What Categories are accepted?
Please refer to the below categories. If yours do not fit into any of the below, email support@asiaspiritschallenge.org – the Asia Spirits Challenge Team respond within 24 hours.

CodeCategoriesDefinition
(A) AQUAVIT
A01Aquavit
A02Aquavit Aged
(B) BRANDY
B01ArmagnacArmagnac VS
B02ArmagnacArmagnac VSOP
B03ArmagnacArmagnac above VSOP level
B04ArmagnacArmagnac XO & Reserve Blends 10 to 19 years old
B05ArmagnacArmagnac XO & Reserve Blends 20 years & over
B06ArmagnacArmagnac Single Vintage over 10 years old
B07BrandyFruit brandies from all types of fruits (excluding grapes and apples)
B08BrandyMarcs and other pomace brandies
B09BrandyOther brandies made purely from grapes, blends from pot and continuous stills, or just continuous stills, unaged to 3 Years old
B10BrandyOther brandies made purely from grapes, blends from pot and continuous stills, or just continuous stills, 4 to 10 Years old
B11BrandyOther brandies made purely from grapes, blends from pot and continuous stills, or just continuous stills, 11 Years and older
B12BrandyOther brandies made purely from grapes, exclusively in pot stills, unaged to 5 Years old
B13BrandyOther brandies made purely from grapes, exclusively in pot stills, 6 to 10 Years old
B14BrandyOther brandies made purely from grapes, exclusively in pot stills, 11 Years and older
B15BrandyBrandy de Jerez
B16CognacCognac VS or equivalent
B17CognacCognac VSOP or equivalent
B18CognacCognac XO or equivalent
B19CognacCognac above XO level
B20CognacCognac Extra
B21CognacCognac Vintage
B22CognacCognac No Age Statement
B23GrappaGrappa Unaged
B24GrappaGrappa Aged
B25AcquaviteAcquavite d’Uva Unaged
B26AcquaviteAcquavite d’Uva Aged
B27Pear Eau de VieAn unaged brandy distilled to not more than 85% ABV from the fermented juice or mash of whole, sound, ripe pears or pear wine, with or without the addition of not more than 20 percent by weight of the pomace of such juice or wine, or 30 percent by volume of the lees of such wine, or both, and bottled at not less than 40%ABV.
B28Eau de Vie Other FruitAn unaged brandy distilled to not more than 85% ABV from the fermented juice or mash of whole, sound, ripe other fruit or other fruit wine, with or without the addition of not more than 20 percent by weight of the pomace of such juice or wine, or 30 percent by volume of the lees of such wine, or both, and bottled at not less than 40%ABV.
(C) CALAVDOS
C01AOC Calvados Fine
C02AOC Calvados Vieux
C03AOC Calvados VSOP
C04AOC Calvados XO
C05AOC Calvados Pays d’Auge Fine
C06AOC Calvados Pays d’Auge Vieux
C07AOC Calvados Pays d’Auge VSOP
C08AOC Calvados Pays d’Auge XO
(D) PRE-MIXED DRINKS
D01Pre-mixed classic cocktails
D02Pre-mixed classic cocktails with a twist
D03Pre-mixed contemporary cocktails
D04Low calorie pre-mixed cocktails
D05Classic alcoholic spirit / mixer combinations
D06Contemporary alcoholic spirit / mixer combinations
D07Pre – mixed alcoholic hard seltzers
(E) CACHACA
E01Cachaça
E02Cachaça Aged
(F) FRUIT DISTILLATES
F01Cherry
F02Quince
F03Apple
F04Pear
F05Stone Fruits
F06Berry
F07Grapes
F08Other
(G) GINS
G01Classic Gin / London GinGin that derives its primary flavor from juniper, often described as London Dry.
G02Signature Botanical GinA gin that identifies a small number botanical other than juniper that is ment to be highlighted and take the forefront with juniper in a secondary role.
G03Old Tom GinSugar sweetened, botanically sweetened, or botanically intense gin that may be rested in wood barrels.
G04Navy-Strength GinGin bottled at 57% ABV.
G05Genever GinA spirit made from the fermented mash of grains, usually rye, corn, barley, and wheat and distileld with juniper and other botanicals or made from a blend of malt spirt and botanical spirit. Genever may be contain up to 20g of sugar per liter and can only be produced in Belgium, The Netherlands, Départements Nord and Pas- de-Calais in France as well as German Bundesländer Nordrhein-Westfalen and Niedersachsen in Germany.
