2017 Archive

2017 Spirited Awards® Winners

American Categories

Best American Bar Team
The NoMad Bar, NYC

Best American Brand Ambassador
Misty Kalkofen, Del Maguey

Best American High Volume Cocktail Bar
Sweet Liberty Drinks & Supply Co., Miami

Best American Restaurant Bar
Dante, NYC

American Bartender of the Year
Jeff Bell of PDT, NYC

Best American Cocktail Bar
Columbia Room, Washington, D.C

Best American Hotel Bar
The Hawthorne at Hotel Commonwealth, Boston

Best New American Cocktail Bar
BlackTail, NYC

International Categories

Best International Bar Team
Dandelyan, London

Best International Brand Ambassador

Camille Ralph Vidal, St. Germain

Best International High Volume Cocktail Bar

Trailer Happiness, London

Best International Restaurant Bar

Tippling Club, Singapore

International Bartender of the Year

Shingo Gokan of Speak Low, Shanghai

Best International Cocktail Bar

Black Pearl, Melbourne

Best International Hotel Bar

Dandelyan, London

Best New International Cocktail Bar

Swift, London

Writing Categories

Best Cocktail and Spirits Publication

Hot Rum Cow

Best New Cocktail and Bartending Book

Smuggler’s Cove: Exotic Cocktails, Rum, and the Cult of Tiki by Martin and Rebecca Cate

Best Cocktail and Spirits Writer

Wayne Curtis

Best New Spirits Book

Bourbon: The Rise, Fall, and Rebirth of an American Whiskey by Fred Minnick

Global Categories

Best Bar Mentor

David Wondrich

World's Best Cocktail Menu

Trick Dog, San Francisco

Best New Spirit or Cocktail Ingredient

ITALICUS - Rosolio di Bergamotto, Italy

World's Best Spirits Selection

canon: whiskey and bitters emporium, Seattle

World's Best Cocktail Bar

Dandelyan, London

Lifetime Achievement Award

Charles Schumann