8/12/2015 - A. Smith Bowman wins 2 silver medals

Two bourbons from the A. Smith Bowman Distillery in Spotsylvania County earned silver medals at 2015 Los Angeles International Wine & Spirits Competition.

John J. Bowman Virginia Straight Bourbon Whiskey and Bowman Brothers Straight Bourbon Whiskey were each ranked among 365 spirits that were submitted from a total of 34 countries, and were awarded for demonstrating superior quality and taste.

“It is a real honor for two of our bourbons to be awarded silver in this competition,” Brian Prewitt, master distiller, said in a news release. “It means a lot to us to be ranked among so many excellent spirits from across the globe.”