G06Genever Style GinA gin distilled from a grain base that may be blended with neautral spirit and may be rested in wood barrels.
G07Flavored GinAs defined in the US Standards of Identity
G08Cordial GinAlso know as Gin Liqueur defined in the US Standards of Identity
G09Contemporary GinGin that includes juniper but derives its primary flavors from other botanicals.
G10Compound GinGin made from the blending of single botanical distillates including the distillate of juniper, or neautral spirit flavored with extracts.
G11Aged GinAny gin rested/matured in new or used wood barrels.
(H) SHOCHU
H01Shochu Imo (Sweet Potato)
H02Shochu Kome (Rice)
H03Shochu Mugi (Barley)
H04Shochu Soba (Rye)
H05Shochu Kokuto (Brown Sugar)
H06Shochu Other (Other Main Ingredient)
H07Shochu Tori Moromi / Tori Kasu (By products from Sake)
H08Shochu Awamori (Solera System Ageing)
(I) MEAD
I01Mead Made By Fermenting Honey
(J) BAIJU
J01Baijiu light aroma
J02Baijiu strong aroma
J03Baijiu sauce aroma
J04Baijiu rice aroma
J05Baijiu phoenix aroma
J06Baijiu mixed aroma
J07Baijiu chi aroma
J08Baijiu sesame aroma
J09Baijiu medicine aroma
J10Baijiu extra-strong aroma
J11Baijiu special aroma
J12Baijiu laobaigan
J13Baijiu small qu
(L) LIQUEURS & SPECIALITIES
L01Liqueurs Absinthe
L02Liqueurs Verte Distilled Absinthe
L03Liqueurs Blanche Distilled Absinthe
L04Liqueurs Cassis
L05Liqueurs Berry Fruit
L06Liqueurs Citrus Fruit
L07Liqueurs Stone Fruit
L08Liqueurs Tropical Fruit
L09Liqueurs Other Fruit
L10Liqueurs Crème Fruit
L11Liqueurs Cream Dairy
L12Liqueurs Irish Cream Dairy
L13Liqueurs Cream Non Dairy
L14Liqueurs Egg
L15Liqueurs Herbal
L16Liqueurs Floral
L17Liqueurs Spice
L18Liqueurs Bitter
L19Liqueurs Coconut
L20Liqueurs Nut
L21Liqueurs Anis Based
L22Liqueurs Brandy Based
L23Liqueurs Gin Based
L24Liqueurs Rum Based
L25Liqueurs Whisky Based
L26Liqueurs Other Spirit Based
L27Liqueurs Apéritifs
L28Liqueurs Coffee or Chocolate
L29Liqueurs Anisette
L30Liqueurs Pastis
L31Liqueurs Arak
L32Liqueurs Ouzo
L33Liqueurs Raki
L34Liqueurs Sambuca
L35Liqueurs Sloe Gin
L36Vermouth
L37Contemporary
L38Other Liqueurs and Specialities
(M) MESCAL
M01Mezcal Joven
M02Mezcal Reposado
M03Mezcal Añejo
M04Mezcal Artesanal Joven
M05Mezcal Artesanal Reposado
M06Mezcal Artesanal Añejo
M07Mezcal Ancestral
M08Mezcal Distilled With
(N) LOW OR NO ALCOHOL DISTILED SPIRITS
N01Low or No Alcohol Distilled Spirits
N02Low or No Alcohol Mixed Spirit Drink
(O) OTHER AGAVE SPIRITS
O01BacanoraBacanora Blanco
O02BacanoraBacanora Joven / Oro
O03BacanoraBacanora Reposado
O04BacanoraBacanora Añejo
O05Pulque
O06RaicillaRaicilla Blanco / Joven
O07RaicillaRaicilla Reposado
O08RaicillaRaicilla Añejo
O09SotolSotol Blanco
O10SotolSotol Joven / Oro
O11SotolSotol Reposado
O12SotolSotol Añejo
O13Other Agave Spirits
(P) PISCO
P01Pisco Chilean Regular
P02Pisco Chilean Special
P03Pisco Chilean Reserve
P04Pisco Chilean Great
P05Pisco Peruvian Puro
P06Pisco Peruvian Aromático
P07Pisco Peruvian Acholado
P08Pisco Peruvian Mosto Verde
(R) RUM & CANE SPIRITS
R01Rum Un Aged – White
R02Rum Un Aged – White Blended
R03Rum Un Aged – Dark
R04Rum Un Aged – Dark Blended
R05Rum Aged – No Age Statement
R06Rum Aged – up to 5 Years Old
R07Rum Aged – 5 to 10 Years Old
R08Rum Aged – over 10 Years Old
R09Rum Limited Bottling
