November 2019 Results

BEST IN SHOW

CATEGORY 1 – CLASSIC DRY

Never Never Distilling Co.
Southern Strength Gin

THE JUDGES WROTE:
What a beautifully balanced classic nose, complex and delicate at the same time. Immediately delicious on the palate rising to a rich high point then slowly leading to a welcoming finish taking you back to a lingering palate.

Winner of the $10,000 SabreX media prize.

BEST IN CLASS

CATEGORY 2 – CONTEMPORARY GIN

Archie Rose Distilling Co.
Distillers Strength Gin

THE JUDGES WROTE:
Lovely gin, at this ABV hard to get the botanical mix right, but the judges all agreed that you nailed it.

BEST IN CLASS

CATEGORY 3 – MATURED GIN

The West Winds Gin
Barrel Expedition II

THE JUDGES WROTE:
A delicious nose of good gin and subtle oak. Sweet and lusciously creamy up front with a well driven palate of gin and oak bouncing off each other in a balanced marriage gently sliding into a strong warm finish.

BEST IN CLASS

CATEGORY 4 – OLD TOM

Kangaroo Island Spirits
KIS Old Tom Gin

THE JUDGES WROTE:
Good gin nose with sweet overtones, sweet and luscious up front building beautifully across the palate with an equally bold and satisfying finish.

BEST IN CLASS

CATEGORY 5 – AUSTRALIAN NAVY GIN

Mt. Uncle Distillery
Botanic Australis
Navy Strength Gin

THE JUDGES WROTE:
Entry was very good, overall a solid Navy Strength Gin.

BEST IN CLASS

CATEGORY 6 – FLAVOURED GIN

Darby-Norris Distillery
Blueberry Gin

THE JUDGES WROTE:
Fruit had great intensitity, delightfully jammy fruit and lovely texture due to fine tannins.

