Russian Standard Platinum and Żubrówka Bison Grass were both awarded with Double Gold medals at this year’s International Spirits Challenge whilst Russian Standard Original won another Gold medal for the second year running.

This adds to Roust’s list of prolific award wins for its vodka portfolio across internationally renowned industry competitions, a testament to its superior tasting authentic vodka brands.

At this year’s International Spirits Challenge, premium brands Russian Standard Platinum and Żubrówka Bison Grass took home the highest accolade of Double Gold at the blind taste assessment. Russian Standard Original took home Gold and Russian Standard Gold and Żubrówka Biała won Silver for their exquisite flavour and smooth texture.

A Double Gold medal win for both Russian Standard Vodka and Żubrówka Bison Grass Vodka is an incredible achievement and reflects Roust’s dedication to creating superior tasting high-quality spirits brands. This year marks the first time that the International Spirits Challenge has awarded the Double Gold medal. It is awarded to brands that are considered outstanding in their category, with the highest scoring taste tests, and is the highest honour that a brand can receive.

This is the second year in a row that Roust brands have scooped a series of much sought after Gold medals at the ISC, competing against over 120 entries.

Now in its 24th year, the International Spirits Challenge receives more than 1,700 entries from nearly 70 countries worldwide. Over 10 days, each brand is rigorously tested in a multiple blind taste tests by a panel of over 50 industry professionals.

Russian Standard Vodka, the 2nd largest vodka brand in the UK, also celebrates another gold medal win and Great Value award at this year’s Ultimate Beverage Challenge 2019.