2022 U.S. Open Whiskey & Spirits Championships

Top 5 Whiskey Distilleries
1. Moylan’s Distilling – California
2. Cincinnati Distilling – Ohio
3. Acre Distilling – Texas
4. Dayton Barrel Works – Ohio
5. Nearest Green Distillery – Tennessee

Top 5 Spirits Distilleries
1. Silver Fox Distillery – Ontario
2. Northern Row Brewery – Ohio
3. Thornapple Artisan Spirits – Michigan
3. Hall Brothers Distillery – Ohio
3. Endeavor Brewing and Spirits – Ohio

2022 U.S. Open Whiskey & Spirits Medal Winners
Whiskey Categories
Straight Bourbon
Gold – Uncle Nearest 1884 – Nearest Green Distillery – Tennessee
Silver – Ghost Hill Texas Bourbon – Treaty Oak Distilling – Texas
Bronze – Ohio Straight Bourbon – Cincinnati Distilling – Ohio

Small Batch Bourbon 1-3 Years Under 100 Proof
Gold – Longhair Jim Bourbon – Acre Distilling – Texas
Silver – Bourbon – Cincinnati Distilling – Ohio
Bronze – Endeavor Brewing and Spirits – Ohio

Small Batch Bourbon 1-3 Years 100 proof and over
Gold – Five Stories Straight Bourbon – Northern Row Brewery and Distillery – Ohio
Silver – World’s Best Dad – Dark Door Spirits – Florida
Silver – Weldon Mills Reserve Bourbon Whiskey – Weldon Mills Distillery – North Carolina

Small Batch Bourbon 4-10 Years – Under 100 proof
Gold – Moylan’s Bourbon with Sherry Finish – Moylan’s Distilling – California
Silver – Bourbon – Grand Canyon Distilling – Arizona
Bronze – Dragon’s Milk Origin – New Holland Distilling – Michigan

Small Batch Bourbon 4-10 Years – 100 proof and over
Gold – Moylan’s Cask Strength Bourbon – Moylan’s Distilling – California
Silver – Uncle Nearest Master Blend – Nearest Green Distillery – Tennessee
Bronze – Grand Traverse Distillery Straight Bourbon – Grand Traverse Distillery – Michican

Single Barrel Whiskey
Gold – Straight Whiskey – Thornapple Artisan Spirits – Michigan
Silver – Five Stories Single Barrel Whiskey – Northern Row Brewery and Distillery – Ohio
Bronze – Straight Whiskey – Cincinnati Distilling – Ohio

American Single Malt Whiskey
Gold – 5 yr Single Malt Whisky – Brickway Brewery and Distillery – Nebraska
Silver – Endeavor Malt Whisky – Endeavor Brewing and Spirits – Ohio
Bronze – Single Malt Whiskey – Wonderland Distilling – Michigan

Rye Whiskey Under 100 Proof
Gold – Moylan’s Resistance Rye – Moylan’s Distilling Co. – California
Silver – Moon’s Best Straight Rye Whiskey – Dented Brick Distillery – Utah
Bronze – Acre Texas Rye Whiskey – Acre Distilling – Texas

Rye Whiskey – 100 Proof and Over
Gold – Miami Valley Rye – Dayton Barrel Works – Ohio
Silver – Noble Hound Blended Rye – Three Crosses Distilling – Virginia
Bronze – Ole George Straight Rye Whiskey – Grand Traverse Distillery – Michigan

Blended Whiskey
Gold – Matthew McD’s Straight Malt Whiskey – Acre Distilling – Texas
Silver – Cask Strength Blend of Straight Whiskey – Wonderland Distilling Co
Bronze – Moylan’s Blended American Whisky finished in a Sherry Barrel – Moylan’s Distilling Co. – California

Craft Whiskey
Gold – Dutchess Private Reserve – Taconic Distillery – New York
Silver – Moylan’s Blended American Whisky finished in a Port Barrel – Moylan’s Distilling Co. – California
Bronze – Parker County Smoked Single Malt – Acre Distilling – Texas

Corn Whiskey
Gold – Altschuls Corn Whiskey – Dayton Barrel Works Artisan Distillery – Ohio

Beer Distilled Whiskey
Gold – Ohio Malt Whiskey – Cincinnati Distilling – Ohio
Silver – Spirit of Eclipse – Old Trestle Distillery – California
Bronze – Up in Smoke – Dark Door Spirits – Florida

Whiskey Aged in Stout/Beer Barrels
Gold – Baltic Porter Stout Cask Bourbon – Cincinnati Distilling – Ohio
Silver – Stout Barrel Finished Straight Bourbon Whiskey – Taconic Distillery – New York

Flavored Whiskey
Gold – Chocolate Porter – Niagara College Teaching Distillery – Ontario
Silver – Code 4 Blueberry Donut Whiskey – Cincinnati Distilling – Ohio
Silver – Magic Rabbit – Cleveland Whiskey – Ohio
Bronze – Grand Traverse Cherry Whiskey – Grand Traverse Distillery – Michigan

