LONGMONT, Colo. — The National Honey Board awarded a gold medal to Admiralty Distillers of Port Townsend in its third Honey Spirits Competition.
The annual competition recognizes the best spirits in the United States that use honey either as a sweetener, flavor or a distillate.
Admiralty’s Amaro won the gold medal in the honey liqueurs and specialty drinks category.
Amaro is a type of Italian herbal liqueur that is typically consumed as an after-dinner digestif.
It includes such brands as Amaro, Fernet-Branca, Campari and Jagermeister.
According to a spokesman from Admiralty, the award-winning liqueur will be available for bottle sales in December.
Admiralty Distillers’ products are available by appointment at its tasting room and at Aldrich’s Market, 940 Lawrence St., Port Townsend.
For more information, call 360-643-3530 or visit admiraltydistillers.com.