Bainbridge Organic Distillers Takes Multiple Wins at World Spirits Competition

Battle Point Whiskey Barrel Proof PlatinumBainbridge Organic Distillers, a Bainbridge Island craft distillery committed to organic excellence, has clinched an array of awards at the prestigious 2024 San Francisco World Spirits Competition (SFWSC). Amidst stiff competition, Bainbridge Organic Distillers secured top honors for its exceptional lineup of organic spirits.

The San Francisco World Spirits Competition, widely regarded as one of the most influential competitions in the spirits industry, bestowed Bainbridge Organic Distillers with a series of accolades, including:

Double Gold Medal Winners:

  • Bainbridge Whiskey Forty Saloon (Score: 95)
  • Bainbridge Battle Point Barrel Proof (Score: 95)
  • Bainbridge Yama Mizunara Cask Whiskey (Score: 97)

Gold Medal Winners:

  • Bainbridge Two Islands Barbados Cask (Score: 92)
  • Bainbridge Two Islands Hokkaido Mizunara Cask (Score: 91)
  • Bainbridge Two Islands Islay Cask (Score: 91)

The distillery also received additional recognition after the competition with a platinum medal awarded to Bainbridge Battle Point Barrel Proof. This rare honor demonstrates the excellence of Bainbridge Battle Point Barrel Proof, which has consistently garnered double gold at the SFWSC for three consecutive years.

Adding to the accolades, Bainbridge Organic Distillers’ whiskies were previously honored with multiple gold medals at the World Whiskies Awards in London earlier in 2024. Reflecting on these achievements, Keith Barnes, owner and master distiller at Bainbridge Organic Distillers, said, “We are immensely proud to be recognized on such a grand scale by the esteemed San Francisco World Spirits Competition and the World Whiskies Awards. These accolades are a testament to our unwavering commitment to crafting exceptional organic spirits of the highest quality.”

Established in 2009, Bainbridge Organic Distillers was Washington state’s first distillery producing USDA Certified Organic spirits, and the state’s only distillery producing 100% of its organic spirits from scratch, on site in the distillery. It launched the state’s first organic vodkas, whiskey and gin while favoring other local, family-owned companies and striving to make sure that every step in the process is as environmentally neutral as possible and is sustainably and responsibly managed.

With a legacy of excellence spanning 15 years, Bainbridge Organic Distillers continues to captivate discerning palates worldwide with its distinguished range of organic spirits. Learn more at