The House of Angostura has opened up entries for its Global Cocktail Challenge as it begins the hunt for its new brand ambassador.
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With entries now open, Six Angostura Global Cocktail Challenge winners share how the comp changed their careers and what it means to win.
“I’ve seen a huge increase in requests for low-ABV and non-alcoholic drinks in the venues I work with,” says 2017 Bartender of the Year and House of Angostura ambassador, Daniel Gregory.
Created in the late 1800’s at the Queen’s Park Hotel in Trinidad, the Queen’s Park Swizzle was made with big, fragrant dark rums from Guyana, known as Demerara rums.
“Instead of just being pushed to the wayside and having a soda water or a juice,” says Daniel Gregory, “they want something with a bit more complexity so they can be part of the group.”
There’s still time to nab a ticket to the Bar Awards and a coveted spot on the front cover of the October issue of Bartender Magazine. All you need to do is submit your reinvention of the iconic Lemon, Lime and Angostura bitters.
island2island has opened entries to the Australian heats of the Angostura Global Cocktail Challenge, now held every other year. Calling on the very best bartenders from across the country, this comp tests both the knowledge and the skill of its competitors as they battle it out to become the next Australian Angostura Brand Ambassador.
“I hate picking trends, because you should never try to follow them.” We talk to #3 on the 2015 Most Influential List sponsored by Angostura Aromatic Bitters, Tim Philips.