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The "Spirited Awards" are the global awards presented at [[Tales of the Cocktail]] each year to celebrate the bars, bartenders, authors, and individuals who have made a significant contribution to the industry.
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The "Spirited Awards"® are the global awards presented at [[Tales of the Cocktail]] each year to celebrate the bars, bartenders, authors, and individuals who have made a significant contribution to the industry.
  
==The 2018 Awards==
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==2018 Award Winners==
 
World’s Best Bar
 
World’s Best Bar
 
*[[The American Bar]] at The Savoy – London
 
*[[The American Bar]] at The Savoy – London
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*[[Sweet Liberty]] – Miami, FL
 
*[[Sweet Liberty]] – Miami, FL
  
==The 2017 Awards==
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==2017 Award Winners==
  
 
===American Categories===
 
===American Categories===
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World’s Best Cocktail Bar
 
World’s Best Cocktail Bar
 
*[[Dandelyan]]
 
*[[Dandelyan]]
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==2016 Award Winners==
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===American Categories===
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Best American Bar Team
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*ABV, San Francisco
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Best American Brand Ambassador
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*[[Colin Asare-Appiah]], Bacardi
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Best American High Volume Cocktail Bar
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*[[Herbs & Rye]], Las Vegas
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Best American Restaurant Bar
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*[[Saxon + Parole]], New York
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American Bartender of the Year
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*[[Jeffrey Morgenthaler]] of [[Clyde Common]], Portland
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Best American Cocktail Bar
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*[[Smuggler’s Cove]], San Francisco
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Best American Hotel Bar
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*[[The Elephant Bar]] at The NoMad, New York
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Best New American Cocktail Bar
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*[[Sweet Liberty]], Miami Beach
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===International Categories===
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Best International Bar Team
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*[[The American Bar]] at the Savoy, London
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Best International Brand Ambassador
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*[[Max Warner]], Chivas Regal
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Best International High Volume Cocktail Bar
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*[[Callooh Callay]], London
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Best International Restaurant Bar
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*[[Hawksmoor Spitalfields]], London
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International Bartender of the Year
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*[[Hidetsugu Ueno]] of [[Bar High Five]], Tokyo
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Best International Cocktail Bar
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*[[Happiness Forgets]], London
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Best International Hotel Bar
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*[[The Connaught Bar]] at The Connaught, London
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Best New International Cocktail Bar
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*[[Oriole]], London
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===Writing Categories===
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Best Cocktail & Spirits Publication
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*[[Cocktail Lovers]]
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Best New Cocktail & Bartending Book
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*[[The Dead Rabbit Drinks Manual]]: Secret Recipes and Barroom Tales from Two Belfast Boys Who Conquered the Cocktail World by [[Sean Muldoon]], [[Jack McGarry]] and [[Ben Schaffer]]
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Best Cocktail & Spirits Writer
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*[[Jeffrey Morgenthaler]]
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Best New Spirits Book
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*[[Divided Spirits]] - Tequila, Mezcal, and the Politics of Production by [[Sarah Bowen]]
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===Global Categories===
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Best Bar Mentor
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*[[Angus Winchester]]
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World’s Best Cocktail Menu
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*[[Dandelyan]], London
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World’s Best Cocktail Bar
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*[[The Connaught Bar]] at the Connaught, London
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Best New Spirit or Cocktail Ingredient
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*[[Stiggins’ Fancy Plantation Pineapple]]
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World’s Best Spirits Selection
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*[[Tommy’s]], San Francisco
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Lifetime Achievement Award
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*[[Sasha Petraske]]
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==2015 Award Winners==
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===American Categories===
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Best American Bar Team
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*[[Employees Only]] (New York)
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American Bartender of the Year
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*[[Ivy Mix]] (New York)
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Best American Brand Ambassador
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*[[Brooke Arthur]] ([[House Spirits]])
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Best American Cocktail Bar
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*[[Williams & Graham]] (Denver)
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Best American High Volume Cocktail Bar
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*[[Employees Only]] (New York)
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Best American Hotel Bar
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*[[The Broken Shaker]] (Miami Beach)
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Best American Restaurant Bar
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*[[Eastern Standard Kitchen & Drinks]] (Boston)
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Best New American Cocktail Bar
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*[[ABV]] (San Francisco)
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===International Categories===
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Best International Bar Team
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*[[28 Hong Kong Street]] (Singapore)
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International Bartender of the Year
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*[[Ryan Chetiyawardana]] (London)
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Best International Brand Ambassador
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*[[Claire Smith-Warner]] ([[Belvedere Vodka]])
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Best International Cocktail Bar
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*[[Artesian]] (London)
