South African contestant Dino Bastia took home the honors for Best Rum Cocktail at the 2016 Angostura Global Cocktail Challenge. His cocktail, The Sanctuary, embraces the tropical theme with notes of pineapple juice and fresh lime juice.
Category Archive: Global Cocktail Challenge 2015 – 2016
Trinidad and Tobago’s competitor Neal Ramdhan is the new Angostura Global Cocktail Champion! Winner of the Best Rum cocktail prize, was Dino Batista of South Africa and winner of the Best Freestyle cocktail prize was Neal Ramdhan. Second place overall went to Dino Batista and coming in third, was the competitor from Canada, Johnathan Strokowski Ross. After 900 entrants from 36 countries around the world, the last 12 finalists were the cream of the crop.
Martin Corriveau payed tribute to the man who invented Angostura® Aromatic Bitters during the Global Cocktail Challenge. His drink for the rum cocktail round features three signature Angostura products including Angostura® Aromatic Bitters, Angostura® 5 Yr. Rum, and Amaro di Angostura®, as well as fresh lemon juice, raw sugar syrup and a mint sprig.