MEDAL COMPANY GIN NAME
CATEGORY 1. CLASSIC DRY GIN
Trophy Never Never Distilling Co Southern Strength Gin
Gold Fonzie Abbott Brewing Wishbone
Gold Gin Brothers Distillery SevenZeroEight Gin
Gold McHenry Distillery McHenry Classic Dry Gin
Gold Never Never Distilling Co Triple Juniper Gin
Gold Noosa Heads Distillery Signature Dry Gin
Gold Spring Bay Distillery Dry Gin
Gold The National Distillery Company Verdigris
Silver Australian Distilling Co. Adelaide Gin
Silver Big River Distilling Co. Canberra Dry Gin
Silver Cape Byron Distillery Brookie’s Byron Dry Gin
Silver Craft & Co Collingwood Dry
Silver Lighthouse Gin Lighthouse Gin
Silver Never Never Distilling Co Juniper Stomp Gin
Silver Prohibition Liquor Co Prohibition Original Gin
Silver Small Batch Distilling Red Hen Gin
Silver Swan Valley Gin Company Diablo Artisan Gin
Bronze 23rd Street Distillery Signature Gin
Bronze Ambleside Distillers Big Dry Gin
Bronze Australian Distilling Co. Melbourne Gin
Bronze Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley / Stone Pine Distillery 1832 Wolgan Gin
Bronze Flinders Island Distillery Traditonail Gin
Bronze Golden Bay Distillery Championz Gin
Bronze Joadja Distillery Joadja Dry Gin
Bronze Parrot Distilling Co Parrot Dry Gin
Bronze Stony Creek Farm Distillery The Classic
Bronze The Aisling Distillery Dry Gin Murrumbidgee
CATEGORY 2. CONTEMPORARY GIN
Trophy Archie Rose Distilling Co. Distiller’s Strength Gin
Gold Cedar Fox Distilling Co. Cedar Fox Gin
Gold Flinders Island Distillery Botanical Gin “Kate Mooney”
Gold Kangaroo Island Spirits KIS O’Gin
Gold Kangaroo Island Spirits KIS Wild Gin
Gold Karu Distillery Affinity Gin
Gold Martin Distillation Company Mount Compass Distilled Gin
Gold Swan Valley Gin Company Mediterranean Gin
Gold Swan Valley Gin Company Saltbush Gin
Gold The West Winds Gin The Cutlass
Gold Winston Quinn Tailor Made Gin Dry Cut Gin
Gold Wolf Lane Distillery Tropical Gin
Silver 1919 Distilling 1919 Classic Gin
Silver Ambleside Distillers No. 8 Botanical Gin
Silver Archie Rose Distilling Co. Signature Dry Gin
Silver Banks & Solander Distillery Banks & Solander Gin
Silver Bellarine Distillery Teddy & The Fox – Bellarine Gin
Silver Big River Distilling Co. Cinn Gin
Silver Brisbane Distillery Game of Eucalyptus?
Silver Echuca Distillery High Street Dry Gin
Silver Grown Spirits Garden Grown Gin
Silver Hemp Gin Group HG Hemp Gin
Silver Kilderkin Distillery Sunburnt Country, Bush Tucker Gin
Silver Lawrenny Estate Distilling Van Diemen’s Gin
Silver Lord Howe Island Distilling Co. Wild Lemon & Hibiscus
Silver Margaret River Distilling Co. Giniversity Botanical Gin
Silver Noosa Heads Distillery Sum Yung Guys X Pho Gin
Silver Parrot Distilling Co Parrot Foragers Gin
Silver Prohibition Liquor Co Prohibition Gin
Silver Rochfort Distillery De Bourbel Gin
Silver Settlers Spirits Yuzu Gin
Silver Stony Creek Farm Distillery The Connoisseur
Silver Swan Valley Gin Company Cumquat Gin
Silver The Abel Gin Co. Quintessence
Silver The Abel Gin Co. Essence
Silver The Farmer’s Wife Distillery Autumn Dry Gin
Silver The National Distillery Company Adorn
Silver Turner Stillhouse Three Cuts Gin – Founder’s Release
Bronze Ambleside Distillers Small Acre Gin
Bronze Balcombe Distillery Balcombe Coastal Gin
Bronze Bass & Flinders Distillery Angry Ant Gin
Bronze Brisbane Distillery Brisbane Dry
Bronze Brisbane Distillery A Chocwork Orange
Bronze Brisbane Distillery Number 11
Bronze Brisbane Distillery Big Red
Bronze Fossey’s Original Gin Elixir
Bronze Hartshorn Distillery Sheep Whey Gin
Bronze Kiwi Spirits NZ Ltd Totara Gin
Bronze LOBO Juice and Cider Pty Ltd LOBO Djinn Gin
Bronze Margaret River Distilling Co. Giniversity Australian Native Gin
Bronze Mt. Uncle Distillery Botanic Ausralis Gin
Bronze Old Kempton Distillery Embezzler Gin
Bronze Taylor & Smith Distilling Co Taylor & Smith Gin
CATEGORY 3. MATURED GIN
Trophy The West Winds Gin Barrel Expedition II
Gold Kangaroo Island Spirits KIS Whisky Barrel Gin
Gold 23rd Street Distillery Barrel Aged Gin
Silver Bellarine Distillery Rosey & the Rabbits
Bronze Cedar Fox Distilling Co. Cedar Fox Oak Gin
Bronze SouWester Spirits SouWester Sunset Gin
CATEGORY 4. OLD TOM
Trophy Kangaroo Island Spirits KIS Old Tom Gin
Gold Karu Distillery Affinity Gin
Silver Old Kempton Distillery Embezzler Gin
Bronze Craft & Co Old Tom
CATEGORY 5. AUSTRALIAN NAVY GIN
Trophy Mt. Uncle Distillery Botanic Ausralis Navy Strength Gin
Gold Craft & Co Navy Strength
Gold Never Never Distilling Co 2018 Juniper Freak Gin
Silver Kilderkin Distillery Buccaneer, Navy Strength
Silver Lawrenny Estate Distilling 1818 Settlers Gin
Silver Lighthouse Gin Hawthorn Edition
Silver Echuca Distillery Cadells Navy Strength Gin
Silver Parrot Distilling Co Parrot Uncaged Gin
Silver The West Winds Gin The Broadside
Bronze Fossey’s Navel Strength Gin Elixir
Bronze Noosa Heads Distillery Peter Phillips X Navy Strength Gin
Bronze The Splendid Gin The Splendid Mesmeric
Bronze Woodwater Distillery MY Gin
CATEGORY 6. FLAVOURED
Trophy Darby-Norris Distillery Blueberry Gin
Gold Fossey’s Pepperberry Gin Elixir
Gold Settlers Spirits Sloe Gin
Gold The West Winds Gin Wild Plum Gin
Silver 1919 Distilling Blush Boysenberry Gin
Silver Bass & Flinders Distillery Cerise Gin
Silver McHenry Distillery McHenry Sloe Gin
Bronze Fossey’s Shiraz Gin Elixir
Bronze Fossey’s Broken Heel Gin
Bronze Great Ocean Road GIn Raspberry Gin Liqueur
Bronze Kangaroo Island Spirits KIS Mulberry Gin
Bronze Kilderkin Distillery Bramble, Blackberry Gin
Bronze Nosferatu Distillery Nosferatu Blood Orange Gin
Bronze Prohibition Liquor Co Shiraz Barrel Aged Gin
Bronze Settlers Spirits Shiraz Gin
Bronze Settlers Spirits Spiced Fig Gin
Bronze Settlers Spirits Coriander Leaf Gin
Bronze Settlers Spirits Settlers Blood Orange and Chilli Gin
Bronze Winston Quinn Tailor Made Gin Slim Crop Gin
Bronze Winston Quinn Tailor Made Gin Pink Fit Gin

DESIGN AWARD

BLOODY MERRY GIN
Wildspirit Distilling Company

THE JUDGES WROTE:
Outstanding. The label design is unique and distinctive which also speaks to the gin itself. Very eye catching and quirky and invites you to look closer. Love the story it tells.

Winner of the $5000 CCL Production prize.

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