Silver Medal Winner
Knockeen Hills Farmers Strength 60% Vol.
Bronze Medal Winner
Knockeen Hills Gold Extra-Strength 90% Vol.
At 90% vol. (180 US PROOF), this is the highest proof rating of any spirit to have received a Medal in the history of the Competition).
Commended Medal Winner
Knockeen Hills Gold Strength 70% Vol.
In the I.W.S.C. 2002 Competition, 'Other Spirits - Poteen' category, Waterford bottled Knockeen Hills was the only award-winning poteen brand.
The Farmers Strength 60% Abv. won the Silver Medal, the Gold Extra-Strength 90% Abv. (Ireland's strongest produced spirit) won the Bronze Medal, and the Gold Strength 70% Abv. was awarded the 'Commended Certificate'.
In the history of the I.W.S.C. it is the only time a single brand has ever taken these three awards in one category.
The certificates presented to Knockeen Hills for its award-winning entries in the 2002 Competition 'Irish Poteen' category, can be viewed by clicking the links below:
- Silver (Farmers' Strength 60% Abv.)
- Bronze (Gold Extra-Strength 90% Abv.)
- Commended (Gold Strength 70% Abv.)
Information about the competition, can be found on the I.W.S.C. web site