Sudbury's Crosscut Distillery grabbed four awards at the Canadian Artisan Spirit Competition with four of their handcrafted spirits.
Artisan Distillers Canada hosted the competition for a fourth year, celebrating distilleries from all across Canada.
A panel of judges who exemplify knowledge and vast experience with spirits and a strong influence in the industry conducted a blind tasting evaluating spirits on nose, palate, finish and quality.
Crosscut Distillery’s Triple Grain Vodka placed Gold. The local distillery’s Gin Trial #26 and Barrel Aged Gin also won Silver medals, and their Barrelled Mocha Liqueur won a Bronze.
With the help and support of the community, Crosscut Distillery has been able to source ingredients from local farmers and foragers to build a one-of-a-kind following.
Crosscut Distillery is inspired by the old-world craftsmanship of small batch pot distilling, as well as Northern Ontario’s founding industries: forestry and mining.
"Northerners know that around here, we do things differently. Each bottle fuses local and unexpected ingredients with quality grains, cut and blended to create unique flavours, inspiring grain-to-glass enthusiasts with every sip," said a news release from Crosscut.
For more information about the Artisan Spirit Competition, visit www.artisandistillers.ca.