Patriotic Spirit is Ranked “Outstanding” in its Category

Salute American Vodka is a San Francisco World Spirits Competition 2017 Silver Medal recipient. The patriotic spirit was among more than 2,100 entries, the largest volume in the competition’s history.

The San Francisco World Spirits Competition is considered to be the most influential spirits competition in the world. This was the 17th Competition; it was founded in 2000 as a way to recognize exceptional products in the spirit industry.

A San Francisco World Spirits Competition medal has become a recognized affirmation of high quality and one of the most reliable and universal indications of spirits excellence. Medal winners represent some of the finest products from around the world.

“We are honored to be ranked with some of the top spirits in the industry as Salute American Vodka is one of the only 100 percent American-made products in its category,” says Michael Lutz, Operations Manager for Salute American Vodka. “Our goal remains to support veterans and other American heroes through the sale of our high-quality, award-winning craft vodka. The first dollar of every bottle sold goes to organizations that provide programs and services for them.”

The 43 judges of the 2017 Competition are established spirits-industry experts. Emphasizing integrity and impartiality, the Competition ensures that all entries are treated with equal care and consideration.

The 2017 Competition was held on April 21 to 23, 2017. Products awarded a Silver medal are outstanding in their category. They show refinement, finesse, and complexity. They are among the best examples of their particular category.

For a full list of the competition’s results, visit: