2016 Archive

2016 Spirited Awards® Winners

American Categories


Best American Bar Team
ABV, San Francisco


Best American Brand Ambassador
Colin Asare-Appiah, Bacardi


Best American High Volume Cocktail Bar
Herbs & Rye, Las Vegas


Best American Restaurant Bar
Saxon + Parole, New York

American Bartender of the Year
Jeffrey Morgenthaler of Clyde Common, Portland


Best American Cocktail Bar

Smuggler’s Cove, San Francisco


Best American Hotel Bar

The Elephant Bar at The NoMad, New York


Best New American Cocktail Bar

Sweet Liberty, Miami Beach


International Categories


Best International Bar Team

American Bar at the Savoy, London


Best International Brand Ambassador

Max Warner, Chivas Regal


Best International High Volume Cocktail Bar

Callooh Callay, London


Best International Restaurant Bar

Hawksmoor Spitalfields, London


International Bartender of the Year

Hidetsugu Ueno of Bar High Five, Tokyo


Best International Cocktail Bar

Happiness Forgets, London


Best International Hotel Bar

The Connaught Bar at The Connaught, London

Best New International Cocktail Bar
Oriole, London


Writing Categories


Best Cocktail & Spirits Publication

Cocktail Lovers


Best New Cocktail & Bartending Book
The Dead Rabbit Drinks Manual: Secret Recipes and Barroom Tales from Two Belfast Boys Who Conquered the Cocktail World by Sean Muldoon, Jack McGarry and Ben Schaffer


Best Cocktail & Spirits Writer

Jeffrey Morgenthaler


Best New Spirits Book
Divided Spirits - Tequila, Mezcal, and the Politics of Production by Sarah Bowen


Global Categories


Best Bar Mentor

Angus Winchester


World’s Best Cocktail Menu

Dandelyan, London


World’s Best Cocktail Bar

The Connaught Bar at the Connaught, London


Best New Spirit or Cocktail Ingredient

Stiggins’ Fancy Plantation Pineapple


World’s Best Spirits Selection

Tommy’s, San Francisco


Lifetime Achievement Award

Sasha Petraske

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