Enter The Coco Lopez And El Dorado Cocktail Challenge

A £1,000 cash prize is up for grabs for the winner of this year’s Coco Lopez & El Dorado Cocktail Challenge, in association with Hamilton Beach , to be staged at The Liar’s Club in Manchester on Tuesday, March 18 from 3pm, on the first day of the Northern Restaurant & Bar Show. Bartenders andContinue reading “Enter The Coco Lopez And El Dorado Cocktail Challenge”

Auchentoshan Switch Winner Announced

LONDON. 2nd OCTOBER 2013: Aidan Bowie from The Blythswood Square Hotel in Glasgow, battled it out against 11 of the most talented and creative bartenders on the continent to become the European winner of the Auchentoshan Switch – the transatlantic mixology competition like no other. Aidan’s prize will be to “switch” continents with the NorthContinue reading “Auchentoshan Switch Winner Announced”

Homegrown Talent Wins Olmeca’s Tahona Society Cocktail Competition

Mexican bartender Jose Luis Leon was crowned the winner of the fourth Tahona Society Cocktail Competition last Friday (27th September), winning a once-in-a-lifetime trip to the USA to work alongside the US bartending legend, Charles Joly, at the Aviary in Chicago. The grand final took place on the rooftop bar of the Demetria hotel inContinue reading “Homegrown Talent Wins Olmeca’s Tahona Society Cocktail Competition”

Bénédictine Crowns Manchester’s Cocktail Champion

Bénédictine Liqueur has crowned Tom Higham and Amir Javaid as joint winners of the Northern heat of its 2013 Cocktail Challenge in the closest heat of the competition so far. Tom, from The Liquorists, and Amir, from Room Manchester, both fought off stiff competition from the other skilled entrants in the third heat of the challengeContinue reading “Bénédictine Crowns Manchester’s Cocktail Champion”

Inaugural Wild Turkey Bourbon UK Cocktail Champion 2013

Gruppo Campari’s Wild Turkey Bourbon has announced the winner of it’s first UK Cocktail Competition held at the The Liquorists HQ in Manchester. Henry Yates of Boilermaker in Nottingham clinched the top prize after competing with 10 of the best bartenders from across the UK in an exciting and heated battle to be crowned WildContinue reading “Inaugural Wild Turkey Bourbon UK Cocktail Champion 2013”

Olmeca Announces The UK Winner Of The Tahona Society Cocktail Competition

Bartenders from across the UK paid tribute to the late bartending legend and Tahona Society co-founder, Henry Besant, at the UK final of the Tahona Society Cocktail Competition last week, with Chris Mosey of Hula Bar in Manchester walking away with the honours for his ‘Olmeca you a Boss Martini’ cocktail. Mosey will represent theContinue reading “Olmeca Announces The UK Winner Of The Tahona Society Cocktail Competition”