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

Industry Tastings at Nominated New York Bars

Nov 7 - Nov 16, 2022

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2022 Industry Nomination & Tasting Panelists

If you have received this invitation then your spirit brand has been nominated in the Iconic 3rd Annual Best Spirits in Cocktails Awards!

 

30+ Industry Nomination Panelists have nominated their top spirit brands to be used in the iconic cocktails of time to award Gold, Silver and Bronze to the top performing spirits in blind cocktail tastings.

Over 50 NY Bars have been nominated for making authentic versions of the classics and will be up for a vote to hold the tastings and make history in the most Iconic Award show in years. Its timeless Legacy born out of the Centennial Anniversary of the Prohibition. 1920-2020.

Industry tastings are broadcast from New York internationally for Live Industry & Consumer audience engagement, e-commerce, networking & more.

Medalists and all participants are published & hyperlinked in the Annual Best Spirits in Cocktails lists leading up to Repeal Day increasing Industry & Consumer facing values from participating brands.

 

See The Best Whiskeys for an Old Fashioned for more.

Winners are awarded the coveted BSICA Gold, Silver & Bronze Digital Medallions memorializing them in the beginning of the Century & throughout time.

REGISTER YOUR NOMINATED SPIRIT TO PARTICIPATE BELOW

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The Best Whiskey in The Old Fashioned 2022

Nov 7, 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)

Subject to Changes

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. Nominated Spirit Brands receive discounted registration rates and prominent features!

The Best Rum in The Daiquiri 2022

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 TBA Nominated NY Bar for Best Daiquiri in NY) with Different Rums will decide Gold, Silver and Bronze honors for Best Rum in The Daiquiri 2022. Submitted Rums of any expression type will go head to head with 2022 Nominated Rums LIVE-STREAMED from Nominated NY Bar (Winner TBA) and Published Online to Engage & Connect with Industry and Consumer Audiences. Nominated Spirit Brands receive discounted registration rates and prominent features!

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The Best Whiskey in The Manhattan

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 2022. Submitted Whiskeys of any expression type will go head to head with 2022 Nominated Whiskeys LIVE-STREAMED from Nominated NY Bar (Winner TBA) and Published Online to Engage & Connect with Industry and Consumer Audiences. Nominated Spirit Brands receive discounted registration rates and prominent features!

The Best Tequila in The Margarita 2022

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 2022. Submitted Tequilas of any expression type will go head to head with 2022 Nominated Tequilas LIVE-STREAMED from Nominated NY Bar (Winner TBA) and Published Online to Engage & Connect with Industry and Consumer Audiences. Nominated Spirit Brands receive discounted registration rates and prominent features!

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The Best Rum in The Mojito

2022 Nomination / Tasting Panelists

Shannon Mustipher (TIKI Modern Tropical Cocktails), Ivy Mix (Leyenda), Nelson Lemus (Brand Ambassador - Chinola)

This Blind Tasting by Industry Panelists of The Same Mojito Recipe (Recipe by TBA Nominated NY Bar for Best Mojito in NY) with Different Rums will decide Gold, Silver and Bronze honors for Best Rum in The Mojito 2022. Submitted Rums of any expression type will go head to head with 2022 Nominated Rums LIVE-STREAMED from Nominated NY Bar (Winner TBA) and Published Online to Engage & Connect with Industry and Consumer Audiences. Nominated Spirit Brands receive discounted registration rates and prominent features!

The Best Gin in The Martini 2022

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 TBA Nominated NY Bar for Best Gin Martini in NY) with Different Gins will decide Gold, Silver and Bronze honors for Best Gin in The Martini 2022. Submitted Gins of any expression type will go head to head with 2022 Nominated Gins LIVE-STREAMED from Nominated NY Bar (Winner TBA) and Published Online to Engage & Connect with Industry and Consumer Audiences. Nominated Spirit Brands receive discounted registration rates and prominent features!

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