R10Rhum Agricole Un Aged
R11Rhum Agricole Aged
R12Rum Flavoured
R13Rum Spiced
(S) SOJU
S01Soju Rice
S02Soju Barley
S03Soju Buckwheat
S04Soju Sweet Potato
S05Soju Other Ingredient
(T) TEQUILA
T01Tequila Blanco
T02Tequila Extra Añejo 100% Agave
T03Tequila Blanco 100% Agave
T04Tequila Joven / Oro
T05Tequila Joven / Oro 100% Agave
T06Tequila Reposado
T07Tequila Reposado 100% Agave
T08Tequila Añejo
T09Tequila Añejo 100% Agave
T10Tequila Extra Añejo
(V) VODKA
V01Vodka Potato
V02Vodka Rye
V03Vodka Barley
V04Vodka Wheat
V05Vodka Corn
V06Vodka Grape
V07Vodka Other Main Ingredient
V08Vodka Multi-ingredient
V09Vodka Organic
V10Vodka Flavoured
(W) WHISKEY/WHISKY
W01American WhiskeyStraight Bourbon 10 years old and under
W02American WhiskeyStraight Bourbon 11 years and over
W03American WhiskeySingle Barrel Bourbon / American Whiskey 10 years old and under
W04American WhiskeySingle Barrel Bourbon / American Whiskey 11 years old and over
W05American WhiskeyTennessee Whiskey
W06American WhiskeyAmerican Straight Rye Whiskey
W07American WhiskeyAmerican Corn Rye Whiskey
W08American WhiskeyAmerican Wheat Rye Whiskey
W09American WhiskeyAmerican Single Malt Whiskey 10 years old and under
W10American WhiskeyAmerican Single Malt Whiskey 11 years old and over
W11Canadian WhiskeyCanadian Whiskey
W12Canadian WhiskeyCanadian Blended Whiskey
W13Canadian WhiskeyCanadian Rye Whiskey
W14Canadian WhiskeyCanadian Single Grain Whiskey
W15Canadian WhiskeyCanadian Single Malt Whiskey
W16Irish WhiskeyIrish Blends Standard
W17Irish WhiskeyIrish Blends Premium
W18Irish WhiskeyIrish Blends Super-Premium
W19Irish WhiskeyIrish Blends Deluxe
W20Irish WhiskeyIrish Single Malts
W21Irish WhiskeyIrish Pot Stills
W22Irish WhiskeyIrish Single Grain
W23Japanese WhiskyJapanese Blends between 12 and 20 years old
W24Japanese WhiskyJapanese Blends 11 years old and under
W25Japanese WhiskyJapanese Blends 21 years old and over
W26Japanese WhiskyJapanese Blends No Age Statement
W27Japanese WhiskyJapanese Malts 12 years old and under
W28Japanese WhiskyJapanese Malts between 13 and 20 years old
W29Japanese WhiskyJapanese Malts 21 years old and older
W30Japanese WhiskyJapanese Malts No Age Statement
W31Japanese WhiskyJapanese Grain Whisky
W32Scotch WhiskyDistillers Blended Malts
W33Scotch WhiskyIndependent Blended Malts
W34Scotch WhiskyOwn Label Blended Malts
W35Scotch WhiskyOwn Label Islay Malts
W36Scotch WhiskyDistillers’ Single Malts 12 years old and under
W37Scotch WhiskyDistillers’ Single Malts between 13 and 20 years old
W38Scotch WhiskyDistillers’ Single Malts 21 years old and over
W39Scotch WhiskyDistillers’ Single Malts Islay, 12 years old and under
W40Scotch WhiskyDistillers’ Single Malts Islay, between 13 and 20 years old
W41Scotch WhiskyDistillers’ Single Malts Islay, 21 years old and over
W42Scotch WhiskyIndependents’ Single Malts 12 years and under
W43Scotch WhiskyIndependents’ Single Malts between 13 and 20 years
W44Scotch WhiskyIndependents’ Single Malts 21 years old and over
W45Scotch WhiskyIndependents’ Single Malts Islay 12 years and under
W46Scotch WhiskyIndependents’ Single Malts Islay between 13 and 20 years
W47Scotch WhiskyIndependents’ Single Malts Islay 21 years and over
W48Scotch WhiskyOwn Label Single Malts 12 years old and under
