The Global Spirits Business Masters is the world's most highly regarded series of spirits blind-tasting competitions. The competition has a famously robust judging process, each entry is blind-tasted by a panel of leading spirits specialists, this year included Emilia Wrelton, Bar Manager at Electric House; Marko Stanar, Head Bartender at Annabel’s Private Members Club; Anthony Callegari, Head of bars at the London Edition to name a few.
Lockdown Liquor entered The Pre-Mixed and RTD Masters 2022 for the first time with a selection of our cocktails, which saw 400+ entries into this category alone and we are proud to announce that they performed extremely well receiving seven medals in total across six spirit categories including one Silver, five Gold and one of the top accolades, a Masters Medal.
Below is a summary of our awards as well as a selection of judges' comments.
- Espresso Martini - Gold Medal
"Creamy and silky”
- Passion Fruit Martini - Silver Medal
- Negroni - Gold Medal
Tequila / Mezcal
- Picante - Gold Medal
- Rum Rock - Gold Medal
Low / No Alcohol
- Forest Picante - Gold Medal
"Spicy and flavourful”
- Old Fashioned - MASTERS Medal
"Lovely and fragrant on the nose, with a hint of orange peel and cherry, lovely mouthfeel with plenty of vanilla and oak, good balance of Bourbon with hints of orange and maraschino cherry, and a pinch of warming wood spice”