Competitions

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Glassology by Libbey Design Contest

In its third edition, Glassology by Libbey will challenge bartenders around the world to design the next iconic glass.

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Highballer of the Year competition

Bartenders from across the UK, the Netherlands, the Nordics, Germany, Ireland and Poland are challenged to create a highball recipe followed by a unique

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Beluga Signature Bartender Program

Beluga Vodka launches the fifth edition of its on-trade educational programme, encompassing an educational element and cocktail competition across seven

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Gabriel Boudier Wizard Award

Following regional heats in the UK which lead to a final held at the home of Gabriel Boudier in Dijon, France, the triumphant Wizard of the 2019 Gabriel

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The Vero Bartender

The Vero Bartender – The Global Talent came to an exciting conclusion, bringing together 12 finalists from around the world to Milan on 19 November 2019.

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Italicus Art of Aperitivo Challenge 2019

The global final of the second Italicus Art of Apertivo challenge touched down in Spain on 4 November 2019. Hosted by the fabulous Italicus ambassador

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Tennessee Calling

Team White Rabbit and Red Dog Saloon went head-to-head with their respective Jack Daniel's signature serves over a two night contest during London Cocktail

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Martini Racing Ciclismo

45 bartenders cycled from Florence to arrive three days later, in time for lunchtime aperitivos, at the Roma Bar Show.

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UKBG National Cocktail Competition

Hosted at London bar, Kwãnt, eleven competitors went head to head with their rediscovered classics for first place in the UKBG National Cocktail Competition

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Nordic Spirits Awards

The inaugural Nordic Spirits Awards 2020 seeks to recognise and celebrate the international craft spirits sector.

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UKBG Bramble Competition

In partnership with Plymouth Gin and Pernod Ricard, United Kingdom Bartenders Guild (UKBG) have launched their Bramble Competition and are in search of

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Havana Club Bar Entrepreneur Awards

Due to Covid-19 the Awards have been postponed. More information will be posted here in the near future.

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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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1800 Visionaries Cocktail Competition

The third instalment of 1800 Visionaries saw six finalists compete in London for a £2,000 grand prize...

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World Class GB Competition

Now a global competition, World Class originated in the UK in 2009. It remains one of the few ‘bartender’ competitions as opposed to cocktail competitions

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Giffard West Cup

organised by Giffard, the French liqueur and syrups producer, Giffard West Cup is one of the longest established and foremost international bartending

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Peter F Heering A/S

The history of Peter F Heering, the company behind Cherry Heering liqueur, dates back nearly 200 years. 1806 Peter Fredrik Suhm Heering (1792-1875) get

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The Tahona Society Collective Spirit Competition

$50,000 prize fund and a trip to Mexico up for grabs.

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Havana Club Grand Prix

Now in its 12th year, this bi-annual competition is one of revered international cocktail competitions and a trip to Cuba is just one aspect of what is

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Beefeater MIXLDN

Beefeater MIXLDN is a global bartending competition with competitors drawn from national finals in 31 different countries competing in the annual final