Isaac Bowman Bourbon Honored at World Whiskies Awards

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Isaac Bowman Whiskey received a Gold medal at the 2019 World Whiskies Awards. This bourbon, from A. Smith Bowman Distillery, was created from the same process used to make Abraham Bowman Port Finished Bourbon, which was named the World’s Best Bourbon at the World Whiskies Awards in 2016. A. Smith Bowman Distillery is now celebrating its second award for port finished bourbon from this competition.

“We feel honored to receive Gold for our Isaac Bowman Whiskey,” said Master Distiller Brian Prewitt. “This recognition is truly special for us and a testament to our commitment to producing quality spirits.”

Whiskies in each category were subject to blind tastings in a three-round judging process to reward and promote the world’s best whiskies to consumers and trade across the globe.  For more information about the World Whiskies Awards visit

About A. Smith Bowman

A. Smith Bowman’s distilling roots date back to the years before Prohibition when the Bowman family had a granary and dairy farm in Sunset Hills, Virginia. They used excess grain from the family estate to distill spirits. In 1934, after the Repeal of Prohibition, Abram Smith Bowman and his sons continued the family tradition and built a more modern distillery in Fairfax County, Virginia called Sunset Hills Farm.  The Distillery was moved in 1988 and is now nestled in Spotsylvania County near the city of Fredericksburg, 60 miles away from the original location.

As a small and privately owned company, A. Smith Bowman Distillery continues the time-honored traditions on which it was founded. Considered a micro-distillery by today’s standards, A. Smith Bowman produces an assortment of hand-crafted spirits distilled from only the finest natural ingredients and using the latest technology. This micro-distillery focuses on the production of premium spirits honoring the legacy of Virginia’s first settlers. Its various brands have won more than 100 awards in the past five years, including “World’s Best Bourbon” in 2016 for its Abraham Bowman Port Finished Bourbon and again in 2017 for its John J. Bowman Single Barrel at the World Whisky Awards.  For more information on A. Smith Bowman, please visit

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