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2011-03-15 07:00:00

MIAMI, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sixth Bacardi Cruise Competition announced this year's Bacardi Bartender of the Year and Bacardi Chef of the Year at an exclusive awards event at The Forge Restaurant in Miami last night. Simon Blacoe of Royal Caribbean International was awarded the Bartender of the Year title for his creation 'O Bloody Hell', made with Grey Goose(R) L'Orange, while Anuroop Konikkara of Carnival Cruise Lines claimed the Chef of the Year honours for his...

2011-02-28 12:00:00

CORAL GABLES, Fla., Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States Bartenders' Guild (USBG) brought together 24 of the most talented cocktail creators in the United States on Sunday, Feb. 27 to take center stage at The ACE Hotel in New York City in a head-to-head cocktail competition to select three bartenders to represent the United States on the brightest stage in mixology: the 2011 42BELOW® Cocktail World Cup 'Carnival of the Cocktail' to be held March 14 to 20 in...

2011-02-28 10:54:00

CORAL GABLES, Fla., Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On Sunday, Feb. 27, 2011, prior to the 42BELOW Cocktail World Cup U.S. Final, history was made at the ACE Hotel. An eight man team of cocktail wizards achieved a feat never completed by another group of men and set the Guinness World Records achievement for most cocktails - minimum of three ingredients - made in one hour by a team. When all was said and done 1,541 cocktails lined the tables wall-to-wall. (Photo:...

2010-12-29 16:47:00

MIAMI, Dec. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Orange Drive, jointly developed by Union Square Agency (USSE Corp., Pink OTC Symbol: UCRP), the Orange Bowl Committee and Cointreau® - the original and world-renowned orange liqueur of excellence - are thrilled to announce the official Cointreau "Shake-Fest" to take place on January 1st at the En Vivo Latin Festival. On Miami's illustrious beach at 7th Street and Ocean Drive, over 3,000 people will simultaneously mix signature Cointreau...

2010-11-15 14:57:00

LAS VEGAS, Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- This fall, 45 of the country's top mixologists descended on Las Vegas for the USBG Bartender Summit, sponsored by BOMBAY SAPPHIRE® and GQ Magazine, each of them having already proven themselves as their hometown's mixology master. After two days of intense cocktail-making, the USBG announced Phoenix's Jason Asher as the nation's "Most Inspired Bartender." To honor this achievement, Asher and his BOMBAY SAPPHIRE cocktail, the Beet...

2010-07-12 08:00:00

NEW YORK, July 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Patron, the ultra-premium tequila that revolutionized the white spirits category, has created the Patron Cocktail Lab, a platform for crowd-sourced drinks. As a company that has long recognized the talents of those that are passionate about flavor and quality, the Patron Cocktail Lab is an extension of Patron's philosophy of perfection. Hosted within Facebook, the site encourages dialogue and sharing by asking visitors to re-think the elements that...

2010-06-24 13:00:00

LOS ANGELES, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- On the morning of Wednesday, June 23, Americans echoed a collective cheer of solidarity in support of Team USA's gut-wrenching 1-0 victory over opponent, Algeria, advancing the American men's soccer team to the second round of this year's World Cup tournament. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100624/SF26311) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100624/SF26311) With Team USA's second-round match slated for Saturday, June 26 and...

2010-02-01 09:00:00

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Comfort is rallying fans to support New Orleans, the city where the delicious spirit was created, and fire up their friends with calls featuring the anthem "Black & Gold (Who Dat?)." Leading up to the big game, fans can go to southerncomfort.com/neworleans to send a clip of the song to their friends. "Black & Gold (Who Dat?)" was put together by New Orleans-based emcee K-Gates and has been a popular rallying cry for New Orleans...

2009-11-10 10:45:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Kick-start the holiday season with the makers of Baileys® Original Irish Cream by celebrating the two things women find most irresistible about a holiday get-together -- amazing party shoes and a delicious drink. The Baileys Holiday Shoe Collection of one-of-a-kind Baileys-inspired designs will be sold via online auction to benefit Clothes Off Our Back®. The national non-profit organization auctions clothing, jewelry...

2009-02-21 11:59:54

Thailand has joined the ranks of New York, Singapore and Havana with its own signature cocktail, the Siam Sunray, tourism officials say. While the classic New York Manhattan starts with bourbon, the Singapore Sling with gin and cherry brandy, and the Mojito with white rum, the Tourism Authority of Thailand says the Siam Sunray uses vodka. Other ingredients include syrup and lime juice, and some Thai ingredients such as coconut liqueur, chili and ginger, a leaf of Kaffir lime and three slivers...