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.

Secretary, Rochester Chapter US Bartenders Guild

Hailing from a small suburban town in Westchester County, NY, Dara has been in the hospitality industry for 17 years. Working in Boston and Melbourne, Australia, before moving to Rochester, in 2016, Dara spent the last decade honing her craft cocktail bartending skills and learning the history of both true and modern classics. Dara is passionate about education and sharing her ever growing knowledge with guests, but she is most passionate about community and building relationships. Currently you can find Dara on the bar at  Cure in the Public Market in Rochester, NY.