Tag: Angostura

Angostura announces state finalists for the Angostura Global Cocktail Challenger

After a huge number of entries, island2island have narrowed it down to the top six competitors in each state, and we’ve got them listed here. And just to remind you about what’s at stake for this comp, the team at Angostura and island2island have got a whopping $10,000 in cash money and a trip to sunny Trinidad for the winner of the national final.

Blind Tasting: We sniff out some winning white rums…

Rum, Ron, Rhum — it’s the spirit that goes by many names, depending on where it’s found. Because it is found throughout the world — really, anywhere that has produced sugar has some sort of rum industry happening — what constitutes a rum can differ according to the local regulations.

Angostura Cocktail Challenge Update

Australia’s leg of the global Angostura Cocktail Challenge is well under way thanks to a bumper turn out at the New South Wales state final on Monday night. Held at Sydney’s shrine to rum – La Bodeguita Del Medio – it was Rockpool Bar & Grill’s Neilsen Braid who proved he can stomach his bitters with the best of them by shrugging off the other competitors to take out the state title.