Bartenders' Lounge (trade only)

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Competition protocols

I've judged hundreds of cocktail/bartender competitions, perhaps more than anyone else, and over my 22 years as a drinking scribe I've come across many

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January events for discerning drinkers

Our monthly listing of events, seminars and tastings which we consider of interest to discerning drinkers. Those events which are drinks industry specific

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Woodford Reserve Old Fashioned Tour

Want to create your very own Old Fashioned inspired bitters, experience London's creative co-working space for the flavour industry, and visit some of

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The Fizzy Tarté Cocktail Competition

The Fizzy Tarté, the popular cocktail bar in Lake District, invites bartenders from the Cumbria and Lake District area to enter their cocktail competition

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The Benevolent promotes mental health safeguarding

The Benevolent, the UK drinks industry charity, has promoted the safeguarding of employees mental health, coinciding with World Mental Health Day on 10th

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Amaro di Angostura Versus Cocktail Competition

Amaro di Angostura's cocktail competition, Versus, has returned in its second year to challenge bar teams across the globe, focusing on speed, technique

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Boutique Bar Show

On 2nd October, the Boutique Bar Show celebrates this year's exhibition at Bargehouse, London. Register now to join the day of talks, tastings and networking.

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Upcycling and Recycling

This sustainable improvement category in The Tahona Society Collective Spirit’s competition, seeks to refresh your unwanted, give life to the drab, and

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Reducing Waste and Resources

The Tahona Society Collective Spirit invites you to submit original concepts that aim to improve sustainability in the drinks industry to be in with a

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Bartender Welfare

The Tahona Society Collective Spirit invites bar staff to submit their concepts for sustainable improvement for the bar industry and community. With an

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Scapegrace’s Anonymous Cocktail Competition

Scapegrace Gin and Hi-Spirits announce their first UK cocktail competition: Anonymous – calling all bartenders to compete anonymously for title of best

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The Benevolent's Northern Party

This November, The Benevolent, the UK drinks industry charity, heads to Manchester to host their annual Northern Party event.

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Negroni Week

Negroni Week is back for its eighth year in June 2020 in the UK.

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Reyka Expedition Cocktail Competition

Reyka Vodka invites UK bartenders to shine a spotlight on not only their vodka but also the humble tomato, and compete for one of five once-in-a-lifetime

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The Tahona Society

An exclusive event is being held on 11 July 2018 to introduce the Tahona Society's Collective Spirit Project and competition. If you are a UK bartender

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Glassology by Libbey Design Contest

I’ve judged many cocktail competitions over the years and pretty much every drink in all those competitions were presented in a glass. Hence, I was excited

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Opihr World Adventure Cocktail Competition

Now in its fifth year, the Opihr World Adventure Cocktail Competition is back and open for entries. It seeks bartenders from around the world who are breaking

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Life as the Chivas Regal Global Brand Ambassador

Max Warner has been the Chivas Regal Global Brand Ambassador for an incredible 13 years. With his move into another position within the Pernod Ricard group

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Chivas Masters cocktail competition

Chivas Regal has launched the 2018 edition of their prestigious Chivas Masters cocktail competition, which is open for entries from UK bartenders until

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The Henry Besant Scholarship

The Tahona Society presents The Henry Besant Scholarship. Welcoming nominations for bartenders at the beginning of their career who qualify for this brilliant