Winners of the first week “Confinement Bartender Contest”

Spirits Hunters launched a contest to help bartenders from all over the world during confinement, the “Confinement Bartender Contest”. Today we are proud to present the ten winners of the first week.

Each week we choose 10 winners, and we will present 2 per day on our website and ou social networks Instagram (@spiritshunters_mag), Facebook.

 

Day 5

We introduce today our 9th and 10th winners to close our first week of contest! We are happy to congratulate Stefano Baraldi from Italy, and Andrei Dovgal from Kazakhstan!

 

STEFANO BARALDI, Italy, OPERA RESTAURANT

Cocktail: Dry Vesper

60 ml London Dry Gin

20 ml Vodka

10 ml Dry Vermouth

Lemon peel

Method: Shaken not stirred!

 

ANDREI DOVGAL, Kazakhstan, SE7EN BAR CLUB 

Cocktail: Looking for a human

50 ml White Label Bourbon

25 ml Lemon fresh

25 ml Simple Sugar Syrup

30 ml Flanders Red Ale

30 ml Egg White

Shake >> Dry shake >> Double strain

 

Day 4

For our 7th and 8th winners of the first week we are happy to congratulate the bartenders PIERLUIGI COPPOLA  from Italy and MIRIAM ROMEO from Spain for their confinement cocktail tutos!

 

PIERLUIGI COPPOLA, Italy

Cocktail: Vaudeville Wine

15 ml lemon juice

25 ml sugar syrup

45 ml wine

25 ml cognac

Pinch of cinnamon and grated nutmeg

Technique: throwing

Garnish lemon twist and rosemary sprig

 

MIRIAM ROMEO, Spain, Cafeteria Ibiza 1941

Cocktail: Paloma at Home

1 1/2 OZ Tequila reposado

1 1/2 OZ grapefruit juice

1/2 oz agave syrup

3/4 oz lime juice

Top with tonic

Garnish : grapefruit and rosemary sprig

 

Day 3

We would like to congratulate the bartenders OLEG SVIRIDOV from Russia and ANDREY ZHYTNIUK from Ukraine for their confinement cocktail tutos!

 

OLEG SVIRIDOV, Russia, MAI TAI BAR

Cocktail: Lazzzy Godder

50 ml vodka

100 ml apple juice

2 tbs berry jam

Half of lemon

Method: stir

 

ANDREY ZHYTNIUK, Ukraine, BEARLOGA LOUNGE, 

Cocktail: Beet Plane

Ingredients:

50 ml – Irish whiskey

20 ml – Fresh lemon juice

30 ml – Aperol

30 ml – Homemade Beet Shrub

Method: Shake

Glass: Old Fashion

Garnish: Beet chip

 

Day 2

We would like to congratulate the bartenders Oleg Antonov from Russia and Alexander Nikitchenko from Kazakhstan for their confinement cocktail tutos!

 

Oleg Antonov, Russia, BRAUBAUER PUB / TRUE BARTENDERS

Cocktail: The Sound of Silence

50 ml vodka infused with lemon and orange zest

30 ml Dry vermouth pm tea

50 ml Spicy sunny Cordial

Stirred and not shaken

Top with 20 ml Israeli red wine

Garnish with local cream candy

 

 

Alexander Nikitchenko, Kazakhstan, SE7EN BAR

Cocktail: BRIGHT SPRING HIGHBALL

30 ml Bourbon

10 ml Birch Tree Syrup

Top with Citrus Soda

Method: build

Glass: old fashioned

 

 

Day 1

We want to congratulate bartenders, from the United States, Sother Teague, and from Spain Jaime Añón for their confinement cocktails tutos!

 

Sother Teague (United States – Amor y Amargo Bar)

Cocktail: Straight To The Dome

6 ounces dark rum

6 ounces apple cider

2 dash Degroff pimento bitters

2 tablespoons rum raisin iced cream

Nutmeg and pineapple wedge to garnish.

Shake the first 4 ingredients to emulsify. Pour over crushed ice into a vessel for two. Grate nutmeg on top and garnish with pineapple wedge and two sustainable straws.

 

Jaime Añón (Spain – Flair & Cocktails)

Cocktail: Spicy Bee

50ml gin

25ml lemon juice

30ml cinnamon syrup

75ml ginger, honey & mint flavoured ceylon Tea

 

CONGRATULATIONS again and thank you for participating! For any specific questions please contact marie@spiritshunters.com

 

We encourage all bartenders around the world to participate in our contest and to spread the word to their known bartenders. To read the contest rules and how to participate click here.

For any questions you can contact us via Instagram Direct @spiritshunters_mag.

 


 

With the support of the International Bartenders Association

The international bartender Association (IBA) is the world largest bartender association and the host of the official World Championship in Classic cocktails and Flair. The International Bartenders Association was founded on 24 February 1951 in the saloon of the Grand Hotel in Torquay, England, is an international organisation established in order to represent the best bartenders in the world.

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