No.3 Gin reveals cocktail competition champion

No.3 Gin reveals cocktail competition champion

thirtieth July, 2021 by Nicola Carruthers

Berry Bros & Rudd has named Thomas Hay-Owens because the winner of its No.3 Gin Pursuit of Perfection cocktail competitors.

Thomas Hay-Owens of Sheffield’s True North Brewing Co

British spirits service provider Berry Bros opened entries to its inaugural No.3 Gin Pursuit of Perfection cocktail competition in March this yr.

Held on 27 July at Berry Bros’ St James Road headquarters in London, the worldwide remaining of the competition noticed 10 entrants compete for the highest prize.

Hay-Owens, group beverage co-ordinator at True North Brewing Co in Sheffield, secured the successful title for his cocktails, Poetry In Movement and The Final Phrase.

The competitors was judged by No.3 Gin model ambassador Ross Bryant, Bar Chick proprietor Hannah Grace Lodge, and spirits author Neil Ridley.

Hay-Owens will obtain a visit to the No.3 Gin distillery in Schiedam, the Netherlands, the place he may have the prospect to supply a pre-mixed cocktail with the model’s workforce. The expression might be made accessible to UK customers.

A donation of £1 (US$1.40) from every bottle bought might be given to business charity Hospitality Action. The launch of the product might be supported by a PR and media marketing campaign.

No.3 Gin has held the Unlock Style cocktail competitors for the previous three years. Earlier winners included Dandelyan’s Mikey Ball, Jonny Munoz from Hawksmoor Spitalfields, and William Campbell Rowntree from Artesian bar at The Langham.

Final month, The Macallan proprietor Edrington acquired a minority stake in No.3 Gin.

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