Russian Standard Original victoriously landed the extremely coveted Master award, the highest accolade at the prestigious worldwide competition.
In the premium category, Russian Standard Platinum was awarded Gold, reflecting the superior taste of the liquid and, for the third year running, Żubrówka Bison Grass took home another Gold medal, reinforcing its high quality and exceptional taste.
The awards add to Roust’s growing list of prolific medal wins for its vodka portfolio across internationally acclaimed industry competitions.
Roust, the world’s 2nd largest vodka producer, triumphed at this year’s The Vodka Masters awards with a clean sweep of phenomenal wins in the Premium category.
Russian Standard Original took home the much coveted Master medal, an incredible accolade for spirits that score between 90-100 points from every single judge in the blind taste test. Russian Standard Platinum and Żubrówka Bison Grass both won Gold, a principal award given to vodkas that achieve between 80-89 points from each judge. The medal wins are a true testament to Roust’s commitment to producing exceptional quality spirits and superior tasting liquids.
The Vodka Masters 2020 was once again hugely competitive this year, receiving 83 entries from 38 different spirits producers. After an already hugely successful year in global tasting competitions, Roust’s exceptional award wins place them in a dominant position within the industry.
Now in its 12th year, the competition is chaired by The Spirits Business and a panel of leading industry specialists that take part in a blind tasting. Each entry is separated into a specific category, and products are assessed on appearance, aroma, flavour and balance. The famous competition recognises the finest quality vodka brands from all over the world.
Roust is the 2nd biggest vodka producer in the world, and its unwavering commitment to creating quality, authentic vodka brands has been celebrated at the The Vodka Masters awards for the third consecutive year. Undefeated, the iconic vodka brands continue to be a consumer favourite across the world.
Russian Standard Vodka, the World’s No. 1 premium Russian vodka (IMPACT, 2020), is set to launch its 8th Global Travel Retail Exclusive Limited Edition bottle this year. In keeping with the theme of the Limited Edition series, the design of the bottle will reflect the passion, craftsmanship and intricacy that entails the making of the vodka and the story of the brand.
Żubrówka is available in more than 80 markets worldwide and is the world’s 3rd largest vodka brand (IMPACT, 2020). Last year Żubrówka Biała, Poland’s best-selling vodka brand, successfully launched in the UK and more recently, this spring saw Żubrówka launch it’s new aromatic rose expression, Żubrówka Rose in core markets, France and Ukraine.
Russian Standard Vodka – Master
Russian Standard Platinum – Gold
Żubrówka Bison Grass – Gold