Big Storm Brewing & Distillery claims the coveted title of “Florida Distillery of the Year” with a remarkable 49 awards under their belt. In less than seven weeks, they secured 4 platinum, 2 double gold, 13 gold, 14 silver, and 12 bronze medals, establishing their dominance in the industry. This Clearwater-based company’s exceptional spirits captivated judges and connoisseurs, showcasing their unwavering commitment to excellence. Big Storm’s versatility shines through the diverse range of accolades, cementing their position as a true industry leader.
Big Storm’s remarkable journey began with their entry into renowned competitions, leaving judges and connoisseurs awestruck by their meticulously crafted spirits. Each accolade received speaks volumes about the distillery’s unwavering commitment to crafting unparalleled libations, showcasing the undeniable expertise of their master distillers.
Big Storm takes home 49 awards in less than two months
Their extensive collection of awards spans a diverse range of categories, highlighting Big Storm’s versatility and knack for creating exceptional spirits across various styles.
- Florida Distillery of the Year (New York International Spirits Competition)
- Platinum Medal, “Best in Class: No/Low Sugar” & “Best Flavor: Lemon”: Lemon Lime Vodka Soda (Seltzer Nation)
- Platinum Medals: Raspberry Vodka, Cherry Vodka, and Silver Rum (American Spirits Council of Tasters)
- Gold Medal: Grapefruit Vodka Soda (American Distilling Institute)
Operating multiple locations across Tampa Bay
“We are thrilled and humbled by this extraordinary recognition,” said L.J. Govoni, co-owner of Big Storm Brewing & Distillery. “Our team’s tireless efforts and underlying pursuit of excellence have truly paid off. These awards are a testament to our commitment to producing exceptional spirits and pushing the boundaries of flavor. We are honored to be recognized as Florida Distillery of the Year and look forward to continuing our journey of crafting remarkable libations. And what’s even more exciting, some of our best spirits are still maturing in the barrels.”
Big Storm currently has five taprooms in the Sunshine State — Clearwater, Ybor City, Orlando, Odessa and Cape Coral. You can visit the Ybor City location at 1600 E 7th Ave #2.
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