Nelson Co. Distillery Wins Double-Gold Metal

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NELSON COUNTY, Va. (WVIR) - A Nelson County distillery is celebrating a double-gold medal win for its gin.

Silverback Distillery's Strange Monkey Gin earned the high-ranking recognition at the 2015 San Francisco World Spirits Competition.

The Afton company is one of 10 gin-makers worldwide to take home a double-gold from the liquor industry's taste-testing competition.

Forty-one judges sampled 134 types of gin in the competition.

Silverback Distillery will soon be expanding its alcohol offerings to include Beringie Sweet Tea Vodka, as well as Blackback Whiskey and Bourbon

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