Whiskey in Non-Traditional Barrel Aging
Gold – Moylan’s Cask Strength American Single Malt – Moylan’s Distilling – California
Silver – Three Crosses American Whiskey – Three Crosses Distilling – Virginia
Bronze – Wheat Penny 1958 Full Proof – Cleveland Whiskey – Ohio

Anything Goes
Gold – Noble hound Dark Rye Whiskey – Three Crosses Distilling – Virginia
Silver – Peanut Butter Whiskey – Cincinnati Distilling – Ohio
Bronze – Rockfish Whiskey – Weldon Mills Distillery – North Carolina

Spirits Categories
Traditional Moonshine
Gold – Skyshine – Skyroc Distillery – Massachusetts
Silver – Uncle Dum Dum’s Sugar Shine – Red Horse Distillery – Florida
Bronze – Uncle Dum Dum’s Swamp Shine – Red Horse Distillery – Florida

Aged Moonshine
Gold – Two Stick Sour Mash MoonShine – Hall Brothers Distillery – Ohio
Silver – 4 Peppercorns – Silver Fox Distillery – Ontario
Bronze – Single Barrel Aged Moonshine – Roaring River Distillery – Tennessee

Flavored Moonshine
Gold – Cinnamon Roll – Roaring River Distillery – Tennessee
Silver – Apple Pie Moonshine – Stillwrights Distillery – Ohio
Bronze – Gooch Hooch Lemon Drop Moonshine – Hill Top Distillery – Virginia

Non-Aged Whiskey
Gold – Single Malt White Whiskey – Wonderland Distilling – Michigan
Gold – White Rye – Silver Fox Distillery – Ontario
Bronze – Sugar Shack – Silver Fox Distillery – Ontario

Spirits – Division
Gin
Gold – Five Stories London Dry Gin – Northern Row Brewery and Distillery – Ohio
Silver – Five Stories Winter Gin – Northern Row Brewery and Distillery – Ohio
Bronze – Endeavor Dry Gin – Endeavor Brewing and Spirits – Ohio

Gin Flavored / Infused
Gold – Rhubarb Gin – Weldon Mills Distillery – North Carolina
Gold – Twisted Berry Gin – Niagara College Teaching Distillery – Ontario
Bronze – Lavender Gin – Silver Fox Distillery – Ontario

Barrel Aged Gin
Gold – Endeavor Cask Gin – Endeavor Brewing and Spirits – Ohio
Silver – Barrel Finished Gin – Thornapple Artisan Spirits – Michigan
Bronze – Gin – Grand Traverse Distillery – Michigan

VODKA
Gold – Sterling Vodka – Silver Fox Distillery – Ontario
Silver – Royal Mash Vintage Vodka – Royal Mash Limited – Sweden
Bronze – House Vodka – Weldon Mills Distillery – North Carolina

Vodka Flavored / Infused
Gold – Five Stories Pepper Flavored Vodka – Northern Row Brewery and Distillery – Ohio
Silver – 2020 Lemonade Vodka – Hall Brothers Distillery – Ohio
Bronze – Orange 88 Vodka – Hall Brothers Distillery – Ohio

Rum White
Gold – Red Hare Rum – Red Hare Brewing Company – Georgia
Silver – Endeavor White Rum – Endeavor Brewing and Spirits – Ohio
Bronze – Five Stories White Rum – Northern Row Brewery and Distillery – Ohio

Rum Dark / Gold / Barrel Aged Rum
Gold – Smoked Rum – Dark Door Spirits – Florida
Silver – Cask Rum – Endeavor Brewing and Spirits – Ohio
Bronze – Dark Rum – Niagara College Teaching Distillery – Ontario

Rum Spiced
Gold – Battleship 57 Spiced Rum – Gamblers Bay Distillery – Florida
Silver – Spiced Rum – Thornapple Artisan Spirits – Michigan
Bronze – Spiced Rum – Stillwrights – Ohio

Specialty(Spirits, Brandy and Liqueurs)
Gold – Great Canadian – Silver Fox Distillery – Ontario
Gold – Gypsy Queen – Dayton Bottle Works – Ohio
Silver – Crazy Ivan Black Russian – Hall Brothers Distilling – Ohio
Bronze – Coffee Liquor – Grand Canyon Distillery – Arizona

Can and Bottle Cocktails
Gold – Old Fashion – Treaty Oak Distilling – Texas
Silver – Cuba Libre – Grand Canyon Distillery – Arizona
Silver – Whiskey Sour – Maplewood Distilling – Illinois
Bronze – Raspberry Vodka Lemonade – Brickway Distillery – Nebraska

Agave and Asparagaceae Spirits
Gold – Agave Spirit Reposcade – Thornapple Artisan Spirits – Michigan
Silver – Okolehao – Ola Brew Company – Hawaii
Bronze – Dos Gringos – Red Horse Distillery – Florida