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Best International High Volume Cocktail Bar
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*[[The Black Pearl]] & The Attic (Melbourne)
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Best International Hotel Bar
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*[[Beaufort Bar]], The Savoy (London)
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Best International Restaurant Bar
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*[[Blind Pig]] at Social Eating House (London)
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Best New International Cocktail Bar
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*[[Dandelyan]] (London)
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===Writing Categories===
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Best Cocktail & Spirits Publication
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*PUNCH
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Best Cocktail & Spirits Writer
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*[[Dave Broom]]
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Best New Cocktail/Bartending Book
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*[[Liquid Intelligence]]: The Art and Science of the Perfect Cocktail by Dave Arnold
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Best New Spirits Book
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*[[Whisky: The Manual]] by [[Dave Broom]]
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===Overall Categories===
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Best Bar Mentor
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*[[Jim Meehan]] (Portland)
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Best New Spirit or Cocktail Ingredient
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*[[Amaro di Angostura]]
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World’s Best Cocktail Menu
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*[[The Dead Rabbit]] (New York)
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World’s Best Spirits Selection
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*[[Canon]] (Seattle)
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World’s Best Bar
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*[[The Dead Rabbit]] (New York)
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===Special Recognitions===
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Lifetime Achievement Award
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*[[Jonathan Downey]]
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Sam Guarino Citation
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*[[Steve Mannan]]
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==2014 Award Winners==
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===American Categories===
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American Bartender of the Year
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*[[Sean Kenyon]], Denver
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Best American Bar Team
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*[[Trick Dog]], San Francisco
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Best American Brand Ambassador
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*[[Neyah White]], Suntory Japanese Whiskies
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Best American Cocktail Bar
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*[[The Dead Rabbit]], New York
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Best American High Volume Cocktail Bar
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*[[Polite Provisions]], San Diego
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Best American Hotel Bar
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*[[Clyde Common]], Portland
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Best American Restaurant Bar
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*[[The NoMad Bar]], New York
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Best New American Cocktail Bar
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*[[Three Dots and A Dash]], Chicago
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===International Categories===
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International Bartender of the Year
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*[[Simone Caporale]], London
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Best International Bar Team
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*[[The Artesian at the Langham]], London
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Best International Brand Ambassador
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*[[Giuseppe Gallo]], Martini
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Best International Cocktail Bar
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*[[28 Hong Kong Street]], Singapore
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Best International High Volume Cocktail Bar
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*[[Schumann’s Bar]], Munich
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Best International Hotel Bar
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*[[Artesian at the Langham]], London
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Best International Restaurant Bar
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*[[The Bon Vivant]], Edinburgh
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Best New International Cocktail Bar
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*[[White Lyan]], London
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===Writing Categories===
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Best Cocktail & Spirits Publication
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*[[Imbibe Magazine]], United States
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Best Cocktail & Spirits Writer
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*[[Paul Clarke]], United States
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Best New Cocktail/Bartending Book
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*[[Beachbum Berry’s Potions of the Caribbean]] by [[Jeff Berry]]
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===Global Categories===
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Best Bar Mentor
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*[[Dushan Zaric]]
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Best New Product
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*[[Del Maguey]] Ibérico mezcal
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World’s Best Cocktail Menu
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*[[The Aviary]], Chicago
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World’s Best Drinks Selection
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*[[The Dead Rabbit]], New York
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World’s Best Cocktail Bar
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*[[The Artesian at the Langham]], London
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Helen David Lifetime Achievement Award
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*[[Julio Bermejo]], San Francisco
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==2013 Award Winners==
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American Bartender of the Year
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*[[Charles Joly]], [[The Aviary]], Chicago, Illinois
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International Bartender of the Year
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*[[Jack McGarry]], [[The Dead Rabbit]], New York, New York
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Best American Brand Ambassador
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*[[Todd Richman]], Sidney Frank Portfolio
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Best International Brand Ambassador
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*[[Jacob Briars]], Bacardi Portfolio
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Best Bar Mentor
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*[[Julie Reiner]], Brooklyn, New York
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Best American Cocktail Bar
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*[[Clover Club]], Brooklyn, New York
