Enter the 2019 Competition

To make a great spirit you bring all of your artistry, dedication, science and passion to the table. We bring the most respected judges from around the world to the other side of that table.

OUR GOAL IS TO INCREASE AWARENESS IN YOUR DISTILLERY AND HELP YOU SELL MORE GREAT SPIRITS!

 

MAY 4-5, 2019

About us

To make a great spirit you bring all of your artistry, dedication, science and passion to the table. We bring the world's most respected judges from around the world to the other side of that table. Competition on a truly international scale – all for the best of reasons – Giving Back. 

Our Judges

WE HAVE THE BEST JUDGES. Our judges include the most influential people in the spirits industry, including Masters Distillers, Certified Spirits Educators, Brand Ambassadors, retailers, importers and spirits industry writers and consultants.

Judges

Name Title
Anthony Rouhana Bartender, The Cub Room
Brenna McHugh Campari America, US Bartenders Guild
Brian Christensen Editor/Publisher Artisan Spirit Magazine
Chris Carlsson Publisher of Spirits Review, Global Spirits Consultant
Chris Lindstrom Blogger and Pod Cast, Food About Town
Courtney Crockett Spirits Judge, Blogger - The Traveling Cocktailian
Danielle Raymo Owner, Rochester Brainery
Dara Stern Secretary, Rochester Chapter US Bartenders Guild
Donny Clutterbuck President, Rochester Chapter, US Bartenders Guild
George Catallo Floor/Social Media Manager, Parkway Wine & Liquor
Kobie Ali
Phil Stratigis Head Bartender, The Vesper
Rachel Herman-Gross