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Gattertop Drinks Ltd, maker of Botanic No 7 scores Bronze


Botanic Nº7 is a distilled craft vodka spirit infused with seven botanicals foraged throughout the year from Gattertop’s ancient orchards, hedgerows, fields, woodlands and garden.

Gattertop Drinks Ltd wins a Bronze medal at the 5th London Spirits Competition for its Botanic No 7, which took place in London on March 23, 24 and 25, 2022. The medal is an ultimate endorsement in the global spirits industry. 

Gattertop Drinks Ltd scored highly in the three judging aspects of quality, value and packaging.

Botanic No 7

Image: Botanic No 7; Source: Gattertop Drinks

The London Spirits Competition stands apart from other spirits competitions by awarding spirits for their drinkability. Where other competitions focus solely on technical competence and distilling prowess, the London Spirits Competitions goes further to evaluate a spirit for its all-around excellence - in the way it tastes, looks and the value it provides. They believe that this golden triangle makes spirit drinkers more likely to buy and drink the spirit either from a retail store or at a bar or restaurant and want to laud this. 

Sid Patel, CEO of event organizer Beverage Trade Network mentions that “Spirits brands consumers are looking for an-round experience when drinking a spirit. The spirit needs to hit all the right notes to be enjoyed again and again. So, at the London Spirits Competition, we evaluate spirits that contribute to a spirit’s overall drinkability. Along with the quality, spirits are assessed for their appearance and value.”

The judging panel of 2022 was drawn from leading spirits industry professionals with direct commercial buying responsibility. This establishes the winners at the competition to be agreeable to the on-premise trade and consumers alike. Spirits were judged on the basis of three primary criteria – quality, value and packaging – and then scored on a 100-point scale. Spirits that scored 90+ points were awarded Gold medals, while spirits that scored 76 to 89 points were awarded Silver medals, whilst Bronze medals were awarded to spirits that scored between 65 and 75 points.

“The extremely qualified judges, the chance to compete with thousands of excellent spirits from around the world and the stringent judging criteria of quality, value and packaging make an award from the London Spirits Competition a coveted one. We are pleased that our Botanic No 7 performed so well at the competition,” said Gemma Standeven. “This Bronze medal demonstrates that the spirits we are making are the kind that bar managers and mixologists want to stock and spirits drinkers enjoy drinking.”

About Gattertop Drinks Ltd

Our botanical vodka is made with 7 botanicals picked from one single orchard in Herefordshire dating back to the Doomsday Book c.1086, where the seasons, ingredients and the untouched earth create the natural flavours and an elegant and smooth texture and crisp aftertaste.  Contact or +44 7970171962.

About the London Spirits Competition 

The London Spirits Competition is one of the leading international spirits competitions of its kind that rates spirits by their quality, value and packaging. The organizers of the event are Beverage Trade Network, organizing beverage industry events around the world. The competition happens annually in London every year. For more information, please see:

2023 Submissions are now open. You can register your brands now to save £75 per entry with super early bird pricing.

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