Mother Earth Spirits
302 Mitchell Street
Kinston, NC 28501
Kinston, NC 28501
Mother Earth Spirits is proud to announce that Mother Earth Spirits, represented by Hannah Forde-Smith of Chef & the Farmer (pictured), was awarded the People’s Choice Award in the Specialty Cocktail category at the North Carolina Restaurant & Lodging Association Chef Showdown on Monday, August 27, 2018! Hannah used Mother Earth Gin to create “Parts Unknown” using charcoal-infused Mother Earth Gin, blueberry balsamic shrub, lemon juice, and egg white.
There were 21 chefs and six mixologists from across North Carolina that competed for the titles, judged in front of a panel of industry experts based on the presentation and taste of the dish as well as the best use and number of local North Carolina ingredients on each plate. Attendees also voted for their favorite dishes and drinks to determine the People’s Choice award winners for Best Savory Dish, Best Pastry Dish and Best Specialty Cocktail.
Read the full list of winners here!
Our team is very proud to share that we have been named the 2018 North Carolina Gin Distillery of the Year by the New York International Spirits Competition.
The New York International Spirits Competition was held in April of 2018 in the heart of Manhattan. Close to 600 spirits from around the world competed in a blind tasting where top spirits buyers from around the New York metropolitan area judged the products by their category and price.
You can read a full list of category winners here.
Mother Earth Spirits is proud to announce that Mother Earth Gin was awarded two silver medals on June 9th, 2018. The Los Angeles International Spirits Competition and New York International Spirits Competition have both awarded Mother Earth Spirits Gin a silver medal in the Gin category.
The 9th Annual New York International Spirits Competition took Place on April 15th, 2018 in New York City.
Nearly 600 spirits entries from around the world competed in a blind tasting where top spirits buyers from around the New York metropolitan area judged the products by their category and price. Mother Earth Spirit Gin was awarded a silver medal in the Gin category.
The Los Angeles International Spirits Competition recognizes the finest in spirits, flavored and not, mixed and straight up. Celebrating its twelfth year as a competition, the event boasts a cutting edge judging panel comprised of the discerning palates of mixologists, spirits journalists, esteemed bar owners and educators. Mother Earth Spirits Gin was awarded a silver medal in the Gin category.
“Our whole team is very proud of both of these wins,” said Kevin Graham, Mother Earth Spirits’ Head Distiller. Since opening in 2014, the distillery has seen increasing growth and recognition, particularly for Mother Earth Gin. “We’ve worked hard to get to where we are today, and we can’t wait to see what the future holds,” concluded Graham.
Read the full press release below!