Cocktail competition news

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Shakes & the City 2020: Reader's choice finalists revealed

We put the two remaining spaces in the finals to a vote, and it's time to announce the winners.

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Nicole Sykes wins 2020 Bacardi Legacy UK competition

The Satan's Whiskers bartender took the title with her Ladder cocktail and will compete in the global final in Miami in May.

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Diageo Reserve World Class competition opens for its 12th year

The company says this year’s competition will be ‘more future forward than ever’.

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Creating a classic: Speciality Drinks’ Whisky Cocktail Classic competition

Speciality Drinks’ Whisky Cocktail Classic challenges the country’s bartenders to get creative and dive deep into scotch in search of a superstar cocktail

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Angostura Global Cocktail Challenge 2020 finalists revealed

Simon Dacey, of London’s Trailer Happiness, will be representing the UK in the final

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Harvest time cocktail challenge - Heads + Tails

In part three of this autumnal cocktail challenge series, Imbibe visits Heads + Tails...

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Bacardi Legacy competition announces 2020 UK finalists

William Campbell-Rowntree, Matthew Galloway, Ed Belshaw, Alex Godfrey and Nicole Sykes embark on Cocktail Campaigns.

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Harvest time cocktail challenge - Galvin at Windows

To celebrate autumn, Imbibe calls on four bartenders to create some seasonal serves with an international twist

Podcasts

SipAdvisor: Listen to our first Imbibe podcast

SipAdvisor by Imbibe is our new monthly podcast and our first episode features all-star line-up: the Artesian’s Anna Sebastian; sommelier Jan Konetzki; beer writer Pete Brown; Club Soda’s Laura Willoughby, and ciderologist Gabe Cook.

SipAdvisor special: Natural wine podcast

Following the announcement earlier this year that ‘natural wine’ has been legally recognised in France as Vin méthode nature, our first  podcast special edition is entirely dedicated to the subject.

SipAdvisor: Episode 2

In the second episode of our podcast, we look at what re-opening might look like for the UK’s pubs bars and restaurants – including an interview with on-trade marketing legend Mark McCullough about the 100 Day Playbook, a muse on PPE for hospitality staff, all accompanied by a glass of English fizz for English Wine Week.

SipAdvisor: How to tackle no shows

SipAdvisor by Imbibe is our monthly podcast. In this third episode, we remember some of the venues that have had to close during the Covid-19 crisis before taking a closer look at the problem of no shows

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Angostura Global Cocktail Challenge 2020 finalists revealed

Simon Dacey, of London’s Trailer Happiness, will be representing the UK in the final

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Harvest time cocktail challenge - Heads + Tails

In part three of this autumnal cocktail challenge series, Imbibe visits Heads + Tails...

News |  People & Places

Bacardi Legacy competition announces 2020 UK finalists

William Campbell-Rowntree, Matthew Galloway, Ed Belshaw, Alex Godfrey and Nicole Sykes embark on Cocktail Campaigns.

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Harvest time cocktail challenge - Galvin at Windows

To celebrate autumn, Imbibe calls on four bartenders to create some seasonal serves with an international twist

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A bartender's guide to smashing global cocktail competitions

From the perfect serve, to presentation and enjoying the moment.

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The top trends from Diageo World Class 2019

From fermentation and clarification, to carbonation and going savoury, here are the trends from this year's competition.

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Singapore's Bannie Kang crowned World Class 2019 champion

Bannie Kang of Singapore won the coveted title of World Class 2019 champion last night in Glasgow.

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Aqua Shard’s Alexandra Ulijaszek-Scott named Funkin Innovation Champion 2019

Funkin Innovation Championship competitors were tasked with creating a 90s-inspired cocktail.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

A bartender's guide to smashing global cocktail competitions

From the perfect serve, to presentation and enjoying the moment.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

The top trends from Diageo World Class 2019

From fermentation and clarification, to carbonation and going savoury, here are the trends from this year's competition.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Singapore's Bannie Kang crowned World Class 2019 champion

Bannie Kang of Singapore won the coveted title of World Class 2019 champion last night in Glasgow.

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Aqua Shard’s Alexandra Ulijaszek-Scott named Funkin Innovation Champion 2019

Funkin Innovation Championship competitors were tasked with creating a 90s-inspired cocktail.