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42Below Cocktail World Cup 2011

5 August 2010 2 Comments
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42Below Cocktail World CupLast month, the UK regional section of the 42Below Cocktail World Cup visited 8 cities; later this year in October is the National final.  Then the winners go onwards to the main event in New Zealand in March 2011.

Below are the finalists from each region which have formed their own team, unfortunately there is no Team Midlands (there is a gap between Bristol and Liverpool folks, pity that no Birmingham talent was thrown into the mix).

Team North UK (Leeds)
- Rob Worsley, Boutique
- James Coston, Jake’s Bar
- Scott Tyler, Bibsi
Team Scotland (Edinburgh)
- Nick Reed, Raconteur
- Aaron Jones, Rick’s
- Ben McFarlane, Tigerlily
Team West London
- Zdenek Kastanek, Quo Vadis
- Glenn Morgan, Academy
- Andy Mill, The London Cocktail Club
Team East London
- Julian de Feral, Lutyens
- Victor Nordelof, Callooh Callay
- Dan Hutchins-Read, Saf
Team Northern Ireland (Belfast)
- Nathan O\’Neill, Horatio Todds
- Dusan Garaj, Merchant
- Olga Nagy, Merchant
Team North West UK (Liverpool)
- Chris Edwardes, Aloha
- James Hill, Lounge Bar
- Conor Foley, Alma de Cuba
Team West UK (Bristol)
- Annie Mason, Harvey Nichols
- Justyn Bell, Hausbar
- Matt Green, Treasury
Team South UK (Brighton)
- Tom Noviss, Orange Rooms
- Petr Mierzwa, Seattle Hotel
- Sam Sidgwick, Sugaqube

To checkout the winning cocktail for every UK regional-finalist, take a look at the full results.

One that takes our eye is ‘The Gardener Nextdoor’ from Dan, part of Team East London (who will be holding a residency at the JubJub bar at Callooh Callay.

Dan Hutchins-Read from Saf
The Gardener Nextdoor
50ml 42BELOW Passion
30ml Apple water
30ml Cardamom, Lavender and Passionfruit syrup
Method: Shake and serve in a coupette, garnish with a passionfuit husk holding a crushed cardamom pod.

Things you might like:

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  3. World Cup Drinks Planner


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