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The Official REPEAL DAY Season of Celebration!

SPIRIT BRAND REGISTRATION FOR THE BEST SPIRITS IN COCKTAILS AWARDS

Celebrating The Iconic Cocktails of Time and The Spirits & Bars That Make Them

Industry Tastings & In Person Seminars at Nominated New York Bars

Beginning November 7th with Celebrations into the New Year!

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The Best Whiskey in The Old Fashioned 2023

Dec 5, 2022 at Dutch Kills Bar, LIC NY

2022 Nomination / Tasting Panelists

Jillian Vose (Hazel & Apple), Eamon Rockey (Creator, Rockey's Botanical Liqueur), Joey Vargas (Formerly of Whistle Pig), Lamar Curtis (Parker & Quinn), Mike Vacheresse (Travel Bar)

This Blind Tasting of The Same Old Fashioned (Dutch Kills Recipe) with Different Whiskeys by Industry Panelists will decide Gold, Silver and Bronze honors for Best Whiskey in The Old Fashioned 2022. Submitted Whiskeys of any expression type will go head to head with 2022 nominated whiskeys LIVE-STREAMED from Dutch Kills Bar in LIC and Published Online to Engage & Connect with Industry and Consumer Audiences.

The Best Rum in The Daiquiri 2023

Jan 2023 Date TBA - Held at Official Best Daiquiri in NY Honoree - Osamil Upstairs 

2022 Nomination / Tasting Panelists

Shannon Mustipher (TIKI Modern Tropical Cocktails) Anton Kinloch (Bar Manager Fuchsia TiKi Bar), Gelo Honrade (Osamil Upstairs)

This Blind Tasting by Industry Panelists of The Same Daiquiri Recipe (Recipe by Osamil Upstairs) with Different Rums will decide Gold, Silver and Bronze honors for Best Rum in The Daiquiri 2023. Submitted Rums of any expression type will go head to head with Nominated Rums LIVE-STREAMED from Osamil Upstairs NYC and Published Online to Engage & Connect with Industry and Consumer Audiences.

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The Best Whiskey in The Manhattan 2023

Jan 2023 Date TBA Held at Winning Nominated Bar for Best Manhattan in NY ( TBA)

2022 Nomination / Tasting Panelists

Nick Bennett (Head Bartender Porchlight), Alyssa Sartor (HBIC August Laura), Torrence Swain (Regional Director El Silencio Mezcal), Eamon Rockey (Creator, Rockey's Botanical Liqueur), Sam Casuga ( Dead Rabbit NYC)

This Blind Tasting by Industry Panelists of The Same Manhattan Recipe (Recipe by TBA Nominated NY Bar for Best Manhattan in NY) with Different Whiskeys will decide Gold, Silver and Bronze honors for Best Whiskey in The Manhattan 2023. Submitted Whiskeys of any expression type will go head to head with Nominated Whiskeys LIVE-STREAMED from Nominated NY Bar (Winner TBA) and Published Online to Engage & Connect with Industry and Consumer Audiences.

The Best Tequila in The Margarita 2023

2022 Nomination / Tasting Panelists

Diego Livera (The Graduate Hotel), Ivy Mix (Leyenda) Jessica Gonzalez - (Mohonk Mountain House), Roger Avila (Fandi Matta), Luis Alatorre (High St on Hudson). 

This Blind Tasting by Industry Panelists of The Same Margarita Recipe (Recipe by TBA Nominated NY Bar for Best Margarita in NY) with Different Tequilas will decide Gold, Silver and Bronze honors for Best Tequila in The Margarita 2023. Submitted Tequilas of any expression type will go head to head with Nominated Tequilas LIVE-STREAMED from Bar Belly and Published Online to Engage & Connect with Industry and Consumer Audiences.

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The Best Rum in The Mojito 2023

Jan 2023 Date TBA Held at Best Mojito in NY Honoree - Aura Cocina.

2022 Nomination / Tasting Panelists

Shannon Mustipher (TIKI Modern Tropical Cocktails), Ivy Mix (Leyenda), Nelson Lemus (Brand Ambassador - Chinola), Jouquin Simo, (Death & Co. / Pouring Ribbons), Kenneth McCoy (The Rum House).

This Blind Tasting by Industry Panelists of The Same Mojito Recipe (Recipe by Aura Cocina) with Different Rums will decide Gold, Silver and Bronze honors for Best Rum in The Mojito 2023. Submitted Rums of any expression type will go head to head with 2Nominated Rums LIVE-STREAMED from Nominated NY Bar Aura Cocina and Published Online to Engage & Connect with Industry and Consumer Audiences.

The Best Gin in The Martini 2023

Jan 2023 Date TBA! - Held at Official Best Gin Martini in NY Honoree - Dutch Freds. 

2022 Nomination / Tasting Panelists

Denise Polonia (General Manager - Fats Duvall's Rhum Cafe),  Masa Urishido (Katana Kitten), Steven Rhea (Head Bartender - Maison Premiere), Eamon Rockey (Creator, Rockey's Botanical Liqueur).

This Blind Tasting by Industry Panelists of The Same Gin Martini Recipe (Recipe by Dutch Freds) with Different Gins will decide Gold, Silver and Bronze honors for Best Gin in The Martini 2023. Submitted Gins of any expression type will go head to head with Nominated Gins LIVE-STREAMED from Nominated NY Bar Aura Cocina and Published Online to Engage & Connect with Industry and Consumer Audiences.

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