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World’s Best Cocktail Bar
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*[[Drink, Boston]], Massachusetts
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World’s Best Cocktail Menu
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*[[The Dead Rabbit]], New York, New York
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World’s Best Drink Selection
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*[[canon]]: whiskey and bitters emporium, Seattle, Washington
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World’s Best Hotel Bar
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*[[The NoMad Hotel]], New York, New York
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Best High Volume Cocktail Bar
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*[[Clover Club]], Brooklyn, New York
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World’s Best New Cocktail Bar
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*[[The Dead Rabbit]], New York, New York
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Best New Product
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*[[Fords Gin]]
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Best Restaurant Bar
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*[[Saxon + Parole]] Restaurant, New York, New York
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Best Cocktail Writing – Author
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*[[Gary Regan]]
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Best Cocktail Writing – Publication
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*[[DiffordsGuide.com]]
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Best New Book (Cocktail/Bartending)
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*[[Drinks]] by Tony Conigliaro
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The Helen David Lifetime Achievement Award
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*[[Salvatore Calabrese]]
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==2012 Award Winners==
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American Bartender of the Year
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*[[Joaquin Simo]] of New York, New York
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Best American Brand Ambassador
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*[[Jim Ryan]] of New York, New York
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Best American Cocktail Bar
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*[[The Varnish]] of Los Angeles, California
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Best Bar Mentor
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*[[Steve Olson]] of New York, New York
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Best Cocktail Writing – Author
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*[[Dave Wondrich]] of New York, New York for his writing on [[Liquor.com]]
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Best Cocktail Writing – Non Book
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*[[Liquor.com]]
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Best High Volume Cocktail Bar
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*[[Eastern Standard of Boston]], Massachusetts
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Best International Brand Ambassador
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*[[Angus Winchester]] of London, United Kingdom
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Best New Cocktail/Bartending Book
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*[[PDT Cocktail Book]] by [[Jim Meehan]] & [[Chris Gall]]
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Best New Product
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*[[Cognac Pierre Ferrand 1840]] Formula of Bonbonnet, France
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Best Restaurant Bar
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*[[Slanted Door]] of San Francisco, California
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Helen David Lifetime Achievement Award
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*[[Gary Regan]]
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International Bartender of the Year
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*[[Alex Kratena]] of London, United Kingdom
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World’s Best Cocktail Bar
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*[[The Connaught Bar]] of London, United Kingdom
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World’s Best Cocktail Menu
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*[[Callooh Callay]] of London, United Kingdom
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World’s Best Drinks Selection
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*[[Salvatore’s at The Playboy of London]], United Kingdom
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World’s Best Hotel Bar
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*[[Artesian at The Langham]] of London, United Kingdom
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World’s Best New Cocktail Bar
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*[[The Zetter Townhouse]] of London, United Kingdom
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==2011 Award Winners==
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American Bartender of the Year
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*[[Kenta Goto]] & [[Sam Ross]]
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Best Bar Mentor
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*[[Audrey Saunders]]
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Best American Brand Ambassador
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*[[Jacques Bezuidenhout]]
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Best American Cocktail Bar
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*[[Drink, Boston]], Massachusetts
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Best Cocktail Writing – Author
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*[[Camper English]]
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Best Cocktail Writing – Non Book
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*[[Imbibe]]
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Best High Volume Cocktail Bar
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*[[Rickhouse]], San Francisco, California
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Best International Brand Ambassador
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*[[Dan Warner]]
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Best New Cocktail /Bartending Book
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*[[Punch]] by [[David Wondrich]]
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Best New Product
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*Bank’s 5 Island Rum
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Best Restaurant Bar
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*[[Eleven Madison Park]], New York, New York
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International Bartender of the Year
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*[[Erik Lorincz]]
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World’s Best Cocktail Bar
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*[[Employees Only]], New York, New York
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World’s Best Cocktail Menu
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*[[Artesian at the Langham]] Hotel, London, United Kingdom
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World’s Best Drinks Selection
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*[[Employees Only]], New York, New York
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World’s Best Hotel Bar
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*[[The Savoy]], London, United Kingdom
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World’s Best New Cocktail Bar
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*[[Eau de Vie]], Kirketon Hotel, Australia
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Helen David Lifetime Achievement Award
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*[[Dick Bradsell]]
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==2010 Award Winners==
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American Bartender of the Year
