2009 Archive

2009 Spirited Award® Winners

American Bartender of the Year
James Meehan, PDT

Best American Brand Ambassador
Simon Ford, Plymouth Gin and Pernod Ricard

Best American Cocktail Bar
Pegu Club, New York, New York

Best Cocktail Writing
Dave Wondrich

Best Hotel Bar
Merchant Hotel, Belfast, Ireland

Best New Cocktail/Bartending Book
“The Essential Cocktail” by Dale DeGroff

Best New Product
Bols Genever

Helen David Lifetime Achievement Award
Peter Dorelli

International Bartender of the Year
Tony Conigliaro

World’s Best Cocktail Bar
PDT, New York, New York

World’s Best Cocktail Menu
Merchant Hotel, Belfast, Ireland

World’s Best Drinks Selection
Merchant Hotel, Belfast, Ireland

World’s Best New Cocktail Bar
Clover Club, Brooklyn, New York