W49Scotch WhiskyOwn Label Single Malts 13 years old and over
W50Scotch WhiskyOwn Label Single Malts Islay, 12 years old and under
W51Scotch WhiskyOwn Label Single Malts Islay, 13 years old and over
W52Scotch WhiskyScotch Blends 11 years old and under
W53Scotch WhiskyScotch Blends between 12 and 20 years old
W54Scotch WhiskyScotch Blends 21 years old and over
W55Scotch WhiskyIndependent Scotch Blends 11 years and under
W56Scotch WhiskyIndependent Scotch Blends between 12 and 20 years
W57Scotch WhiskyIndependent Scotch Blends 21 years and over
W58Scotch WhiskyIndependent Blended Scotch
W59Scotch WhiskyIndependent Blended Malt Scotch
W60Scotch WhiskyOwn Label Scotch Blends 11 years old and under
W61Scotch WhiskyOwn Label Scotch Blends 12 years old and over
W62Scotch WhiskySingle Grain Scotch
W63Scotch WhiskyBlended Grain Scotch
W64Scotch WhiskySingle Malt No Age Statement
W65Scotch WhiskySingle Grain No Age Statement
W66Scotch WhiskyScotch Blends No Age Statement
W67Other Origin WhiskyDistillers Blended Malts
W68Other Origin WhiskyIndependent Blended Malts
W69Other Origin WhiskyOwn Label Blended Malts
W70Other Origin WhiskyDistillers’ Single Malts 12 years old and under
W71Other Origin WhiskyDistillers’ Single Malts between 13 and 20 years old
W72Other Origin WhiskyDistillers’ Single Malts 21 years old and over
W73Other Origin WhiskyDistillers’ Single Malts Islay, 12 years old and under
W74Other Origin WhiskyDistillers’ Single Malts Islay, between 13 and 20 years old
W75Other Origin WhiskyDistillers’ Single Malts Islay, 21 years old and over
W76Other Origin WhiskyIndependents’ Single Malts 12 years and under
W77Other Origin WhiskyIndependents’ Single Malts between 13 and 20 years
W78Other Origin WhiskyIndependents’ Single Malts 21 years old and over
W79Other Origin WhiskyIndependents’ Single Malts Islay 12 years and under
W80Other Origin WhiskyIndependents’ Single Malts Islay between 13 and 20 years
W81Other Origin WhiskyIndependents’ Single Malts Islay 21 years and over
W82Other Origin WhiskyOwn Label Single Malts 12 years old and under
W83Other Origin WhiskyOwn Label Single Malts 13 years old and over
W84Other Origin WhiskyOwn Label Single Malts Islay, 12 years old and under
W85Other Origin WhiskyOwn Label Single Malts Islay, 13 years old and over
W86Other Origin WhiskyOther Origin Blends 11 years old and under
W87Other Origin WhiskyOther Origin Blends between 12 and 20 years old
W88Other Origin WhiskyOther Origin Blends 21 years old and over
W89Other Origin WhiskyIndependent Other Origin Blends 11 years and under
W90Other Origin WhiskyIndependent Other Origin Blends between 12 and 20 years
W91Other Origin WhiskyIndependent Other Origin Blends 21 years and over
W92Other Origin WhiskyIndependent Blended Other Origin
W93Other Origin WhiskyIndependent Blended Malt Other Origin
W94Other Origin WhiskyOwn Label Other Origin Blends 11 years old and under
W95Other Origin WhiskyOwn Label Other Origin Blends 12 years old and over
W96Other Origin WhiskySingle Grain Other Origin
W97Other Origin WhiskyBlended Grain Other Origin
W98Other Origin WhiskySingle Malt No Age Statement
W99Other Origin WhiskySingle Grain No Age Statement
W100Other Origin WhiskyOther Origin Blends No Age Statement