Bartender Spirits Awards

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Winning Benefits

There are so many spirits brands competing with each other for the front row seats on a bar shelf, where they are the first one visible to the customers. In such a scenario, winning a medal from the Bartenders Spirits Awards can act as one of your most powerful marketing tool as well as a selling point. 

You can use your winning medal stickers on your brand support tools also. Some of the best places to showcase your Bartender Spirits Awards medal would be Brand Deck, Sell Sheet, Shelf Talkers, Case Cards, Bottle Neckers

Spirits Brand Marketing Tools

This is how a Bartender Spirits Awards medal will help you in raising your bar in the on-trade channels.

1. Results to go to 50,000+ trade professionals in the USA in the Beverage Trade Network community

News of your victory will reach the right ears, or should I say, the right eyes around the world via the Beverage Trade Network (BTN) community which consists of high-profile buyers who are on the look-out to add new spirits to their profiles and portfolios.

2. Results will get press awareness among media partners of the Bartender Spirits Awards and will be posted on BTN news, Bartenders Business, and Bevroute News

Our media partners, BTN, Bartenders Business, and BevRoute will provide extensive coverage in their press as well as social media. Let your spirits brand shine in a global spotlight with year-long social media support, targeted for the American buyers of spirits.

3. Results to go to 20,000+ Bartenders and On-Premise Spirits Buyers of USA

Yes, we will also be sending the results to around 20000+ Bartenders in and around USA. We believe that the bartenders are the real tastemakers and influencers when it comes to on-premise spirits trends. A bartenders’ suggestion is highly valued by the restaurant and other on-premise customers.

4. Top 100 winners at BSA will be included in the Top 100 On-Premise spirits list

The Top 100 On-Premise spirits guide is a celebration of 100 top spirits at the Bartender Spirits Awards. Uniquely, the T100Spirits are selected from votes made by top Bartenders and On-Premise spirits buyers of USA. The top two questions that bartenders will be attempting to answer at the Bartender Spirits Awards as they judge spirits is: “Would we stock this?” and "Will the consumer buy the 2nd glass?". 

5. Buyers and Bartenders will see your package giving you great exposure

High profile buyers will take a look at your packaging too. The first step of the judging process is a blind tasting where your spirits will be evaluated for quality.

Blind Tasting at Sommeliers Choice Awards

Once your spirit is judged for Quality, Mixability, Balance & Versatility, Taste, Mouthfeel & Finish, judges will see your price to the bar and give a value score.Price Score Review at Sommeliers Choice Awards

Once the value score is done, judges will be shown your package where they will rate the spirits on how appealing it is for the back bar.

Packaging Review at Sommeliers Choice Awards

6. All Year Round Social Media

Winners get year-round social media to support along with the press support from the Bartender Spirits Awards as well as our media partners BTN, Bartenders Business, and BevRoute

7. Digital Certificates

You will be able to download your certificate with your product details and scores.

8. Unified Tasting Notes and Shelf Talkers

You will be able to download your shelf-talkers with templates from your zone that will have unified tasting notes provided by BSA at no extra cost.

2020 Medals explained