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Spirits Producer: Los Vecinos Del Campo Mezcal

It seems like there’s a new brand of Mezcal entering the United States every week! The opportunity to have your spirits blind tasted alongside other established brands by world class spirits judges has its benefits. Los Vecinos Del Campo submitted two mezcales to the 2018 Ultimate Spirits Challenge and both earned high scores of 94 Points, with the Espadin also winning a Great Value award.

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Spirit Score: Plantation Pineapple Rum

In the world of flavored rum, there is one that stands out: Plantation Pineapple. With the high score of 95 Points and a Chairman’s Trophy at Ultimate Spirits Challenge 2018 this rum impresses the USC judges year after year. Made by both infusing and distilling with pineapples the flavor is rich and layered throughout.

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Spirit Score: Fabriquero Sotol

Sotol is an interesting spirit that has just recently come into the international market. Culturally the same as mezcal, with similar production methods, the major difference is the source plant, dasylirion wheeleri, also called the desert spoon plant. The plant is a close cousin of the agave or maguey, but produces a spirit with distinct flavors, generally more herbal, vegetal, and acidic than many other agave spirits.

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Benefits Of Entering Ultimate Spirits Challenge 2019

We are accepting entries for 2019’s Ultimate Spirits Challenge until February 27th!

There are many reasons to enter and aspects of our competition that make all the difference. Among them is our incredible line up of world class judges, who are the undisputed leaders in the worldwide spirits industry. We also have our own dedicated top of the line facility that was specifically designed for beverage competitions. Another popular and unique benefit is the cocktail component of USC, which offers your spirit another chance to impress.

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