Words by: Difford's Guide
The biggest bar event in Eastern Europe is returning to Kiev, after hugely successful shows in 2016 & 2017.
The Barometer Bar Show promises to be bigger and better than last year and runs from 28th-30th September 2018.
Over 27,458 cocktails were drunk by over 12,000 people who attended the Barometer Bar Show in 2016.
The event was so successful, it was extended to 3 days in 2017, presenting more workshops, tastings, and interesting talks from industry experts, as well as a large scale bar crawl! The show saw 15,000 guests & an incredible 35,000 cocktails mixed and devoured over the course of the festival.
2016 saw Alex Cratena, Bek Narzi, Naren Young, Erik Lorincz, Spike Marchant, Kenji Jesse, Leonardo Leuci, Peter Copland, and Rob Allanson appearing, proving that Barometer is now in the list of must visit bar events.
2017's event took place at the Parkovy Convention and Exhibition Centre from 29th September - 1st October. Speakers included Phillip Duff, who spoke about the joy of bitter flavours, and Angus Winchester who discussed the business of bars.
Simone Caporale, Dean Callan, Tom Jones, Ali Reynolds, and Nico de Soto are took to the event to head up seminars and workshops.
Bars that appeared at the show included New York's Mace bar, Danico from Paris, Himkok from Oslo, BellBoy from Tel Aviv and Amsterdam's Door 74.
The Barometer is back again, between 28th-30th September 2018 with their focus of 'borders' taking centre stage as this year's topic.
Guests can expect to find another year packed with leading speakers, bar zones with an exciting collection of bars from around the world and extravagant cocktails.
For tickets, see Barometer Bar Show.