The week in pictures

Friday 16 November 2018 10:40am

SB headed to London's acclaimed Dandeylan bar to sample cocktails from its third and final drinks menu.

Sombra Mezcal has revealed the winner of its first-ever sustainable cocktail competition Marshall Davis of Gallo Pelon Mezcaleria in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Liqueur brand Italicus Rosolio di Bergamotto held its inaugural cocktail competition, the Art of Italicus Aperitivo Challenge, this week.

For winning, Renshaw receives a three-city tour of Europe, guest bartending shifts at leading cocktail bars in London, Barcelona and Milan.

Pernod Ricard-owned Havana Club celebrated Old Fashioned Week by partnering up with leading bars around the world to launch Havana Club Seven Heaven a global cocktail party offering free Havana Club 7 cocktails.

Participating bars include Baba au Rum in Athens, Greece; Licoreria Limantour in Mexico City; and Solange Bar in Barcelona, Spain.

Jack Daniel's has revealed the top 10 finalists in the third instalment of its Tennessee Calling cocktail competition.

Judges will now travel around the UK to visit each of the finalists and sample their serves before crowing three winners, who will present their cocktails to guests at New York's Dead Rabbit bar and visit the Jack Daniel's distillery.

This year's finalists include Alex Walker of the Artesian at the Langham, London; Juris Kenins from the American Bar at The Savoy, London; Ben Alcock of Bristol's Filthy XIII; Benji Davies from Little Mercies, London; Desmond Yatigammana of Laki Kane, London; Eric Tinca of London's Satan's Whiskers; Ethan Youel of London's Hix Bar; Kamil Szuchaliski of Soho House Farmland, Oxford; and Tom Hay-Owens of The Venner, Bridgeport.

Source: The Spirits Business