Παρασκευή, 24 Ιουλίου 2009

Tales of the Cocktail!

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Tales of the Cocktail is the biggest  festival of cocktails, cuisine and culture held annually in New Orleans!

The event brings together the best and brightest of the cocktail community--award-winning mixologists, authors, bartenders, chefs and designers--for a five-day celebration of the history and artistry of making drinks.

 

And what the Americans think about bars and cocktails? Here they are:

· World's Best Drinks Selection
WINNER - Merchant Hotel, Belfast
· Best American Cocktail Bar
WINNER - Pegu Club, NYC
· World's Best Cocktail Bar
WINNER - PDT, NYC
· World's Best New Cocktail Bar
WINNER - Clover Club, Brooklyn (Hmm, looks they never heard about Baba Au Rum!!!)
· World's Best Hotel Bar
WINNER - Merchant Hotel, Belfast
· American Bartender of the Year
WINNER - James Meehan, PDT
· International Bartender of the Year
WINNER - Tony Conigliaro
· Best New Cocktail/Bartending Book
WINNER - The Essential Cocktail - Dale DeGroff
· Best Cocktail Writing
WINNER - Dave Wondrich
· Best New Product
WINNER - Bols Genever
· World's Best Cocktail Menu
WINNER - Merchant Hotel, Belfast
· Best American Brand Ambassador
WINNER - Simon Ford, Plymouth Gin and Pernod Ricard

  • Helen David Lifetime Achievement Award
    WINNER - Peter Dorelli

And who the f**k are the judges they did not vote for Baba???

Simon Difford (Chairman)
· Julio Bermejo
· Salvatore Calabrese (Best Drinks Selection 2008)
· Frank Coleman
· Dale DeGroff (Helen David Lifetime Achievement 2008)
· Simon Ford
· Ted Haigh
· Michael Menegos (The Greeks are all right!! So proud as we used to work together at Bar Guru Bar, Athens)
· Sasha Petraske (Best Bar 2008)
· Christy Pope
· Gary Regan (Best Writer 2008)
· Claire Smith
· Nick Strangeway (Bartender of the Year 2008)
· Dave Wondrich (Best Bartending Book 2008)

P.S.: As the Greeks rules,( and they are also are right!!!) we want to congratulate Aristotelis Papadopoulos, from Banquet Bar restaurant in Thessaloniki, who made all Greek bartenders proud, as he won the Diageo's World Classs Bartender Competition, 2009.

To understand how important that success is, you can easily compare it with the victory of Euro 2004!

New Cocktails at Baba Au Rum: Spicy Baba Cocktail!

Love Ginger with a touch of summer?

So come to Baba Au Rum and try:

           50 ml Angostura 5 years old rum from Trinidad and Tobacco

            40 ml Dragon Fruit puree

            10 ml homemade sugar syrup

            10 ml fresh lime juice

            25 ml homemade ginger syrup.

Shake all ingredient in and serve in a cocktail glass with crushed ice. Colours everywhere!!!

TIKI MUGS AT BABA AU RUM!

TIKI1  TIKI4 TIKI2 TIKI3

Photos by Irini Michopoulou Thanx!!!

com www.irinimichopoulou.com

4 σχόλια:

  1. hey guys !!! lets vote ourselves and vote for the best bar!!! great photos indeed!!!! guys i think you should put alarm on the mugs or a cord or something that will be attached to the bar....LOL!!

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  2. many thanks that you put my photo:)
    the mugs are great!!!!!!!!!!!
    ill come soon for a cocktail:)
    love

    irini michopoulou
    xxx

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  3. great coctails..:):)as always my dear!!

    http://irinimichopouloucrafts.blogspot.com/

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