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The Giffard West Cup 2015 : Results

Early June. Angers France. 16 bartenders from 11 countries. It can only be one thing – The Giffard West Cup Final. Once a year Giffard hosts some of the worlds best and most creative bartenders as they go head to … Continue reading

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The Giffard West Cup Preselections : Bar Tour in Copenhagen

The Giffard West Cup Preselections in Europe started on Wednesday 18th March in Denmark. Organized by Giffard’s danish Liqueur Distributor Sprit & Co (http://www.sprit-co.dk/) the competition took place in Copenhagen. Nine top Bars of the city were selected to participate: Oak … Continue reading

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Why Winning The Giffard West Cup Is So Special

It is a one shot deal, no second chances, no “you’ll get ’em next time”, just one chance to win against true cocktail champions from around the world, a once in a lifetime opportunity win the Giffard West Cup. Just … Continue reading

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Prague’s Speakeasy Culture

Prague is the historic capital of Bohemia and today that Bohemian spirit is flourishing in an urban sub-culture that connects the city’s mixologists with sophisticated cocktail lovers in some wonderful speakeasies.  Just like Prohibition era Chicago, the entrances to these … Continue reading

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Barcelona’s Beautiful Boca Chica Bar

Barcelona’s Boca Chica Bar is one of the best bars in the world.  It is also home to this year’s Giffard West Cup runner up, Sergio Padilla Molina.  Boca Chica is only a couple of years old but rapidly established … Continue reading

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Reflections on the Giffard West Cup

This year’s Giffard West Cup Final was one of the best ever and before it slips into memory, we asked some of this years finalists what it meant to take part in the event and what it feels like to … Continue reading

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Giffard West Cup Final Result

After a competition that started back in January and featured national heats in countries from Singapore to Vancouver, the winner of the Giffard West Cup 2013 is Frenchman, Damien Monestier, from Univers Speakeasy in Nantes.  His combined marks for the … Continue reading

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