Spirits Hunters rewarded at the John Barleycorn Awards for the Confinement Bartender Contest

WE WON! In these troubled times Spirits Hunters are proud to announce that we have earned the Double Gold Award at the John Barleycorn Awards 2020!

The John Barleycorn Awards awarded Spirits Hunters with the Double Gold Award, earning top marks from all the judges in the 2020 John Barleycorn Awards Marketing + Design Competition. Our work during the pandemic has been recognized for organizing the CONFINEMENT BARTENDER CONTEST.

During the lockdown, Spirits Hunters organised a worldwide video tutorial bartender competition which led to reward 59 bartenders from all over the world and to give €15 000 to the bartender community. Based on its success, we received many letters from bartenders saying how much they appreciated receiving tips during this complicated year.

Finally, a special thank you to CASTARÈDE ARMAGNACGRAND MARNIER and 1716 BITTERS for their support, and hoping that more brands will help us in the future to support bartenders. is a digital media in four languages (English, French, Spanish and Russian), available in 360º touch experience design (Erase and GIFS) read in 180 countries with a Click & Buy service. Succeeded in one year to emerge as a media with news on the art of drinking for bartenders, professionals & amateurs.

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The John Barleycorn Society

The John Barleycorn Society recognizes that great taste is only the beginning of building a successful spirit brand. A product thrives with the support of bottle and package design, marketing, public relations, websites, promotions, and social media. It is worth mentioning that half of all Spring Taste entry fees were donated to the United States Bartenders’ Guild COVID-19 Relief Fund.

A complete list of Double Gold, Gold, and Silver winners can be found at


Thank you to everyone who made this possible!


Don’t drink and drive. Enjoy responsibly.


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