Say cheers as we celebrate the 2021 winners of the West’s premier competition honoring the best whiskies, bourbons, gins, rums, and liqueurs.

Gold Winners of the 2021 Sunset International Spirits Competition
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Best of Class and Show | Double Gold Winners

BrandNameAwardExtra HonorsWebsite
Pendray's Amaro
Gold/Best of ClassBest
Bundaberg Brewed DrinksBundaberg Ginger BeerGold/Best of ClassBest Non-Alcoholic
Barrel Brothers Brewing CompanySonoma BrambleGold/Best of ClassBest RTD (Ready to Drink)
High Bank Distillery Co.Whiskey War Double OakedGold/Best of
ÖömrangRaspberry BrandyGold/Best of
Cierto TequilaReserve Collection - Extra AñejoGold/Best of
Cierto TequilaPrivate Collection - BlancoGold/Best of
RumHavenCoconut RumGold/Best of
Remus Repeal Reserve Series VRemus Repeal Reserve Series VGold/Best of
KamikiKamiki WhiskyGold/Best of
Dented Brick Distillery Moon's Best Bottled in Bond Straight Rye
Crater Lake SpiritsHazelnut Espresso
Bently Heritage Estate DistillerySource One Single Estate Vodka, Wheat & Oat Blend
Cutwater SpiritsCutwater Spicy Bloody Mary
Cutwater SpiritsTiki Rum
Lightning SpiritsLightning
Proud, Strong & NobleProud, Strong & Noble Premium
Green Hat Original Batch GinGreen Hat Original Batch
Green Hat Citrus Floral GinGreen Hat Citrus Floral
ÖömrangBartlett Pear
ÖömrangDonut Peach
Royal MashRoyal Mash Vintage
Branson CognacVS
Barr HillBarr Hill
Cutwater SpiritsCutwater Mild Bloody Mary
Cutwater SpiritsCutwater Mango
High Bank Distillery Co.Whiskey War Barrel
Rossville Union Master Crafted (94 Proof)Rossville Union Master Crafted (94 Proof)
Racquet Club
Red River Brewery and DistillerySilver King
Venus SpiritsVenus Spirits
Cierto TequilaHighland Collection -
Cutwater SpiritsCutwater Strawberry
Doc Swinson'sBlender's Cut Thirty Six Twenty
High NoonHard Seltzer
Familia CamarenaTequila Silver/
Hinterhaus DistillingCalifornia
VincenziLimoncello di
Spirit Works DistilleryStraight Rye
Barr HillBarr Hill
Misunderstood Whiskey CompanyGinger Spiced
Cutwater SpiritsCutwater Bali Hai Tiki Dark
Don VicenteExtra AñejoGold
Familia CamarenaTequila
Gothic GinGothic
Lightning SpiritsAquila
Redwood Empire Grizzly
Shelter DistillingLittle Green
Spirit Works DistillerySloe
Cierto TequilaPrivate Collection -Añ
Branson Cognac VSOP Grand
Tiger GinTiger

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