Spirited Nominees for TOTC

The bar, bartender and brand ambassador finalists in the annual Tales of the Cocktail Spirited Awards are in:

Best American Cocktail Bar
The Clover Club, Brooklyn, N.Y.
Death & Co., New York City
Rickhouse, San Francisco
The Varnish, Los Angeles
 
World’s Best Hotel Bar
Artesian Bar at the Langham, London
The Bar at The Connaught Hotel, London
Florida Room at The Delano, Florida
Hemingway Bar at The Ritz, Paris

Best American Brand Ambassador
Charlotte Voisey, Hendrick’s Gin
Jacques Bezuidenhout, Partida
Jamie Gordon, Absolut
Tal Nadari, Bols
 
World’s Best Drinks Selection
Artesian Bar at The Langham Hotel, London
Bar Lebensstern in Café Einstein, Berlin
Macao Trading Co, New York City
Widder Bar, Zurich      
 
American Bartender of the Year

Eric Alperin, The Varnish, Los Angeles
Kenta Goto, Pegu Club, New York City
Murray Stenson, Zig Zag, Seattle
Sam Ross, Milk & Honey, New York City
 
World’s Best Cocktail Menu
Death & Co., New York City
The Lonsdale, London
Mayahuel, New York City
Rickhouse, San Francisco
 
International Bartender of the Year
Agostino Perrone, The Connaught Hotel, London
Brian Miller, Death & Co, New York City
Salvatore Calabrese, London
Sam Ross, Milk & Honey, New York City     
 
World’s Best New Cocktail Bar
Cure, New Orleans
Dutch Kills, New York City
Mayahuel, New York City
Rickhouse, San Francisco
 
World’s Best Cocktail Bar
69 Colebrooke Row, London
The Cocktail Bar at The Merchant Hotel, Belfast
Death & Co., New York City
Quo Vadis, London

Best International Brand Ambassador
Angus Winchester, Tanqueray
Dan Warner, Beefeater
Jacob Briars, 42BELOW
John Gakuru, Sagatiba
 
Best Bar Mentor
Dale DeGroff
Robert Hess
Sasha Petraske
Tony Abou-Ganim
 
Helen David Lifetime Achievement Award
Brian Rea
Gary Regan
Murray Stenson
Tony Abou-Ganim
 

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