s. The product can be found for purchase within hundreds of retail outlets where the company distributes its products as well as in bottle form or inside a delicious cocktail at the organization’s award-winning speakeasy and tasting room, Brooklyn’s on Boulder Street. Many of Lee Spirits’ products are available throughout five states: Arizona, Colorado, Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas. Distributors who want more information about Lee Spirits Company’s offerings, click here.

“We are honored to stand next to so many incredible brands that were recognized during this year’s Breckenridge Craft Spirits Festival,” said Nick Lee, Co-founder of Lee Spirits Company. “This designation is a fantastic acknowledgement to all the effort our head distiller and research and development team puts into each and every product we manufacture.”

Popular in many cocktails, Lee Spirits head of research and development and lead bartender Philip Taylor recommends those who haven’t sampled Crème de Violette to try it in an Aviation:

  • 1 1/4 oz Dry Gin
  • 3/4 oz Lemon juice
  • 1/4 oz Simple syrup
  • 1/4 oz Maraschino liqueur
  • 1/4 oz Creme de Violette
  • Shake with ice, strain then pour into your favorite cocktail glass
  • Garnish: Lemon Twist

About Lee Spirits Company:
Lee Spirits Company is an award-winning Colorado-based distillery whose mission is to create the finest gin, liqueurs and blended whiskey to empower spirit-lovers to make authentic pre-prohibition classic cocktails.

In 2013, Lee Spirits Company founders and cousins Ian and Nick Lee had an idea to develop and manufacture the finest gin in Colorado and the United States along with accompanying liqueurs and whiskey that would fit into classic cocktail recipes exactly as originally written. To connect with Lee Spirits, visit their website or social media page.

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