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2014-04-02 12:29:23

Spirited event showcases 1,474 entries from 64 countries SAN FRANCISCO, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The San Francisco World Spirits Competition hosted its 14(th) annual competition on March 21(st), 22(nd), 23(rd), 24(th )at the elegant Hotel Nikko in downtown San Francisco. Continuing its tradition of record-breaking entries annually, this year the number of submissions totaled 1,474 from 41 states, 64 countries covering 89 classifications. Many categories of spirits experienced...

2009-12-22 07:35:00

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., Dec. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The inaugural Spirits International Prestige (SIP) Awards world spirit competition (http://www.sipawards.com) took place in Los Angeles on November 14, awarding Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum medals to the top spirits from around the globe. Unlike other spirits competitions, however, the SIP Awards didn't rely on industry experts or experienced judges to suss out the best of the best. Instead, the winners of the 2009 SIP Awards were chosen...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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