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Melbourne spirit producer receives global recognition

Thirsty Group, a local Melbourne business, announced it has achieved global recognition as one of the most awarded spirits producers worldwide. 

Thirsty Group announced their flagship product, Baxter Vodka, is recognised as the world’s most awarded Vodka of 2023, having won the prestigious ‘Triple Still’ Award.

Additionally, Aubrey Liqueurs earned the title of World’s Best Liqueur for Mango at the 2023 SIP Awards in Los Angeles.

The group announced  Baxter Vodka has claimed the title of World’s Best Vodka on multiple occasions, most recently at 2021 Vodka Masters in London, 2022 International Spirits Competition in Berlin and the 2023 Triple Still Prize and the 2024 London Spirits Competition.

Thirsty Group’s state its portfolio has now grown to also include Tequila, Gin and Spiced Rum with 28 gold medals across international competitions in the past 3 years.

Having started the business out of a garage in 2017, high school friends Jake Gautreaux and Dom Evans are producing over 1 million bottles annually out of their Melbourne production facility and have achieved 8 figures in sales.

Founder Jake Gautreaux said, ” Receiving the industry’s most prestigious award is a true honour, showcasing the passion and dedication of our team. We are beyond excited to continue producing World Best spirits and propel into 2024 with some exciting new variations.”

Baxter Vodka and the rest of the Thirsty Group portfolio is available online and nationwide at Liquorland, First Choice and other leading liquor stores.

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