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*[[Murray Stenson]]
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Best American Brand Ambassador
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*[[Charlotte Voisey]], [[William Grant & Sons]] Portfolio
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Best American Cocktail Bar
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*[[Death & Co.]], New York, New York
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Best Bar Mentor
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*[[Dale DeGroff]]
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Best Cocktail Writing
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*[[CLASS magazine]]
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Best International Brand Ambassador
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*[[John Gakurur]], Sagatiba
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Best New Cocktail/Bartending Book
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*“[[Vintage Spirits and Forgotten Cocktails]]” by Ted Haigh
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Best New Product
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*[[Celery Bitters]], The Bitter Truth
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Helen David Lifetime Achievement Award
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*[[Brian Rea]]
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International Bartender of the Year
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*[[Agostino Perrone]]
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World’s Best Cocktail Bar
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*The Cocktail Bar at [[The Merchant Hotel]], Belfast, Ireland
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World’s Best Cocktail Menu
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*[[Death & Co.]], New York, New York
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World’s Best Drink Selection
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*[[Bar Lebensstern]] in Cafe Einstein, Berlin, Germany
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World’s Best Hotel Bar
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*[[The Connaught Bar]], the Connaught Hotel, London, United Kingdom
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World’s Best New Cocktail Bar
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*[[Mayahuel]], New York, New York
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==2009 Award Winners==
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American Bartender of the Year
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*[[James Meehan]], [[PDT]]
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Best American Brand Ambassador
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*[[Simon Ford]], [[Plymouth Gin]] and [[Pernod Ricard]]
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Best American Cocktail Bar
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*[[Pegu Club]], New York, New York
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Best Cocktail Writing
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*[[Dave Wondrich]]
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Best Hotel Bar
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*[[The Merchant Hotel]], Belfast, Ireland
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Best New Cocktail/Bartending Book
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*“[[The Essential Cocktail]]” by Dale DeGroff
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Best New Product
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*[[Bols Genever]]
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Helen David Lifetime Achievement Award
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*[[Peter Dorelli]]
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International Bartender of the Year
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*[[Tony Conigliaro]]
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World’s Best Cocktail Bar
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*[[PDT]], New York, New York
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World’s Best Cocktail Menu
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*[[The Merchant Hotel]], Belfast, Ireland
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World’s Best Drinks Selection
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*[[The Merchant Hotel]], Belfast, Ireland
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World’s Best New Cocktail Bar
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*[[Clover Club]], Brooklyn, New York
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==2008 Award Winners==
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World’s Best Cocktail Bar
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*[[Milk & Honey]], New York, New York
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World’s Best New Cocktail Bar
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*[[Le Lion – Bar de Paris]], Hamburg, Germany
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Mixologist/Bartender of the Year
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*[[Nick Strangeway]], [[Hawksmoor]], London, United Kingdom
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Best Drinks Brand Representative/Brand Ambassador
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*[[Xavier Padovani]], [[Hendrick’s Gin]]
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Best Classic Cocktail Bar
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*[[Milk & Honey]], New York, New York
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Best New Product
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*[[Fever Tree]] Mixers
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Best Drinks Selection
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*[[Salvatore at Fifty]], London, United Kingdom
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Best Cocktail Menu
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*[[1806 Bar]] in Melbourne, Australia
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Best Cocktail Writing
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*[[Gary Regan]], San Francisco Chronicle
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Best New Cocktail/Bartending Book
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*“[[Imbibe]]” by [[David Wondrich]]
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Helen David Lifetime Achievement Award
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*[[Dale DeGroff]], King Cocktail
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==2007 Award Winners==
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World’s Best Cocktail Bar
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*[[Pegu Club]], New York, New York
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Best Classic Cocktail Bar
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*[[Zig Zag Cafe]], Seattle, Washington
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Mixologist/Bartender of the Year
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*[[Audrey Saunders]], [[Pegu Club]], New York, New York
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Best Drinks Brand Representatives/Brand Ambassador
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*[[Simon Ford]], [[Plymouth Gin]]
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Best New Cocktail Bar
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*[[Bourbon & Branch]], San Francisco, California
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Best New Product
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*[[St. Germain]] Elderflower Liqueur
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Best Drinks Selection
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*[[Zig Zag Cafe]], Seattle, Washington
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Best Cocktail Menu
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*[[Papparazzi]], Bratislava, Slovakia
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Best New Cocktail/Bartending Book
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*“[[The Art of the Bar: Cocktails Inspired by the Classics]],” by [[Jeff Hollinger]] and [[Rob Schwartz]] of Absinthe
  
