San Francisco World Spirits Competition | April 1, 2014
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Jennifer K Bauer | | February 5, 2014
Mention the word “moonshine,” or any of its aliases (hooch, white lightning, mountain dew), and an image may come to mind of a shifty-eyed bootlegger brewing questionable booze in a mountain cabin to avoid the long arm of the law. Prohibition encouraged bootlegging, leading to some public health...more

Ultimate Spirits Challenge | 2014
What is it that makes a brandy, whiskey, vodka, gin, liqueur, rum or tequila great or, perhaps, not so great? At Ultimate Spirits Challenge (USC), judging panels of renowned international buyers, journalists, authors, educators, and consultants painstakingly labor over each spirit’s unique and individual color, aroma...more

Jason Suder | Teton Valley News | December 19, 2013
Temperatures have been teetering around zero degrees for weeks, and staying warm is becoming expensive, difficult or both; it’s time to investigate the options. The heat can only be cranked so high before breaking the bank, quality snow gear is not much cheaper fires can be dangerous or there’s the ever reliable whiskey...more

Joe Cadotte | Magic Valley News | December 11, 2013
In less than two years of production, Grand Teton Vodka in Driggs scored international gold medals for its Idaho potato vodka, and recently released three flavors of potato moonshine throughout the state, including Twin Falls last week. “We’re ranked as the number one potato vodka in the world right now based...more
94 points

Beverage Testing Institute | 2013
Clear color. Mild, tropical aromas of coconut shavings, nut brittle, and baked banana with a satiny, crisp, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a peppery, delightful, crisp wet stone, meringue, and pepper finish. A toasty, rum-like vodka that will mix well in creamy or tropical cocktails...more

Ken Levy | Idaho State Journal | September 22, 2013
The Grand Teton Vodka distillery north of downtown Driggs is poised to double in size, even as it prepares to introduce several new products to the market, including whiskey. The company has sold 2,000 cases of its product during its first year, said Lea Beckett who runs the distillery with her husband Bill, and is adding...more

Kara Newman | Wine Enthusiast | September 3, 2013
Faintly marshmallow-sweet, smooth and slightly viscous, this is an ideal mixer for cocktails. Consider also sipping this vodka, well chilled and paired with smoked salmon. Made from Idaho potatoes....more

The Fifty Best | July 1, 2013
Most vodka drinkers are familiar with vodka's illustrious history in the Old World. What about New World American vodkas? Distilling spirits is not new to the United States – but recently a spirits renaissance has taken hold with hand-crafted artisanal vodka leading the way. That is because a new distillery's first...more

Boise, ID (PRWEB) | April 15, 2013
Grand Teton Vodka of Driggs continues to outperform. Last month, the family-owned distillery won a Double Gold Medal from the San Francisco World Spirits Competition for its original potato vodka – an honor only achieved if all judges unanimously rank the spirit as “Gold.”...more

San Francisco World Spirits Competition | April 1, 2013
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East Idaho News | November 19, 2012
A Driggs distillery is being recognized for making some of the finest vodka in the country. The Idaho State Journal reports Grand Teton Vodka is winning top prizes from one of the nation’s leading reviewers. The Beverage Testing Institute in Chicago gave Grand Teton a rating of 94, higher than Glacier’s rating of 86 and...more
vodka wins gold

Ken Levy | Teton Valley News | November 2, 2012
Grand Teton Vodka is still in its infancy stages, and already it is winning top prizes from one of the nation’s leading reviewers. The Beverage Testing Institute in Chicago gave the potato vodka, distilled in Driggs, a ranking of 94, surpassing Glacier with an 88 and Grey Goose with an 86. “They gave us a Gold Medal and a Best...more
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