Ultimate Spirits Challenge® (USC), since 2010 the world’s most prestigious global spirits competition, today releases the results of the 2022 Challenge. USC 2022 proved to be the thirteenth consecutive year of record submissions. Entries arrived from more than 50 spirit-producing nations.
The judging, held through May and early June, was conducted at the custom-designed Ultimate Beverage Challenge (UBC) Evaluation Center, located in Hawthorne, NY. After undergoing careful analysis through multiple panels, all products are rated on the 100-point scale by the spirits industry’s most renowned judges including buyers, journalists, educators, authors, and bar owners.
Big Stick Bourbon is proud to have been given a 91 rating and the following Tasting Note:
Shows a mouthwatering bouquet of big cinnamon spice, cranberry jam, black tea, jasmine, and a hint of toffee candy. Spicy flavors erupt across the palate but they are not too much for the cool vanilla custard flavors of charred oak to smooth and satisfy.
View complete results here.