 
==External Links==
 
==External Links==
 
[https://talesofthecocktail.com/events/spirited-awards-ceremony/ArchiveByYear/ Official Archive of Past Award Winners]
 
[https://talesofthecocktail.com/events/spirited-awards-ceremony/ArchiveByYear/ Official Archive of Past Award Winners]

Revision as of 13:24, 5 February 2019

The "Spirited Awards"® are the global awards presented at Tales of the Cocktail each year to celebrate the bars, bartenders, authors, and individuals who have made a significant contribution to the industry.

2018 Award Winners

World’s Best Bar

Lifetime Achievement

American Categories

American Bartender of the Year

Best American Brand Ambassador

Best American Bar Team

Best American Cocktail Bar

Best American High Volume Cocktail Bar

Best American Hotel Bar

Best American Restaurant Bar

Best New American Cocktail Bar

International Categories

International Bartender of the Year

Best International Brand Ambassador

Best International Bar Team

Best International Cocktail Bar

Best International High Volume Cocktail Bar

Best International Hotel Bar

Best International Restaurant Bar

Best New International Cocktail Bar

Writing Categories

Best Cocktail & Spirits Publication

Best Cocktail and Spirits Writer

Best New Cocktail or Bartending Book

Best New Book on Drinks Culture, History or Spirits

Best Broadcast, Podcast or Online Video Series

Global Categories

Best Bar Mentor

Best New Spirit or Cocktail Ingredient

  • Del Maguey Single Village Mezcal Jabali

World’s Best Cocktail Menu

World’s Best Spirits Selection

2017 Award Winners

American Categories

Best American Bar Team

American Bartender of the Year

Best American Brand Ambassador

Best American Cocktail Bar

Best American High Volume Cocktail Bar

Best American Hotel Bar

Best American Restaurant Bar

Best New American Cocktail Bar

International Categories

Best International Bar Team

International Bartender of the Year

Best International Brand Ambassador

Best International Cocktail Bar

Best International High Volume Cocktail Bar

Best International Hotel Bar

Best International Restaurant Bar

Best New International Cocktail Bar

Writing Categories

Best Cocktail & Spirits Publication

Best Cocktail & Spirits Writer

Best New Cocktail & Bartending Book

Best New Spirits Book

Global Categories

Best Bar Mentor

Best New Spirit or Cocktail Ingredient

World’s Best Cocktail Menu

World’s Best Spirits Selection

  • canon: whiskey and bitters emporium (Seattle, WA)

Lifetime Achievement Award

World’s Best Cocktail Bar

2016 Award Winners

American Categories

Best American Bar Team

  • ABV, San Francisco

Best American Brand Ambassador

Best American High Volume Cocktail Bar

Best American Restaurant Bar

American Bartender of the Year

Best American Cocktail Bar

Best American Hotel Bar

Best New American Cocktail Bar

International Categories

Best International Bar Team

Best International Brand Ambassador

Best International High Volume Cocktail Bar

Best International Restaurant Bar

International Bartender of the Year

Best International Cocktail Bar

Best International Hotel Bar

Best New International Cocktail Bar

Writing Categories

Best Cocktail & Spirits Publication

Best New Cocktail & Bartending Book

Best Cocktail & Spirits Writer

Best New Spirits Book

Global Categories

Best Bar Mentor

World’s Best Cocktail Menu

World’s Best Cocktail Bar

Best New Spirit or Cocktail Ingredient

World’s Best Spirits Selection

Lifetime Achievement Award

2015 Award Winners

American Categories

Best American Bar Team

American Bartender of the Year

Best American Brand Ambassador

Best American Cocktail Bar

Best American High Volume Cocktail Bar

Best American Hotel Bar

Best American Restaurant Bar

Best New American Cocktail Bar

  • ABV (San Francisco)

