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Pierce Takes 2017 USBG Most Imaginative North America Bartender Title

By September 21, 2017Top News

The United States Bartenders’ Guild (USBG) named Columbus, Ohio’s Annie Williams Pierce as the North American Winner of the 11th Annual “Most Imaginative Bartender” Competition sponsored by Bombay Sapphire Gin. The 2017 finale took place in London, England at the home of Bombay Sapphire Gin for a four-day cocktail showdown, where the top 12 finalists competed and presented their most inventive works. Pierce galvanized judges as the most imaginative. As a result of her win, Pierce will become GQ Magazine’s first official “Bartender in Residence,” collaborating on a new series of innovative cocktail videos and act as in-house cocktail and culture expert throughout the year for GQ, as well as other Conde Nast publications.


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