Some new medals ... for the Doctor

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Some new medals ... for the Doctor

Postby the Doctor » Mon Apr 24, 2017 8:43 pm

So pleased to announce that we just got notice that we won a few medals at the San Francisco Show... All the spirits were distilled on 5 star stills.

Belle Epoque single malt whiskey... Gold
Dobson's New England Dry Gin... Silver
Sumac Gin... Silver
Pure Vodka... bronze

Australian distilled spirits awards
Sumac gin ... Silver
Dobson's Bitters... Bronze

So a great couple of results, I am so proud of our small team. And thanks to Mac and Mrs Mac, for all the support and great gear.
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Re: Some new medals ... for the Doctor

Postby bluc » Mon Apr 24, 2017 8:48 pm

Awesome work doc :handgestures-thumbupleft:
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Re: Some new medals ... for the Doctor

Postby Dogfish » Mon Apr 24, 2017 8:52 pm

Well done Doc.
Is there anywhere local that we can buy these? I'm in Wide Bay, QLD (Fraser Coast)
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Re: Some new medals ... for the Doctor

Postby bluc » Mon Apr 24, 2017 8:58 pm

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Re: Some new medals ... for the Doctor

Postby Wobblyboot » Mon Apr 24, 2017 9:01 pm

the Doctor wrote:So pleased to announce that we just got notice that we won a few medals at the San Francisco Show... All the spirits were distilled on 5 star stills.

Belle Epoque single malt whiskey... Gold
Dobson's New England Dry Gin... Silver
Sumac Gin... Silver
Pure Vodka... bronze

Australian distilled spirits awards
Sumac gin ... Silver
Dobson's Bitters... Bronze

So a great couple of results, I am so proud of our small team. And thanks to Mac and Mrs Mac, for all the support and great gear.
Doc

Well done doc, ur a inspiration to us all :romance-kisscheek:
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Re: Some new medals ... for the Doctor

Postby the Doctor » Mon Apr 24, 2017 9:07 pm

Thanks guys for the kind words, but this really was a team effort. Ian and Josh my fellow distillers deserve a lot of the credit.
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Re: Some new medals ... for the Doctor

Postby Plumby » Mon Apr 24, 2017 9:11 pm

Well done Doc and 5star, you are an inspiration.
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Re: Some new medals ... for the Doctor

Postby Wobblyboot » Mon Apr 24, 2017 9:13 pm

Thanks guys for the kind words, but this really was a team effort. Ian and Josh my fellow distillers deserve a lot of the credit.

Some pics please, let's see the winning team and the winning drinks :handgestures-thumbupleft:
No time to be shy, we wanna see it all :teasing-neener:
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Re: Some new medals ... for the Doctor

Postby r1zzla » Mon Apr 24, 2017 9:17 pm

Good on ya Doc.
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Re: Some new medals ... for the Doctor

Postby copperhead road » Mon Apr 24, 2017 9:18 pm

Awesome work Doc :handgestures-thumbupleft:
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Re: Some new medals ... for the Doctor

Postby Professor Green » Mon Apr 24, 2017 9:22 pm

Excellent news Doc. Congratulations to all involved.

Cheers,
Prof. Green.
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Re: Some new medals ... for the Doctor

Postby the Doctor » Mon Apr 24, 2017 9:34 pm

I will post some photos tomorrow ...but here is the label from the gold winning whiskey.
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Re: Some new medals ... for the Doctor

Postby Yurugaboy » Mon Apr 24, 2017 9:55 pm

the Doctor wrote:I will post some photos tomorrow ...but here is the label from the gold winning whiskey.
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Your artwork is fantastique

Congrats on you and your team knocking it out
of the park. :clap:
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Re: Some new medals ... for the Doctor

Postby Swedish Pride » Tue Apr 25, 2017 12:47 am

the Doctor wrote:I will post some photos tomorrow ...but here is the label from the gold winning whiskey.
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69%... holy crap
I' be on the floor after two samples :obscene-drinkingdrunk:
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Re: Some new medals ... for the Doctor

Postby copperhead road » Tue Apr 25, 2017 12:51 am

the Doctor wrote:I will post some photos tomorrow ...but here is the label from the gold winning whiskey.
Doc


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Awesome artwork doc, I just checked out link bluc posted as well "top shelf "
I can see a Father's Day gift for my old man coming on! :handgestures-thumbupleft:
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Re: Some new medals ... for the Doctor

Postby pingu » Tue Apr 25, 2017 6:56 am

congrats mate and thanks for still taking the time to help out us punters. :razz:
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Re: Some new medals ... for the Doctor

Postby scythe » Tue Apr 25, 2017 8:57 am

I guess this means i will never be able to taste them.
Ones that win awards quickly rise above my price range.

Good job Dobsons.
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Re: Some new medals ... for the Doctor

Postby the Doctor » Tue Apr 25, 2017 9:54 am

scythe wrote:I guess this means i will never be able to taste them.
Ones that win awards quickly rise above my price range.

Good job Dobsons.

I hope our whiskeys are always priced well... I really hate how distillers price gouge after awards.... The realities are that whiskey of quality does cost a lot to make, just to illustrate we charge $160 for this whiskey...it seems a lot I know, but lets just break it down.... Grain Scottish two row peated ($70 per bottle at 60%) excise $37.70 (from memory) bottle 60 cents to $1.60...label 50 cents, labour estimate $15...freight estimate $7 ( Often much more) then you have to buy barrels and age the spirit... we take everything into account to determine a price...that price is determined by the true total cost to us...not demand.
Having said that whiskey will always cost more than most other spirits...it simply costs more to make.
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Re: Some new medals ... for the Doctor

Postby Zak Griffin » Tue Apr 25, 2017 10:05 am

Good price breakdown doc :handgestures-thumbupleft:

And congrats on the awards... I have to get back into NOLA in Adelaide one night and sample some more of your products!
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Re: Some new medals ... for the Doctor

Postby Lowie » Tue Apr 25, 2017 11:02 am

Congratulations to you and your team Doc. Great effort. :handgestures-thumbupleft:
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