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From our recent Press Release:

New York, NY, (September 14, 2022)The Fifty Best has once again shined its spotlight on American-made vodka by hosting a tasting where 18 contenders were evaluated for the distinguished “Best Domestic Vodka” awards of 2022.

The Fifty Best is pleased to announce that Minuteman Vodka was awarded a Silver medal.

Using professional criteria, the pre-qualified panel of judges blind-tasted the vodkas and rated them individually on a 1-5 point scoring system with 5 being the highest. After tallying the scores, medals were awarded based on the judges' impressions.

The complete results, along with tasting notes, can be viewed here:

Minuteman Vodka was released by 1350 Distilling in October 2019. It is the craft distilleries first spirit product. Made from Colorado sugar beets, the Minuteman Vodka is an official “Colorado Proud” product, and truly gluten free.

“This is the first tasting competition we have submitted the Minuteman Vodka into,” said Phillip Bragg, head distiller at 1350 Distilling. “It is dedicated to the U.S. Army and depicts an illustrative silhouette similar to the The Minute Man statue by Daniel Chester French found in Minute Man National Historical Park in Massachusetts.”

This award marks the seventh medal that 1350 Distilling has been honored with since 2020.

Bottles of Minuteman Vodka can be purchased at the 1350 Distilling Taste Lounge at 520 E. Pikes Peak Avenue in Downtown Colorado Springs or purchased for delivery to 28 states at: is a digital guide to wines & spirits, featuring rated listings resulting from proprietary blind tastings as judged by wine/spirits journalists, spirits professionals, wine/spirit retailers, mixologists, spirits consultants and connoisseurs. The Fifty Best achieves the highest standards of spirits evaluations by adhering to strict tasting rules and rigorous methodology.

About 1350 Distilling 1350 Distilling is a craft distillery located at 520 E. Pikes Peak Avenue in Downtown Colorado Springs that "Celebrates the American Spirit of our military and their loved ones, one drink at a time." They are veteran, teacher, and women owned.



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