Earlier this year Hernö Gin was awarded the most medals of all 49 competing brands at the Gin Masters 2013. Now it is official that Hernö Gin was appointed as the best gin, all categories, at the same competition. Thus, a Swedish gin has for the first time been awarded the Gin Grand Master.
– It’s incredibly honouring that we are, in competition with the best gins in the world, awarded the competition’s most prestigious award. A recognition that we are crafting world class gin,
says Jon Hillgren, founder and Master Distiller.
In the competition, organized by the world’s largest trade magazine The Spirits Business, a total of 49 different gin brands participated. The competition is one of the most respected within the gin industry and attracts the biggest and best brands from around the world. Hernö Gin was awarded two Gold medals and one Silver, and Hernö Navy Strength Gin was awarded two Master, the Master medal being awarded for exceptional Gins. Hernö can now also add Gin Grand Master 2013.
– It is so exciting to crown a new gin in our Masters Series with the Gin Grand Master Award. Hernö is a well deserved winner and I look forward to seeing the brand grow internationally, says Daisy Jones Associated Published at The Spirits Business.
Hernö Gin has been on the market for a little bit over one year and is already Sweden’s best selling gin in Systembolaget’s ordering catalog . Hernö Gin is available in more than one hundred restaurants and bars all around Sweden and at retailers in the UK and three other European countries, so far.
For additional information, please contact:
Jon Hillgren, founder and Master Distiller
Phone: 0046 73 274 44 93
Hernö Distillery is the first dedicated gin distillery in Sweden and the worlds northernmost.
We are crafting unique distilled gins for enthusiasts and we put a lot of time in crafting products so smooth and full of flavours that it is unnecessary to mix them.
We craft our gin at our distillery in the village of Dala just outside Härnösand in Ångermanland .
In is bottled by hand and we do not chill filter.
Hernö Gin was the most awarded gin at The Gin Masters 2013, which was arranged in London in the end of June 2013. The Gin Masters has fast become one of the most respected and high profile trade competitions in the industry, attracting vast amounts of entries from leading brands all over the world. This year 49 gin brands participated.
Hernö Gin was awarded the higest obtainable award, Gin Grand Master 2013.
The last three years is has been awarded Citadelle Gin and Beefeater Gin.