FOR RELEASE ON: 04/29/2022
Belfour Spirits Celebrates Another Gold Medal, Taking High Honors at San Francisco World Spirits Competition Bourbon Whiskey Finished with Texas Pecan Wood leaves an impact in international competition
DALLAS, TX [April 7, 2022] – Competing against numerous prestigious brands of spirits, Belfour Spirits’ 92 proof Bourbon Whiskey Finished with Texas Pecan Wood earned a gold finish at the 2022 San Francisco World Spirits Competition.
Receiving high marks from a panel of restaurateurs, mixologists, and food critics, this Belfour bourbon’s complexities, richness, and unmistakable quality made it a crystal clear choice for a coveted gold award despite a demanding and rigorous judging process.
This whiskey is unique and yet nostalgic. Aged in American white oak barrels with Texas pecan staves, this golden-honey and amber liquor takes on a nutty and brown sugar flavor. With notes of butterscotch and crème brûlée, this bourbon tops it all off with a smokey vanilla finish.
Ed Belfour, founder of Belfour Spirits, noted that when it comes to stand-out whiskeys, “you’ve got to trust mellow and traditional flavors. We mixed it up by adding the pecan wood, but the classic nose of roasted nuts combined with a light spice undertone means that it’s both memorable and something that feels like home, at the same time.”
Led by Hockey Hall of Famer Ed Belfour, Belfour Spirits is an ultra-premium whiskey producer known for its spirits’ unique character and stunning packaging. In 2014, the Belfour family began their journey to hand craft exceptionally smooth and well-balanced whiskey made from the finest ingredients. Belfour Spirits distributes in California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Louisiana, Michigan, North Dakota, New Hampshire, New York, New Jersey, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, and Texas, with additional markets expected this year and beyond. To learn more, visit BelfourSpirits.com, Facebook and Instagram @belfourspirits, and on Twitter @belfour_spirits.