Alvino’s wins Chairman’s Reserve Mai Tai competition

10 August, 2016

Emporia Brands has announced the winner of the Chairman’s Reserve Mai Tai competition - Alvino’s from Newcastle.

The final was held at The Magic Roundabout in London last night (August 9). The final four were: Alvino’s, The Bureau of Birmingham, Mahiki, and Trading House, both London.

The participants had to create their twist on the classic Mai Tai cocktail using two expressions of Chairman’s Reserve rum from St Lucia Distillers.

The prize is a training visit for two to St Lucia as part of the prestige Chairman’s XI programme.

Alvino’s winning Chairman’s Reserve Mai Tai (pictured) was:

25ml Chairman's Reserve White Label rum

25ml Chairman's Reserve Finest rum

15ml King's Ginger liqueur

25ml lime juice

10ml pineapple juice

10ml orgeat syrup

Add all ingredients to shaker, shake with cubed ice, strain into chilled Collins over crushed ice. Mint sprig & Fernet Branca float garnish.





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Philip Duff

Make safety sexy

It was the Worshipful Company of Distillers’ annual dinner at the Lord Mayor of London’s residence Mansion House a few weeks ago, and as a junior member of the Gin Guild I was permitted to attend, provided I promised not to pinch any silverware and did a little light sweeping afterwards.

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