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The Awards at The Chicago Independent Spirits Expo

  • The Hilton Hotel - Downtown Chicago 720 South Michigan Avenue Chicago, IL, 60605 United States (map)

Join the folks from (Beverage Testing Institute) as they present the awards for the top rated spirits from this year's submissions. The best Vodkas, Gins, Rums, Tequilas/Mezcals, Brandies/Cognacs, Whisk(e)y, Liqueurs & Mixers from around the world will be honored.

Come cheer on these distillers who excelled at their craft....and perhaps sample their spirits while you are at it!

This is included in the VIP ticket package:
- The Industry Round Table Discussion - 12pm
- Artisan Spirits Magazine Seminar - 2:15pm
- Distillers Seminar - 3:15pm
- Grand Tasting - 5pm

This event is part of the annual Chicago Independent Spirits Expo. This is a 21 & over event. A valid state/federal photo I.D. is required.

Please remember to enjoy your independently spirits responsibly.

The largest gathering of small, independent, family owned, handcrafted spirits and the distillers, importers, bottlers, distributors and representative under one roof! Sample some of the best of the boutique vodkas, gins, rums, tequilas, mezcals, whiskies and liqueurs from all around the world.

11th Orchard Bitters
123 Tequila
A.D. Laws Whiskey
Amaro Montenegro
Angels' Share Glass
Aroma Academy US
Back Bar Project
BC Merchants
Beach Whiskey Company
Beppe & the Architect, LLC
Black Dog Distillery L.L.C.
Balcones Distilling
Blaum Bros. Distilling Co.
Blue Star Potables LLC
Bond and Royal
Botran Rum
Breckenridge Distillery
BroVo Spirits
Cardinal Spirits
Catan Pisco & Co.
CH Distillery
Chicago Distilling Company
Clyde May's
Connacht Whiskey Company
Copper Fiddle Distillery
Copper Fox Distillery
Corsair Distillery
Cutwater Spirits
Davos Brands
Death's Door Distillery
DeHart Spirits / Grander Rum
Deutch Family Wine and Spirits
Dictador Rum
Domaine Select Wine & Spirits
Driftless Glen Distillery
Edgewater Candles
Edradour Single Malt Scotch
Empress 1908 Gin
Far North Spirits
Frankfort Spirits
Glendalough Distillery
Gonzalez Bypass USA
Grand Traverse Distillery
Haus Alpenz
Heavenly Spirits LLC
House Spirits Distillery
Infinium Spirts
It Takes A Thief (copper whiskey thieves)
J. Henry & Sons Bourbon
John Drew Brands
Journeyman Distillery
Kentucky Peerless Distilling Co.
Koloa Rum Company
Koval Distillery
Kyro Finnish Gin
La Pavia Beverage / Top Note Tonic
Letherbee Gin
Limoncello di Capri
M.S. Walker
Macchu Pisco
Maplewood Brewery & Distillery
Mississippi River Distilling Company
Mizu Shochu
Nelson's Green Brier Distillery
New Liberty Distillery
No. 99 Canadian whiskey
North American Beverage Company
North Shore Distillery, LLC
Oppidan Spirits
Partner Sweet Vermouth
Phillips Distilling Co.
Prichard's Distillery, Inc.
Purple Wine + Spirits
Rhine Hall
Rolling Fork Spirits
Ron Abuelo
Rosso Antico
Sagamore Spirit
Select Aperitivo
Signal Hill Canadian Whiskey
Sonoma County Distillery
Santa Fe Spirits
Shots Box
Signatory Single Malt Scotches
Slaughter House Whiskey
Soap Distillery
SomPriya Fine Spirits, LLC
SoulBoxer Cocktail Co.
Southwest Spirits & Wine
Spice Note LLC
St. George Spirits
Straight Edge Bourbon
Tailwinds distilling
The Baltimore Spirits Company
The Real McCoy
Total Beverage Solution
Traverse City Whiskey Co.
Treaty Oak Distilling
Turquoise Life
Two James Spirits
Union Horse Distilling Company
Vikre Distillery
Vintage Wine Estates and The Splinter Spirits Group
Virginia Distillery Company
Vision Wine & Spirits
Wahaka Mezcal
Waterloo Gin
Whi Saw Rye
Whiskey Acres Distilling Co
WhistlePig Rye Whiskey
Willie's Distillery
and more to come!