Barman Bruce Hamilton from Ondine in Edinburgh has been crowned the winner of Edinburgh Gins new cocktail competition hosted in association with the Scottish Society of Professional Bartenders.
The competition put the citys talent to the test with entries from all over Edinburgh. Bruce Hamilton impressed the judges with his excellent recipe and triumphed over competition from Edinburghs leading bartenders with his Edinburgh Gin Edinburgh Citrusity cocktail
The winning drink was a refreshing mix of Gin, Aperol, Orange Juice, and Vermouth and will be seen in the Skinny magazines Cocktail column next month. The winner received a case of Edinburgh Gin and a bottle of Sheep Dips Old Hebridean 1990 Whisky. The runner up was Roddy Short from the Balmoral Hotel with his Edinburghs Orchard cocktail.
Judges were Martin Duffy, secretary of the Association of Scottish Bartenders, Hattie Nicol and Bruce Borthwick both from Spencerfield Spirit. They all had a great time
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