THE PETER F HEERING® CLASSICS ANNOUNCES 2016 WINNER AT LONDON COCKTAIL WEEK on FINE WINE

The 2016 Peter F. Heering® Classics finalists were selected by a global jury comprised of Simon Difford – one of the worlds most renowned and respected drinks experts, David Wondrich, CHERRY HEERING® – 2016 WINNER ANNOUNCED James Beard Award Winner for his book Imbibe! and founding partner on Beverage Alcohol Resource, the United States leading training program for bartenders and other mixologists, Din Hassan, a veteran from the Singapore nightlife industry, Hamish Smith, a multi-award winning drinks journalist at Drinks International Magazine, Lauren Mote, Co-proprietor of Bittered Sling, a wildly successful line of high quality small batch cocktail and culinary bitters and Charlene Dawes, Managing Director and Owner of Tastings Group Limited. The Peter F. Heering® Classics tapped the best bar talent in the world to re-write cocktail history by creating their version of a classic cocktail.

WINNING RECIPE GRANT MURRAY, INVERNESS, UNITED KINGDOM ”BRACE POSITION” 15ml Ardbeg poured into ice filled Boston, stir and strain out liquid, leaving whisky coated ice in Boston. Then put into Boston… 35ml Botanist Gin 15ml Cherry Heering 10ml Briottet Liqueur de Violette 15ml Fresh lemon juice 15ml Sugar syrup (3:1) Shake all ingredients together and fine strain into chilled speakeasy martini glass. Garnished with cherry and lemon

 PITA DIXON, MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA ”THE RIGHT WAY” 25ml cognac (Pierre Ferrand) 25ml rye whisky (Rittenhouse Rye 100) 25ml Cherry Heering 2 dash Angostura bitters 2 dash Peychaud’s bitters -Build in mixing glass or a Boston glass -Add ice -Stir -Strain over block ice Orange twist to garnish (I have put my preferred brands for use in this cocktail)

ANDREW SCHNEIDER, VANCOUVER, CANADA ”MOUNT PLEASANT” 2oz Cherry Herring .5oz Orgeat .25oz Fernet Branca 1oz Lemon Juice 1 egg white Shake all ingredients without ice, then with ice. Double strain into a cocktail glass and garnish with fresh grated nutmeg.

DAWID GUZIK, LUXEMBOURG, LUXEMBOURG ”SECRET CLOVER” 4,5cl Copperhead Gin, 3cl Cherry Heering, 2 bsp Honey Acacia, 6 Fresh raspberries, 1,5cl Resh lime juice, 1 Whole egg white, 4 dash Elemakule Tiki Bitters. Crush raspberries and add all ingredients. Dry shaken, shake with ice. Double strain  into a cocktail glass. Garnish marzipan flavored with cherry and honey.

LAURA WALKER, WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND ”BLOOD FROM A STONE” 2oz Cherry Herring .5oz Orgeat .25oz Fernet Branca 1oz Lemon Juice 1 egg white Shake all ingredients without ice, then with ice. Double strain into a cocktail glass and garnish with fresh grated nutmeg.

 

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