International Categories

Best International Bar Team

International Bartender of the Year

Best International Brand Ambassador

Best International Cocktail Bar

Best International High Volume Cocktail Bar

Best International Hotel Bar

Best International Restaurant Bar

Best New International Cocktail Bar

Writing Categories

Best Cocktail & Spirits Publication

  • PUNCH

Best Cocktail & Spirits Writer

Best New Cocktail/Bartending Book

Best New Spirits Book

Overall Categories

Best Bar Mentor

Best New Spirit or Cocktail Ingredient

World’s Best Cocktail Menu

World’s Best Spirits Selection

World’s Best Bar

Special Recognitions

Lifetime Achievement Award

Sam Guarino Citation

2014 Award Winners

American Categories

American Bartender of the Year

Best American Bar Team

Best American Brand Ambassador

Best American Cocktail Bar

Best American High Volume Cocktail Bar

Best American Hotel Bar

Best American Restaurant Bar

Best New American Cocktail Bar

International Categories

International Bartender of the Year

Best International Bar Team

Best International Brand Ambassador

Best International Cocktail Bar

Best International High Volume Cocktail Bar

Best International Hotel Bar

Best International Restaurant Bar

Best New International Cocktail Bar

Writing Categories

Best Cocktail & Spirits Publication

Best Cocktail & Spirits Writer

Best New Cocktail/Bartending Book

Global Categories

Best Bar Mentor

Best New Product

World’s Best Cocktail Menu

World’s Best Drinks Selection

World’s Best Cocktail Bar

Helen David Lifetime Achievement Award


2013 Award Winners

American Bartender of the Year

International Bartender of the Year

Best American Brand Ambassador

Best International Brand Ambassador

Best Bar Mentor

Best American Cocktail Bar

World’s Best Cocktail Bar

World’s Best Cocktail Menu

World’s Best Drink Selection

  • canon: whiskey and bitters emporium, Seattle, Washington

World’s Best Hotel Bar

Best High Volume Cocktail Bar

World’s Best New Cocktail Bar

Best New Product

Best Restaurant Bar

Best Cocktail Writing – Author

Best Cocktail Writing – Publication

Best New Book (Cocktail/Bartending)

The Helen David Lifetime Achievement Award

2012 Award Winners

American Bartender of the Year

Best American Brand Ambassador

Best American Cocktail Bar

Best Bar Mentor

Best Cocktail Writing – Author

Best Cocktail Writing – Non Book

Best High Volume Cocktail Bar

Best International Brand Ambassador

Best New Cocktail/Bartending Book

Best New Product

Best Restaurant Bar

Helen David Lifetime Achievement Award

International Bartender of the Year

World’s Best Cocktail Bar

World’s Best Cocktail Menu

World’s Best Drinks Selection

World’s Best Hotel Bar

World’s Best New Cocktail Bar

2011 Award Winners

American Bartender of the Year

Best Bar Mentor

Best American Brand Ambassador

Best American Cocktail Bar

Best Cocktail Writing – Author

Best Cocktail Writing – Non Book

Best High Volume Cocktail Bar

Best International Brand Ambassador

Best New Cocktail /Bartending Book

Best New Product

  • Bank’s 5 Island Rum

Best Restaurant Bar

International Bartender of the Year

World’s Best Cocktail Bar

World’s Best Cocktail Menu

World’s Best Drinks Selection

World’s Best Hotel Bar

World’s Best New Cocktail Bar

Helen David Lifetime Achievement Award

2010 Award Winners

American Bartender of the Year

Best American Brand Ambassador

Best American Cocktail Bar

Best Bar Mentor

Best Cocktail Writing

Best International Brand Ambassador

Best New Cocktail/Bartending Book

Best New Product

Helen David Lifetime Achievement Award

International Bartender of the Year

World’s Best Cocktail Bar

World’s Best Cocktail Menu

World’s Best Drink Selection

World’s Best Hotel Bar

World’s Best New Cocktail Bar

2009 Award Winners

American Bartender of the Year

Best American Brand Ambassador

Best American Cocktail Bar

Best Cocktail Writing

Best Hotel Bar

Best New Cocktail/Bartending Book

Best New Product

Helen David Lifetime Achievement Award

International Bartender of the Year

World’s Best Cocktail Bar

  • PDT, New York, New York

World’s Best Cocktail Menu

World’s Best Drinks Selection

World’s Best New Cocktail Bar

2008 Award Winners

World’s Best Cocktail Bar

World’s Best New Cocktail Bar

Mixologist/Bartender of the Year

Best Drinks Brand Representative/Brand Ambassador

Best Classic Cocktail Bar

Best New Product

Best Drinks Selection

Best Cocktail Menu

Best Cocktail Writing

Best New Cocktail/Bartending Book

Helen David Lifetime Achievement Award

2007 Award Winners

World’s Best Cocktail Bar

Best Classic Cocktail Bar

Mixologist/Bartender of the Year

Best Drinks Brand Representatives/Brand Ambassador

Best New Cocktail Bar

Best New Product

Best Drinks Selection

Best Cocktail Menu

Best New Cocktail/Bartending Book

External Links

Official Archive of Past Award Winners