Tales of the Cocktail: 10th Spirited Awards' 2016 winners

    Tales of the Cocktail: 10th Spirited Awards' 2016 winners

    It's that time of the year: Tales of the Cocktail in New Orleans. The epicenter of the bar world during 1 week with more than 15 000 bartenders this year. Many events are happening: tastings, conferences, parties and of course the Spirited Awards

    The winners have been announced and the great winner this year is the Connaught Bar at the Connaught Hotel in London.

    Clearly New York City and London are still the bar capitals but we see many cities rising up: Tokyo, Portland, San Francisco, Miami... 

    The full awards' list is below:
    Bartender of the Year: Hidetsugu Ueno for Bar High Five in Tokyo
    Best American Bartender of the Year: Jeff Morgen from Clyde Common in Portland
    Best American Cocktail Bar: Smuggler's Cove in San Francisco
    Best International Cocktail Bar: Happiness Forgets in London
    Best Bar Mentor: Angus Winchester from Barmetrix
    World's Best Spirits Selection: Tommy's in San Francisco
    Best New Spirit or Cocktail Ingredient: Plantation Rum
    Best International Bar Team: The Savoy in London
    Best American Bar Team: ABV in San Francisco
    Best American High Volume Cocktail Bar: Herbs & Rye in Las Vegas
    Best International High Volume Cocktail Bar: Callooh Callay in London
    Best International Hotel Bar: The Connaught Bar in London
    Best American Hotel Bar: The Elephant Bar at the NoMad Hotel in New York City
    Best New American Cocktail Bar: Sweet Liberty in Miami
    Best New International Cocktail Bar: Oriole in London
    Best New Spirits Book: "Divided Spirits" by Sarah Bowen
    Best Cocktail and Spirits Publication: The Cocktail Lovers
    Best New Cocktail and Bartending Book: The Dead Rabbit 
    Best Cocktail and Spirits Writer: Jeffrey Morgenthaler from Clyde Common and Pepe Le Moko in Portland
    World's Best Cocktail Menu: Dandelyan in London
    Best International Restaurant Bar: Hawksmoor Spitalfields in London
    Best American Restaurant Bar: Saxon and Parole in New York City
    Best International Brand Ambassador: Max Warner for Chivas
    Best American Brand Ambassador: Colin Appiah 

    Congrats to all the winners and participants for this 10th edition of the Spirited Awards! Many bars for you to visit during your travels, enjoy and do not hesitate to write your tips on each bar page on the site.
    Special thanks to the Tales of the Cocktail team for their organization and dedication to support the bar scene all over the world.

    Article created on 24/07/2016

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