POMONA, CA May 19, 2017 // The Los Angeles International Spirits Competition today announced GLOW Sparkling Infused Energy as  a repeat, multiple Gold Medal winner for “Best of Category” and “Gold Medal Mixers.” GLOW Sparkling Infused Hydration also captured a medal for “Silver Medal Mixers.” With the three medals this year, GLOW has received 5 medals in two years, including 4 Gold Medals.

GLOW Sparkling Infused Beverages are Premium beverages created for a sophisticated consumer who demands more from their functional beverages. “I think the medals are a great acknowledgment that we have created a great tasting, great looking product.” stated CEO, John Larson. John went on to say, “I can’t wait to get GLOW into more consumer’s hands so they can experience what has been missing in the functional beverage market.”

The 2017 Los Angeles International Spirits Competition received 392 Spirits entries from 146 producers.  For the past 3 years we have made Mixers its own competition being that we receive so many entries in this non-alcoholic product category.  There were a total of 2 Best of Show Awards given this year, 1 Best of Show was awarded in the Spirits Competition and 1 Best of Show in the Mixers Competition, 65 Best of Category Awards, 10 Best of Division Awards, 221 Gold Medal Awards, 123 Silver Medal Awards, and 36 Bronze Medal Awards.  This year’s competition received spirits from 31 different countries, Australia, Barbados, Canada, China, Colombia, Dominican Republic, England, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Lithuania, Malaysia, Mexico, Myanmar, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Philippines, Poland, Puerto Rico, Scotland, South Africa, Sweden, UK, Ukraine, USA, Vietnam, Virgin Islands.  We had 20 judges from all over the United States.

About GLOW Beverages

GLOW Premium Beverages are available in 2 delicious beverage formulas, GLOW Sparkling Hydration and GLOW Sparkling Energy. GLOW has been awarded 5 medals in the last two years from the Los Angeles International Spirits Competition. GLOW has unique formulas that are packed with a proprietary blend of amino acids, electrolytes and vitamins that we call the X-Factor. The X-Factor is a premium combination of not only amino acids, vitamins and Electrolytes, but also, Prickly Pear, 5HTP, Milk Thistle. These ingredients combined into an environmentally friends bottle gives you the power to GLOW from within and GLOW all day.


For more than seven decades the Los Angeles International Wine Competition has bestowed gold medals to the best wines from around the globe. With the evolution of the competition, and a resurgence in cocktails and mixology, it was inevitable that distilled beverages be included in the judging. In 2007, the inaugural spirits portion of the newly renamed Los Angeles International Spirits Competition was opened to Blue Agave Tequilas. The event was such a success, the competition was opened to all spirits and mixers in 2010. Our judges, world-renown journalists, pub and bar owners & distillers - weigh spirits against one another, awarded gold, silver and bronze to the most deserving. Like its partner wine competition, the spirits competition is well on its way of becoming the most prestigious judging show in the world.

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