Brockmans Gin is again inviting bars from the around the world to enter their best Brockmans Gin cocktail as part of a competition to find the best “Brocktail” for World Gin Day, June 9, 2018. The winning bartenders, voted for by LDA+ bar patrons, will win a trip to the Tales of the Cocktail this summer. Bartender entrants are invited to submit an original cocktail recipe, an image and the name of their ‘Brocktail’ in addition to their contact details via the entry form that will be available on www.brockmansgin.com. The contest opens on April 30 and closes at 7:00 pm on May 31, 2018.
The 2017 winner of the Brockmans World Gin Day 2016 Borcktail was Ginto the Wild by Sebastian Stanczyk of The Spiritualist in Glasgow, UK. In addition to the global winner, four U.S. based bartenders were awarded Honorable Mention as top vote getters in their respective markets. They include: The Ocha by Brett Henderson of The Poynt in Newburyport, MA, The Strawberry Letter 23 by Orion Berge of Gin Parlour in New York City, The Gin Lulu by Alberto Martinez of Pier 115 Bar and Grill in Edgewater, New Jersey and Sunshine on a Cloudy Day by Justin Morales of Blind Pig in Hartford, CT.