Spirit Judging Committee

WHAT IS THE JUDGING COMMITTEE?

These senior judges are at the forefront of the judging process

Tasked with leading each of the judging days, the committee oversees all panel chairs and judges, and re-tastes every Gold medal-winning spirit for final endorsement. Meet our 2021 committee below.

Stephen Beal
Stephen Beal

Cargo: Chair Judge and member of the Spirits Judging Committee

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Ian Burrell
Ian Burrell

Cargo: Member of the Spirits Judging Committee

Empresa: UK RumFest

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Marie Cheong-Thong
Marie Cheong-Thong

Cargo: Member of the Spirits Judging Committee

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Joel Harrison
Joel Harrison

Cargo: Member of the Spirits Judging Committee

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Arthur Nägele
Arthur Nägele

Cargo: Chair Judge and member of the Spirits Judging Committee

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Richard Paterson
Richard Paterson

Cargo: Chair Judge and member of the Spirits Judging Committee

Empresa: Whyte & Mackay

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David T  Smith
David T Smith

Cargo: Member of the Spirits Judging Committee

Empresa: Summer Fruit Cup

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Eric Zandona
Eric Zandona

Cargo: Member of the Spirits Judging Committee

Empresa: The American Distilling Institute

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