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8 Mile Vodka wins top award at the Vodka Masters 2023

By Expand Marketing Group   


Award streak continues for Michigan-based brand

(Detroit, MI – Sept. 12, 2023) — Michigan-based 8 Mile Vodka, produced by Detroiters Liquor LLC, has been awarded the prestigious Masters medal in the Super Premium flight at the Vodka Masters 2023 in London.

8 Mile Vodka beat out competitors from around the world, in the Super Premium flight category. Panelist, Herchelle Perez Terrado, founder of Drinks Partnership, praised the brand’s “clean, grapefruit aroma, great body and mouthfeel around the tongue, followed by delightful peppery heat balance with light bitter astringency.”

This is the latest in a string of awards and recognition for 8 Mile Vodka, which has consistently impressed critics and consumers alike with its smooth taste and high quality. Last year, 8 Mile Vodka won two of the highest recognitions in the San Francisco World Spirits Competition for Best in Class: Vodka and Best of Class: Overall Vodka along with the Double Gold Medal Award for Taste and was also the 2022 MicroSpirits Liquor Association Triple Gold Winner. The year prior, 8 Mile Vodka brought home a Gold Medal from the 2021 Sip Awards International Spirits Competition for a “strong recommendation” judged in a double-blind tasting.

“We are honored to receive this medal and winning top awards and major recognition consistently for the past few years is surreal and further showcases to the world that 8 Mile Vodka is one of the best vodkas around,” said Anthony Tomey, Co-Owner of 8 Mile Vodka.

“We are proud of our brand and receiving the recognition from professionals and expert judges is exciting and supports what all of us feel about 8 Mile Vodka,” added Michael Tomey, Co-Owner of 8 Mile Vodka.

8 Mile Vodka was founded in Detroit in 2016, and in 2020, the company was acquired by two sets of brothers, George and Alex Bourkoulas, and Michael and Anthony Tomey, along with their friend, Michael “Mikey” Shumaker, who have carried on the pride of Detroit, while showcasing and elevating the brand to now world recognition. 8 Mile Vodka is distilled in Lansing, MI, in single 90-litre batches to allow for optimal quality control and care. It is then carbon filtered, aerated, and bottled at the perfect time to produce a subtle taste with smooth finish and a character all its own. This exceptional premium vodka can be chilled and enjoyed straight or mixed to create an exceptional cocktail.

With the Vodka Masters 2023 top award, 8 Mile Vodka continues to bring awards to Detroit as the brand strives to support their home city and be key members of its ongoing resurgence.

For more information about 8 Mile Vodka and its award-winning product, please visit:

Follow 8 Mile Vodka on social:

Facebook: @8MileVodkaDetroit

Instagram: @Official8MileVodka

Twitter: @8MileVodka

TikTok: @8MileVodka

LinkedIn: @Born In Detroit and 8 Mile Vodka


Founded in Detroit in 2016 and distilled in Lansing, Michigan, 8 Mile Vodka and 4 Detroiters Liquor LLC reflects the vision and passion of two sets brothers who were born in Detroit. Buying this company in the midst of a global pandemic was risky yet rewarding.  8 Mile Vodka hopes to rise just like the city that it calls home and be a key member in Detroit’s resurgence. 8 Mile Vodka is carried in over 500 locations in Michigan, including all Meijer stores, and online at 8 Mile Vodka is the winner of the 2016 IWSC Bronze Award for the highest quality in a double-blind tasting by 300 industry judges, the Gold Medal for International Consumer Tasting at the 2021 SIP Awards, the 2022 MicroSpirits Liquor Association Triple Gold Winner, the 2022 Double Medal For Taste in The San Francisco World Spirits Competition (SFWSC) and winner of Best-in-Class Vodka AND Overall Vodka, and now a 2023 Master award winner from the Vodka Masters Awards.


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