John Barleycorn Awards honors the innovative distillers, writers, marketers, designers who cultivate the fertile traditions of the spirits industry.


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The John Barleycorn Society


The John Barleycorn Society is an assemblage of the world’s top journalists and industry professionals who foster a modern approach to recognizing excellence in the spirits industry from seed to glass. Taste, print and digital marketing, package design, public relations, journalism, social media, event production, filmmaking, and bar design are some of the general categories judged by our select panels. The John Barleycorn Society is dedicated to redefining todays spirits awards by acknowledging the entire scope of the industry and revolutionizing the process.


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