Brugal 1888 Nearly Neat Global Competition Your challenge is to build an exquisite and sophisticated Brugal 1888 cocktail within these parameters. Scores will be based not only on the quality of your submitted recipe, but will also consider your connection to the drink and the story you tell about its concept and execution. Ten finalists will be selected from these digital submissions to compete from April 1st-3rd in New York City. Two winners from that group of ten will be selected to compete in the global finals in Brugal’s home of the Dominican Republic this May. Deadline is enter is February 28, 2019.
2019 Espolòn Cocktail Fights Teams of two will face-off to determine which duo has the biggest imagination, the sharpest skills and the deepest camaraderie. The bartending team that brings their best will take home the coveted championship belts, win an all expense paid educational trip to the distillery in Mexico, and a chance to compete in the National Championship in November @ Portland Cocktail Week. Regional deadlines run from January 28-August 12, 2019.
Bartender Spirits Awards Judged by Bartenders, Bar Managers and Off-Premise Managers for The On-Premise Industry. This event will take place in San Francisco on May 19-20, 2019 and will become the first spirits competition within the United States judged entirely by top bartenders within the industry. Using the tagline “Judged by Bartenders, Bar Managers and Off-Premise Managers for the On-Premise Industry,” the Bartender Spirits Awards will recognize, encourage, promote and celebrate excellence in the U.S. drinks industry.