Black Fig Takes Home the Double Gold!
BOSTON, MA, May 12, 2017 - Black Fig® Vodka, the world’s only fig-infused premium vodka, has been awarded the Best Flavored Vodka Double Gold Medal at the 2017 San Francisco World Spirits Competition (SFWSC). The coveted Double Gold designation is a unanimous recognition by the 43 member judging panel and places the spirit among the finest products in the world.
More than one pound of California figs is naturally infused in every bottle. This process produces Black Fig’s golden amber hues and a natural sweetness that compliments both traditional and unexpected cocktail recipes. On the palate, the 60-proof vodka demonstrates a subtle buttery and nutty texture with notes of honey and caramel followed by a rich and full finish.
“We couldn’t be more proud to receive Double Gold,” said Michael Davidson, owner of Black Infusions, LLC, the company that produces Black Fig. “The unique balance of natural flavors is what sets Black Fig apart from the competition. It’s a versatile spirit with a broad range of appeal. It’s easily enjoyed on the rocks, as well as in a variety of craft cocktails.”
Black Fig is currently available in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York, New Hampshire and Rhode Island. Distribution is set to expand to seven more states by the end of 2017, including California, DC, and Florida.
This year, SFWSC saw its largest turnout in history with more than 2,100 entries from around the world. The 2017 judging panel sat established spirits-industry experts, including Tony Abou-Ganim and David Wondrich, renowned Master-Mixologist and James Beard Award-winner, respectively. Every entry is blind-tested to ensure that each product is judged fairly and without bias.
About Black Fig Vodka
Black Fig is an artisanal premium vodka distilled from grain, naturally infused with California figs, and bottled by hand in small batches. The 60-proof vodka is gluten- free and made without artificial sugars, flavors or colors.
It is the first spirit produced by Black Infusions, LLC of Boston, Massachusetts and all the materials used in its production and packaging are made in America. For distribution information and cocktail recipes, visit www.BlackInfusions.com.