13th Colony Southern Gin Awarded a Gold Medal

Thirteenth Colony Distilleries’ Southern Gin is awarded a gold medal by The Spirits International Prestige (SIP) Awards competition in San Diego, California. Southern Gin is the South Georgia based distilleries’ third and most recent small batch product, released in February 2010. The award gives merit to what we at Thirteenth Colony determined early on: to […]

Plantation Vodka Awarded Double Gold Medal at San Francisco World Spirits Competition

Americus, GA.  March 30, 2011 — Plantation Vodka is awarded a Double Gold medal by The San Francisco World Spirits Competition. Plantation Vodka is the Americus, Georgia based Thirteenth Colony Distilleries’ original handcrafted, small batch distilled spirit.  San Francisco World Spirits Competition awards Plantation Vodka a Double Gold Medal. Produced in Americus, Georgia, Plantation Vodka […]

Clear Choice

–Alexis Kahn At SAVEUR.COM I’ve never been a vodka drinker. Distilled multiple times and typically filtered, the colorless spirit is also fairly odorless and tasteless. So when SAVEUR.COM asked me to do a tasting of new American vodkas, I wasn’t expecting a thrill. I should have known better; inspired by local food movements, craft distilling […]

Making it Pay in Georgia: In Good Spirits

Written by: Jane Garvey When, in 2007, four friends—Alton Darby, Kent Cost, Dr. Gil Klemann and Winford Hines—from Americus, began to talk about distilling spirits, they had in mind a homemade vodka for family and friends. Little could they have suspected their casual conversation and initial friends-and-family vodka would have led to founding a distillery. […]


A new cocktail (and a corn whiskey) for your Derby Day

There have been lots of FUN emails, posts, pins, and HAT sales in honor of the the 138th Kentucky Derby coming up this weekend. For all of those that are headed to the races (or race parties), I thought I would tip you off to a little product that might make you a favorite amongst […]

A Georgia Craft Distillery makes its whiskey debut.

Talk about Tennessee, American and Rye Whiskey here. I am sipping a corn whiskey from 13th Colony micro distillery (Americus Georgia). It is called Southern Corn Whiskey and claims to be from an old southern corn whiskey recipe. I have no reason to doubt this, since it is a whiskey I do find to my […]

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