2022 SFWSC Awards — Silver Medal
The San Francisco World Spirits Competition is the oldest, largest competition of its kind, with judging panels made up of the most respected experts in the industry. Smuggling Nun Irish Poitín is honored to have been awarded a medal in an event known to hold the highest, most exacting standards.
2022 IWSC Awards—Silver Medal, 90 Points
London’s International Wine and Spirit Competion has been rewarding excellence in drinks worldwide since 1969, setting an international benchmark for quality with global industry experts. Smuggling Nun is proud of having been so distinguished by this prestigious organization.
Tasting Notes: Approachable in style, with bright cereal notes, a subtle smokiness and fine minerality. The vegetal, savoury elements appear within the smooth, delicate palate.
CT Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist, 2022
Smuggling Nun CEO/Founder Maura Clare.
District NHV Women’s Entrepreneur Award, 2021
Smuggling Nun CEO/Founder awarded one year of free office space and services by New Haven’s premier “entrepreneurial ecosystem.”
SMUGNUN FEATURED IN…
March 15, 2022, Packaging of the World
Smuggling Nun Irish Poitín is featured by Packaging of the World, the prominent packaging design website that presents the most interesting and creative packaging work worldwide.
March 2022, World Brand Design Society
Smuggling Nun Irish Poitín’s iconic design is showcased by the World Brand Design Society, an international community with the mission of supporting package design.