There were no bronze medals awarded for this tasting.

Palate: Cocoa, mocha, vanilla cream, powdered sugar, lemon-lime, floral, herbal, mouth-watering.

Finish: Cocoa powder, lemon, herbs, spicy, peppery, assertive, rich, silky.(Romania)Distilled from premium quality wheat, filtered through charcoal made from birch wood and aromatic plants.

Finish: Creamy, tobacco, peppery, crisp, rich body, smooth, clean.

(New Zealand)Distilled from fresh whey, natural spring water from the North Island, triple distilled, filtered through carbon. Nose: Lemon, grassy, anise, dough, mineral, soft, subtle.

Finish: Raspberry custard, pastry dough, peppery, spicy, clean.(Russia)Distilled from wheat & rye. Water sourced from Israel’s natural aquifers and the Sea of Galilee. Nose: Soft peach, citrus, potato, menthol, mineral, very subtle, delicate.

Palate: Caramel, light cream, tropical fruit, peppery peach, nutty, dusty, rounded, extremely smooth, soft, mellow.The scoring was done on a 5-point system, with 5 as the best.Double-Gold, Gold and Silver medals are awarded according to a set range of final point scores received from the judges.Palate: Caramel, cream, vanilla, cocoa, powdered sugar, syrup, honey, green apple, tropical fruit, creamy potatoes, grain, saline, mineral, clean.Finish: Cream soda , grain, floral, wintergreen, menthol, peppery, clean, smooth, soft, light and happy, drink as is, nice, elegant.(Austria)Select potato varieties, triple distilled. Palate: Vanilla, cream, citrus, cardamom, pepper, coffee, cigar box, strong mineral.Nose: Lemon oil, anise, dough, fresh bread, grain, light cream. Palate: Toffee, sweet cream, powdered sugar, leafy dry maple, melon, dried violet, pepper, smooth.