A few great cocktails - with even better garnishes- from the WSWA Wholesaler Iron Mixologist cocktail competition.
Bartenders, how'd you like to win a free trip to New York to compete in the Mixing Star competition during the Manhattan Cocktail Classic, with a grand prize of a trip to Tales of the Cocktail in New Orleans if you win?
Jessi "Mess" Lorraine of Reed & Greenough took home the prize for the first Papa's Pilar rum Pilar Cocktail Showdown, held at Woodbury in San Francisco. The competition was interesting in that not only did bartenders have 60 seconds to grab their ingredients in each round of competition, but after...
Last night I helped judge the Bombay Sapphire Most Imaginative Bartender competition for San Francisco. The winner, who was Brian Means of Dirty Habit, will go on to the national finals in Las Vegas.
Common techniques and ingredients chosen by bartenders in an international competition, despite their diverse backgrounds and locations.
The winning cocktail for the Bombay Sapphire Most Imaginative Bartender competition contained homemade paper syrup meant to reference the government bank notes that were once printed at a mill that is the future home of the gin distillery.
Last week at the bar 67 Orange in Harlem, New York, I helped judge Cognac D'USSE's annual Culture Cocktails competition. The contest pulled six competitors from local Harlem bars and they, friends and neighbors packed into this tiny cocktail bar for the competition. And I do mean packed - the...