Rivulet™ Artisan Pecan Liqueur Scores 90 Points At Ultimate Spirits Challenge In New York

New York, New York – March 13, 2014 – Rivulet Artisan Pecan Liqueur is pleased to announce that it received a score of 90 POINTS and an “excellent, highly recommended” commendation at the prestigious Ultimate Spirits Challenge held the week of March 10th in New York City. The Ultimate Spirits Challenge in New York is one of only a few worldwide competitions to use an exacting numerical scoring system, as opposed to medals.

The Ultimate Beverage Challenge’s mission is to create and establish a new and higher standard of evaluation for spirits and wine that provides accurate, meaningful and useful results in recognizing and promoting the quality of beverage alcohol products. It accomplishes this by the integrity of its people and approach, its innovative and exacting methodology, and through the credibility of its results. Integrity is at the cornerstone of the Ultimate Spirits Challenge. Founded by Paul Pacult, America’s spirits guru, Paul is publisher/editor of F. Paul Pacult’s Spirit Journal and a contributing editor for Beverage Dynamics. He also hosts the critically acclaimed monthly tasting series in New York City, the Masters Series at Keens Steakhouse. He is a founding partner of the award-winning educational company Beverage Alcohol Resource LLC.

“We are very pleased that America’s top judges have critiqued Rivulet and scored it a prestigious 90 POINTS,” said James B. Marshall, the managing director of C88 Holdings, LLC, the producer of Rivulet Artisan Pecan Liqueur. “Receiving this score, as well as the ‘highly recommended’ accolade makes us appreciate all of the hard work that went into crafting this artisan liqueur. We are obviously quite proud of our quality story, and consumers throughout The United States and around the world will be able to make Rivulet part of their luxury spirits repertoire” he said.

About the Judges

Integrity is the cornerstone of Ultimate Beverage Challenge’s beverage competitions. Winning hard-won accolades and relevant scores awarded by the most respected and experienced authorities in the industry translate into benefits of marketing opportunities for producers, importers and marketers and confidence from buyers and consumers that the results achieved are accurate and reliable. A complete list of the judges and their qualifications can be found at www.ultimate-beverage.com.

About the Competition

Ultimate Beverage Challenge (UBC) provides expert evaluation of wines and spirits for producers, importers and marketers through its two innovative annual competitions – Ultimate Spirits Challenge and Ultimate Wine Challenge. Based on exacting standards, expert judges and rigorous methodology, UBC raises the standards of spirits and wine evaluation and supplies ratings and accolades to help companies build their brands with buyers, both industry and consumer. UBC partners are F. Paul Pacult, Sue Woodley, Sean Ludford and David Talbot.

About Rivulet Artisan Pecan Liqueur

Rivulet Artisan Pecan Liqueur is the world’s most unique luxury liqueur, carefully crafted for connoisseurs who appreciate the combination of contemporary American luxury with the time-honored traditions of fine artisan distilling and craftsmanship. Rivulet starts with the finest slow-distilled brandy, aged to perfection in small oak casks, combined with a proprietary pecan recipe that extracts the delicate flavor profile that makes our liqueur so special. Handcrafted in small batches, our luxury liqueur is a Fair Trade Certified™ product, using only the finest natural ingredients. Rivulet is one of the artisan products from C88 Holdings, LLC, in Louisville, Kentucky USA.

©2014 C88 Holdings, LLC. Rivulet Liqueur, 30% alc. by vol. (60 proof), produced and bottled by C88 Holdings, LLC, Louisville, Kentucky USA.