The week in pictures

15th November, 2019 by Melita Kiely

Angostura-cocktail-competitionBartender Simon Dacey of Trailer Happiness in London fought off stiff competition to be crowned the UK champion of the Angostura Global Cocktail Challenge.

Dacey impressed judges with his two cocktails, called the Queen’s Park Hollow and Eye of the Hurricane. He will represent the UK in the global final, set to take place in Trinidad and Tobago in February 2020, with 36 countries competing.

The UK judging panel comprised Stu Hudson, co-founder of Forgotten Hospitality consultancy and winner of the first UK heat of the Angostura Global Cocktail Challenge; Ian Burrell, world rum ambassador; Guy Holdsworth, senior buyer for Master of Malt; and Rory Gilles, of The Bonneville Cocktail Collection.

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