The Monin & Plantation Rum Punch Pong League Returns

The Underground Punch Pong League (UPPL) is back for 2014, and Monin and Plantation Rum have joined forces to sponsor the Black Pearl Tour.

Last year, 96 bars from around the UK competed in the UPPL, which makes it one of the most widely supported comps in the industry.

The Black Pearl Tour and will be visiting 10 cities around the UK, with the final to be held at Covent Garden Cocktail Club during London Cocktail Week.

This year, the Black Pearl Tour will be combined with Monin’s 2014 Cocktail Cup regional heats, with the UPPL matches taking place after the cocktail comp. To enter a team in the Black Pearl Tour, you will also need to submit an entry into the Monin Cocktail Cup.

Register your team

Further information on both the Black Pear Tour and Monin Cocktail Cup can be found at:, where you can also register your entry.

Tour dates:

  • Cardiff – Monday 9 June – Tiger Tiger
  • Bristol – Tuesday 10 June – Big Chill
  • Nottingham – Monday 23 June – Boilermaker
  • Birmingham – Tuesday 24 June – Island Bar
  • Manchester – Tuesday 8 July – Luck, Lust Liquor & Burn
  • Liverpool – Wednesday 9 July – Salt Dog Slims
  • Leeds – Wednesday 16 July – Jake’s Bar & Grill
  • Glasgow – Tuesday 22 July – Blue Dog
  • Belfast – Wednesday 23 July – Love & Death
  • London – Tuesday 29 July – London Cocktail Club – Oxford Circus

The winning team will receive a Punch Pong kit, including stock from Monin and Plantation Rum as well as dinner and cocktails in London.