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.

 

WINNER OF HEERING CLASSIC 2016 – GRANT MURRAY, SCOTCH AND RYE, UK

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

October — 2016 (London, England) The Aviation is the classic choice. Grant Murray from   UK and his modern classic cocktail the “Brace Position” has answered the challenge and has been named the winner of the 2016 Peter F. Heering® Classics. 10 global bar star semifinalists were flown to London, England and shook things up during the famed London Cocktail Week

10 Global Semi-Finalists to the Final Five

Five global finalists from the 2016 Peter F. Heering® Classics were announced last week during London Cocktail Week festivities. The final five global finalists created an inspired modern classic cocktail with CHERRY HEERING® and presented their modern classic and philosophy behind at the finale event at Joyeux Bordel London.

 “The 2016 Peter F. Heering Classics inspired the Heering brand itself in a way that is more than special”, said Adéle Robberstad, CEO Peter F. Heering “the passion, commitment and sharing of talent using the Heering brand in his competition is now our present day history that makes us as proud as the day the Heering brand was created, almost 200 years ago.”

Pita Dixon I Australia I “The Right Way”

Andrew Schneider I Canada I “Mount Pleasant”

Dawid Guzik I Luxembourg I “Secret Clover”

Laura Walker I New Zealand I “Blood from a Stone”

Grant Murray I UK I “Brace Position”

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 WondrichJames 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.

 

THE 2016 PETER F. HEERING® CLASSICS, 46 GLOBAL FINALISTS AND THEIR MODERN CLASSICS.

 https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTJ_cac4N_pZIFgB704_EqQ/videos?view=0&sort=d d&shelf_id=0

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 twist.

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

Garnish: Marzipan flavored with cherry and honey

Glass: Martini cocktail glass

Method: Crush raspberries and add all ingredients. Dry shaken, shake with ice. Double strain

LAURA WALKER, WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND

”BLOOD FROM A STONE”

20ml Cherry Heering

20ml Gin

10ml Carpano Antica Formula

10ml Bordeaux blend red wine (Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon Cabernet Franc)

20ml Lemon juice

5ml Sugar

Shake with ice and double strain into a chilled glass. Serve with a cloth sprayed with a smokey whisky.

 

Heering announce the 10 Global Classic Challenge semi-finalists on australianbartender.com.au/

THE PETER F. HEERING® CLASSIC CHALLENGE SEMIFINALISTS TO SHAKE UP 2016 LONDON COCKTAIL WEEK

In classic fashion, Peter F. Heering® announces the 10 global semifinalists of the 2016 Peter F. Heering® Classic Challenge. The CHERRY HEERING® 10 global bar star semifinalists will appear in London, England as the 2016 Peter F. Heering® Classic Challenge embarks on the final rounds of competition leading into the grand finale of the 2016 Peter F. Heering® Classic Challenge, all taking place during the famed London Cocktail Week (October 4th – 6th 2016).

“The 2016 Peter F. Heering® Classic Challenge culminating in London against the backdrop of London Cocktail Week and the announcement of the World’s Top 50 Bars simply elevates and puts an incredibly bright spotlight on all of the creative efforts and talents of these elite bar men and women”, said Adéle Robberstad, CEO Peter F. Heering “They have earned this stage and this recognition, they are Cherry Heering.”

AUSTRALIA, Pita Dixon, Joe Taylor, Melbourne, “The Right Way”
CANADA, Andrew Schneider, Vij´s Restaurant, Vancouver, “Mount Pleasant”
GREECE, Akis Kalogritsas, Cadillac Records Cocktail Bar, Karditsa, “Rubik´s Cube”
HONG KONG, Lui Hiu Na, The American Club, Hong Kong, “Dancing Queen”
LUXEMBOURG, David Guzik, Octan´s Spirited Bar, Luxembourg, “Secret Clover”
NEW ZEALAND, Laura Walker, Hawthorn Lounge, Wellington, “Blood From A Stone”
SINGAPORE, Adriel Ang, Sarnies, Singapore, “Cherry-Let”
SWEDEN, Carl Wiman, YUC Mexican, Stockholm, “Heering is Keering”
UNITED KINGDOM, Grant Murray, Scotch and Rye, Inverness, “Brace Position”
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Michael Riojas, Armadillo Palace, Houston, “Cherry Bomb”

The 2016 Peter F. Heering® Classic Challenge top 10 semi-finalists will be flown out to London and compete live, shaking up their inspired modern classic cocktail with CHERRY HEERING®. The semi-finalists will present in person their CHERRY HEERING® cocktail contribution to an international jury who will choose five finalists from the ten.

The CHERRY HEERING® inspired finale will take place October 6th at Joyeux Bordel London where the five finalists will personally present their CHERRY HEERING® modern classic cocktails and philosophy behind. The 2016 Peter F. Heering® Classic Challenge winner receives €500, a Stelton Shaker and global media exposure

Apart from the honor and media attention, all ten 2016 Peter F. Heering® Classic Challenge semi-finalists will receive airfare and four hotel nights in vibrant London, and they will all be part of the Global Heering Legend program filmed by bar legend Simon Difford – The Heering Legends on Diffords Guide.

2016 Peter F. Heering® Classic Challenge – Global Jury
Simon Difford – Simon Difford is one of the worlds most renowned and respected drinks experts. Simon writes and publishes the Difford’s Guide range of drinks related books, the best known being ‘Difford’s Guide – Cocktails’ with 3,000 color-illustrated recipes. He is also the creator of London Cocktail Week, the UK’s biggest cocktail festival.

David Wondrich – Esquire Magazine’s drinks correspondent, 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, Din’s experience behind the bar has been one of the most fulfilling and rewarding in our time. Din is one of the academy members of The World’s 50 Best Bars and Asia’s 50 Best Bars

Hamish Smith – A multi-award winning drinks journalist at Drinks International Magazine, where he is deputy editor, and CLASS, where he is editor. As part of his role at Drinks International he is the co-ordinator of the The World’s 50 Best Bars poll and editor of the brand’s series of magazines.

Lauren Mote – Co-proprietor of Bittered Sling, a wildly successful line of high quality small batch cocktail and culinary bitters and Bar Manager at UVA, Wine & Cocktail Bar based in Vancouver, BC

Charlene Dawes – Managing Director and Owner of Tastings Group Limited, overseeing six specialty bars & restaurants in the Central district, Hong Kong. One of them “Quinary” was named one of the “World’s 50 Best Bars from 2013 to 2016 by Drinks International Magazine.

THE 2016 PETER F. HEERING® CLASSIC CHALLENGE 46 GLOBAL FINALISTS WATCH HERE: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTJ_cac4N_pZIFgB704_EqQ/videos?view=0&sort=dd&shelf_id=0

 

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