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Asia’s 50 Best Bars 2020 were announced on the evening of Thursday 14 May 2020 in a digital countdown on The World’s 50 Best Bars Facebook page with Jigger & Pony in Singapore taking out first place. Asia’s 50 Best Bars 2020: Jigger & Pony, Singapore – Photo Supplied The Old Man in Hong Kong
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Tales of the Cocktail Foundation has announced the Top 10 Nominees for the Spirited Awards 2020. Top 10 Nominees for the Spirited Awards 2020 Australia was well represented with Maybe Sammy in Sydney nominated for Best International Bar Team, International Bartender of the Year and Best International Cocktail Bar. Other Australian nominations include Best International
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How to Support Bars during COVID-19, Wild Turkey’s New Master’s Keep Cornerstone Rye, Bar Trigona, Shaken Not Broken and more in this week’s industry news. Riberry Gimlet by Isabel Bondi / Isabel at Home – Photo © Cocktails & Bars How to Support Bars During COVID-19 With the outbreak of the coronavirus resulting in the
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Tales of the Cocktail Foundation has released the Spirited Awards Regional Top 10 Honorees 2020 divided into regions in the United States (East, Central and West) and Internationally (Europe, Middle East & Africa, Asia Pacific, The Americas (Latin America, the Caribbean and Canada). Here is the full list of the Spirited Awards Regional Top 10
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Est. 2015 Master Distiller Alan Winchester in Sydney, Bacardi Legacy Global postponed, distillery visitor centres closed, new Black Tot Rum Global Ambassador and a lot more in this week’s industry news. Adam Dow’s Cocktail for Bacardi Legacy Global – Photo Supplied Distillery Visitor Centres Closed In light of the Coronavirus outbreak, several distilleries around the
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Est. 2015 The results of the inaugural Australian International Spirits Competition (AUISC) 2020 have just been released with a total of 181 medals awarded, comprised of 16 Judges’ Choice Medals, 58 Gold Medals, 97 Silver Medals and 10 Bronze Medals. AUISC Medal Winners 2020 – Photo Supplied The AUISC introduces an international level of scoring
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Est. 2015 The Australian International Spirits Competition (AUISC) is a new spirits competition that invites Australian and international spirit brands to be judged on a world scale. The competition introduces an international level of scoring with predominantly Australian judges in order to assess Australians’ taste in spirits. AUISC Judging Panel – Photo Credit: Ken Bromfield
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Est. 2015 ecoSPIRITS, Overeem Whisky, Australian International Spirits Competition, Shady Pines Saloon, ‘Looking Back’ Series and more in this week’s bar/spirited news & recommended reads. L-R: Mark Sawford, Casey Overeem, Jane Sawford – Photo Supplied Australian International Spirits Competition 2020 Australia has a brand new spirits competition. The Australian International Spirits Competition (AUISC) sets an
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Corinne Mossati Corinne Mossati has been writing about bars, spirits and the food scene for over 10 years. After she founded Gourmantic in 2009, she launched Cocktails & Bars in 2015, a website dedicated to cocktail culture. She has been named Australian Bartender Magazine’s Top 100 Most Influential List since 2013, has judged over 30
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Est. 2015 Time Out has released the nominees for the Time Out Sydney Bar Awards 2020 running for the 12th consecutive year. Maybe Sammy New Frontier Cocktail – Photo Credit: Daniele Massacci The Time Out Sydney Bar Awards honour new bars, old favourites, pubs, neighbourhood watering holes, wine bars, underground drinking dens and experimental cocktail
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Est. 2015 Widges Gin, Matthew McConaughey in Australia, Bacardi Legacy Three Most Promising, ‘World’s First’ AI Gin, Mr Black Single Origin Colombia, Time Out Bar Awards and more in this week’s bar/spirited news & recommended reads. Matthew McConaughey – Photo Supplied Widges Gin Jason Williams, Creative Director of Proof & Company visited Sydney to launch
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Corinne Mossati Corinne Mossati has been writing about bars, spirits and the food scene for over 10 years. After she founded Gourmantic in 2009, she launched Cocktails & Bars in 2015, a website dedicated to cocktail culture. She has been named Australian Bartender Magazine’s Top 100 Most Influential List since 2013, has judged over 30
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