Tales of the Cocktail Announces Its Nominees for Best Bars, Tenders

Who does booze best?
Who does booze best?

The boozefest-slash-cocktailing convention that is Tales of the Cocktail will take place July 21-25 in New Orleans. Each year, a mini awards ceremony names the best bars and bartenders in the country and beyond. This year, the nominees are ...

Best American Cocktail Bar

The Clover Club, Brooklyn Death & Co., New York Rickhouse, San Francisco The Varnish, Los Angeles

World's Best Hotel Bar

The Artesian at the Langham, London The Bar at the Connaught Hotel, London Florida Room at the Delano, Florida Hemingway Bar, Paris

World's Best Drinks Selection

Artesian Bar at the Langham Hotel, London Bar Lebensstern in Café Einstein, Berlin Macao Trading Co., New York Widder Bar, Zurich

American Bartender of the Year Eric Alperin, the Varnish Kenta Goto, the Pegu Club Murray Stenson, Zig Zag Sam Ross, Milk & Honey

International Bartender of the Year

Agostino Perrone, the Connaught Hotel, London Brian Miller, Death & Co., New York Salvatore Calabrese, London Sam Ross, Milk & Honey, New York

World's Best New Cocktail Bar

Cure, New Orleans Dutch Kills, Queens Mayahuel, New York Rickhouse, San Francisco

World's Best Cocktail Bar

69 Colebrooke Row, London The Cocktail Bar at the Merchant Hotel, Belfast Death & Co., New York Quo Vadis, London

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