International wine &
spirit competition

Spirit & mixer awards

Spirit & mixer awards

If you enter spirits into the main IWSC awards, you can add your products into these competitions at the same time for an extra £60 each. If you create rum, gin or vodka, then you should enter our international spirit awards.

The rum & ginger beer competition

  • Rum products entered into the IWSC can also select an option to enter our rum & ginger beer spirit and mixer category.
  • A judging panel will assess each rum on how well the product pairs with the ginger beer.
  • The rum & mixer will comprise one part rum to three parts ginger beer. No ice or garnish will be used.
  • Judging will be completely blind so judges never see a bottle. Judges will be served the rum & mixer in an ISO glass.

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The gin & tonic competition

  • Gin products entered into the IWSC can also select an option to enter our gin & Double Dutch tonic spirit and mixer categories. The Double Dutch mixer options include standard Double Dutch tonic, pomegranate and basil tonic, cucumber and watermelon tonic and cranberry and ginger tonic.
  • A judging panel will assess each gin on how well the product pairs with tonic.
  • The gin & tonic will comprise one part gin to three parts Double Dutch tonic. No ice or garnish will be used.
  • Judging will be completely blind so judges never see a bottle. Judges will be served the Gin & Tonic in an ISO glass.    

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The vodka & tonic competition

  • Vodka products entered into the IWSC can also select an option to enter our vodka & tonic spirit and mixer categories. The Double Dutch mixer options include standard Double Dutch tonic, pomegranate and basil tonic, cucumber and watermelon tonic and cranberry and ginger tonic.
  • A judging panel will assess each vodka on how well the product pairs with the tonic.
  • The vodka & tonic will comprise one part vodka to three parts Double Dutch tonic. No ice or garnish will be used.
  • Judging will be completely blind so judges never see a bottle. Judges will be served the vodka & tonic in an ISO glass. 

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