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MIDNIGHT WHISKY by Hood River Distillers earned the top recommendation of “excellent” at the 2016 Ultimate Spirits Challenge with a score of 96.
As of Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Hood River Distillers, Inc., the largest and oldest importer, distiller, producer and bottler of distilled spirits in the Northwest, recently earned the top recommendation of “extraordinary” from the 2016 Ultimate Spirits Challenge for its Pendleton Midnight Whisky.
With a score of 96, the Ultimate Spirits Challenge, hosted by the Ultimate Beverage Challenge, named the premium, 90-proof whisky a 2016 Ultimate Spirits Challenge Finalist, a 2016 Ultimate Spirits Challenge Great Value, and topped it off with a cocktail accolade recommending the whisky for use in premium cocktails.
“We are honored to receive such a high recommendation for Pendleton Midnight,” said Tia Bledsoe, senior brand manager, Hood River Distillers. “It’s exciting to see the product win recognition from a panel comprised of such highly esteemed judges.”
The Ultimate Beverage Challenge creates a new and higher standard of evaluation for spirits that provides meaningful results in recognizing the quality of beverage alcohol products. Tasting notes for Pendleton Midnight from this competition cited “dark raised fruit notes and whispers of char, with an amber honey sweetness and notes of butterscotch and pumpernickel bread.”
For more information about Pendleton Midnight, please visit www.pendleton-whisky.com or facebook.com/pendletonwhisky.