Legacy of the Cocktails Showcase: Bacardi Prepares for Its 150th Anniversary
The United States Bartenders Guild has joined forces with the rum makers to put on the Legacy of the Cocktails Showcase featuring some of South Florida's best mixologists and cocktail concoctors.
Bartenders from all the way north as Tampa stirred up some fantastically unusual ingredients to get judges drooling and voting for them. Winners go to the national tournament which is taking place right here in Miami. Guess this means we need to start thinking of this as a cocktail type of town.
This is the third competition by Bacardi globally and the second in the U.S. "The mission of this competition is to find a cocktail that could be compared in theory and elegance and balance to those cocktails that formed the legacy of Bacardi," he said. They were serving a few of those signature 1930s cocktails at the Well for guests to suck down as they watched the mixologists mix away.
"Miami's definitely one of the strongest places for mixology," Coronado assures, last year, the winner who represented the U.S. in the worldwide competition was a local. "Miami has a lot of talent," he says, naming the Florida Room as one of his favorite places to grab a fancy bev.
Stay tuned in for more anniversary party information.
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