Irish Craft Cocktail Awards 2019 Winners Announced

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Fourteen Categories Recognised at the 2019 Irish Craft Cocktail Awards

The 2019 Irish Craft Cocktail Awards (ICCA) ceremony took place at The Well in Dublin on Sunday 1st December. Following both public and industry-only voting phases, awards were duly handed out to fourteen categories, recognising the excellence of venues and individuals within the Irish cocktail industry.

BarLifeUK were not in attendance and so cannot report how the night passed, although the fact it took a full 24 hours for the results to appear on ICCA social media probably indicates the ceremony was a hell of a party. Congratulations to all of the winners and runners-up, and to the ICCA organisers for another successful event.

The 2019 Irish Craft Cocktail Awards Winners and Runners-Up

Best Cocktail Bar Dublin
Winner: Bar 1661
2nd Place: The Sitting Room at Delahunt
3rd Place: The Vintage Cocktail Club
Best Cocktail Bar Leinster
Winner: Americana at The Devlin
2nd Place: Stella Cocktail Club
3rd Place: The Dylan Whiskey Bar
Best Cocktail Bar Ulster
Winner: Liquorxxx
2nd Place:The Cocktail Bar at The Merchant Hotel
3rd Place: Love and Death
Best Cocktail Bar Munster
Winner: Cask
2nd Place:The Tack Room
3rd Place: Impala
Best Cocktail Bar Connacht
Winner: The Blind Tiger
2nd Place: Tribeton
3rd Place: An Pucán
Best Bar Team
Winner: Bar 1661
2nd Place: Cask
3rd Place: r.i.o.t
Outstanding Cocktail Menu
Winner: Cask
2nd Place: Bar 1661
3rd Place: Americana Bar
Best New Cocktail Bar
Winner: Bar 1661
2nd Place: Americana Bar
3rd Place: The Virgin Mary
Best Restaurant Cocktail Bar
Winner: The Sitting Room at Delahunt
2nd Place: Balfes
3rd Place: The Blind Pig
Best Hotel Cocktail Bar
Winner: Americana Bar
2nd Place: Balfes
3rd Place: The Sidecar Bar
Best Brand Representative
Winner: Lisa Doyle, Quintessential Brands
2nd Place: Alan Mulvihill, Roe & Co.
3rd Place: Ciaran Shannon, The Boatyard Distillery & Paul Touhy, Moet Hennessey
Best Cocktail Bartender
Winner: Gillian Boyle
2nd Place: Anne Gilhooley
3rd Place: Martin Holec
ICCA Industry Legend 2019
Oisin Davis
Best Overall Cocktail Bar
Winner: Bar 1661

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