Guinness Nigeria PLC’s Mainstream spirit brands have won medals at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition (SFWSC).
Guinness Nigeria slugged in and out with over 2,200 international brands to clinch the award.
Each of the winning spirits was made in Nigeria.
Guinness Nigeria, a subsidiary of Diageo PLC of the United Kingdom, was incorporated in 1962 with the construction of a brewery in Ikeja, Lagos.
The brewery was the first Guinness operation outside Ireland and great Britain.
Within the gin category, Gordon’s Moringa citrus blend, an innovation less than two years old, bagged a gold medal because of its “exceptional spirits near the pinnacle of achievement that set the standard for their categories.”
Smirnoff x1 Vodka also performed admirably, taking home silver medals for its intense chocolate and extra smooth variants
. Category leaders; Orijin bitters and Mcdowell’s no.1 whisky won bronze medals in their categories.