Want to get bartenders excited? Tell them they can enter a competition to win hospitality tickets to a Rolling Stones gig and Dan Aykroyd will be judging.
Amsterdam is home of bikes, tuleps and people craving pickled gerkins dipped in peanut butter, however once a year it is also home to some of the best bartenders from across the world.
The second spot on the plane to Ibiza for the final and the chance to win £4,500 was up for grabs for the South of England’s best bartenders.
After regional heats in Scotland, the north and the south, three Flor de Caña competition winners traveled to the company’s impressive, expansive headquarters in Nicaragua for the UK final. Read on for the results.
On May 15th, Miles Kane (former co-frontman of The Last Shadow Puppets and The Rascals) will be playing The Zanzibar in Liverpool.
Two months ago Diageo launched an innovative competition for bartenders to design a new spirit to join their Reserve Brands portfolio, 4 finalists have been announced and 19 others are vying for the final place.
Enter a Rolling Stones inspired Crystal Head Vodka cocktail and you could be presenting your drink to Mr Dan Aykroyd and winning £2,000 worth of Rolling Stones gig tickets.
One of the highest quality cocktail competition finals we’ve seen produces a winner to take on the world in Venezuela.
The UK’s Rusty Cerven will be competing against semi-finalists picked from 66 countries to become Bols Bartending World Champion 2013.
One of 2012’s most fiercely contested and fun competitions the El Dorado Swizzle Competition is back, with the first prize a trip to Guyana.
The standard at each of the Diplomatico World Tournament (DWT) heats has been pretty stellar, which probably has something to do with the ultimate prize of $5000 and a trip to Venezuela.
The G’Vine Gin Connoisseurs Program (GCP) Finals in Cognac is one of the toughest competition finals in the world and fittingly the heats to get there are no walk in park either.
The Centinela Cocktail Cup will see three heats across the UK with the winner of each heat getting a trip to Mexico for the UK final.
The first of 5 heats for the incredibly popular Gin Mare Mediterranean Inspirations competition took place this week at Covent Garden Cocktail Club.
We went North, we drank rum and two bartenders conquered. It must have been the Diplomatico World Tournament Northern Heat.
Two more competitors for the Diplomatico UK finals were chosen in the second London Heat, and eleven others got very very drunk on delicious rum cocktails, so it seems that everyone is a winner! (Sort of.)
This week saw Bramble host the first heat of the Diplomatico World Tournament Competition with 14 bartenders from across Scotland fighting it out.
Fed up of this cold weather? Check out what you could be doing in a few months in Ibiza with this video of last years festivities…… I mean competition.
Diageo has announced “Show Your Spirit by World Class”, a competition in Western Europe to co-create a new spirit for the company’s Reserve portfolio.
The 2013 G’Vine Gin Connoisseur Program (GCP) is looking for two UK representatives to take on the world in Cognac.
The first burst of regional heats for World Class 2013 have taken place, and the results are in…
Win yourself and your Disaronno cocktail a starring role at the Venice International Film Festival
This week Diageo’s World Class programme gives UK bartenders a second chance to enter one of the world’s biggest cocktail competitions.
Last night 100s of bartenders descend on London to see who will represent the UK at this year’s Global Bacardi Legacy Final.
The winner of each of the Gin Mare Mediterranean Inspiration heats will be heading to Ibiza for the UK Final and then the chance to win £4.5K.
Was it a world first? Were we part of history in the making? We’re not entirely sure, but the drinks were great at the Mandarine Napoleon Barrel Aged Cocktail Competition.
A packed out Mayor of Scaredy Cat Town recently saw the final heat of the Flor de Cana Grand 7 Florito Cocktail Competition.
Find out who the finalists in the last UK heat of the Flor de Cana competition are and how you can come and support them whilst enjoying some Flor de Cana drinks this Thursday.
A once-in-a-lifetime South American odyssey & huge cheque await the winner of this epic comp
In a unique and original competition twist Mandarine Napoleon have invited selected bars to produce a barrel aged cocktail.
The Bacardi Legacy Cocktail Competition UK final takes place on February 7th. We spend some time with Bacardi’s Three Most Promising and talk turkey.
Bristol’s William Humphery competes against 26 other bartenders in Monin’s international cup final
Fancy winning a trip around the world, visiting four cocktail cities of your choice over eight days?
The second heat of the Flor de Cana cocktail competition recently took place at The Voodoo Rooms in Edinburgh.
Each year the Glenfiddich Malt Mastermind competition scours the UK to find the most knowledgeable and skilful bartender when it comes to Malt Whisky.
Last week saw the first of three heats for the Flor de Cana Grand 7 Florito competition take place at Keko Moku in Manchester.
Even Hurricane Sandy can’t keep Richard Tring off the winner’s podium.
This is the first time Luxardo have brought their Masters of Maraschino competition to Scotland, but the nation’s bartenders immediately embraced it.
Geordie’s bag £500 cash prize and North of the Border bragging rights in Great Brugal Rumble Northern Heat
BarLifeUK have long been of the opinion that you are destined for a good night when you walk into a bar that uses Jack Daniel’s barrels for tables