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The Best Rum in the Daiquiri 2023!

April 24 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Taste Daiquiris and Vote for the Best Rum in the Daiquiri with
Bar Industry Pros!

New York Cocktail Expo presents…

The Best Rum in The Daiquiri 2023 Competition!

The Daiquiri Event to Taste and Award Best Rum in the Daiquiri in the Iconic 3rd Annual Best Spirits in Cocktails Awards!

Very Limited Tickets! Purchase now as this is an exclusive tasting event with Top Spirit & Bar Industry Pros!

Love Rum and Daiquiris?

Then join us at the Top In Person Tasting Event highlighting this Iconic Cocktail and the Best Rums for a Daiquiri!

NY Cocktail Expo’s Official Honoree & Venue for Best Daiquiri in New York, Gelo Honrade at Cafe Salgamundi will be making their Award Winning Daiquiris(s) for Attendees!

Attendees will Blind Taste Rounds of Daiquiris with Different Nominated Rums along with Industry Panelists and Award The Best Rum in the Daiquiri 2023!

The seasoned panel will converse about the history of the Daiquiri, its many riffed versions, popularity & what makes a great one as you watch them taste, score, deliberate & decide Gold, Silver & Bronze honors for the Top Rum Finalists!

Bar Industry Nomination / Tasting Panelists: Shannon Mustipher (TIKI Modern Tropical Cocktails), Anton Kinloch (Bar Manager Fuchsia TiKi Bar), Gelo Honrade (Cafe Salmagundi) Host: Matt Kourie (NY Cocktail Expo)

What You Will Experience!

  • Taste Several Rounds of Daiquiris at Cafe Salmagundi!
  • Vote for Best Rum in the Daiquiri 2023 in the Best Spirits in Cocktails Awards!
  • Learn about the History of the Daiquiri
  • Learn how to Judge Cocktails from our Industry Panel
  • Hear about the great history of the Hosting Bar, Cafe Salmagundi
  • Live Q&A to Engage with Panelists
  • Learn to Make a Proper Traditional Daiquiri
  • Find out the Best rums for a Daiquiri
  • Network with Bar Industry Attendees
  • Make History at NYCE’s Iconic Best Spirits in Cocktails Awards

Once again, this is a very exclusive tasting and ask that you purchase your tasting ticket at this time if you wish to attend.

Attire: Classy Casual, Bar Industry Tasting, Award Show

Congratulations to all the Best Daiquiri in NY Bar Nominees!

  • Sunken Harbor Club
  • Leyenda
  • Mace (Two Nominations)
  • Employees Only
  • All Night Skate
  • Top Quality
  • Osamil Upstairs
  • Panorama Room

Rum Brands Submit your Expressions to Compete Here!

See the Spirits & Bars Nominated in the Best Spirits in Cocktails Awards here.

Spirit Brands & Bartenders! Register for Best Cocktail of the Year 2023 & TiKi Throw Down 2023 Cocktail Competitions at New York Cocktail Expo Aug 23, 2023 at Melrose Ballroom.

Follow @nycocktailexpo on Instagram for more! #nycocktailexpo #bsica #bsica2023

*Please note: By registering for this event you are agreeing to receive emails from the organizers and it’s participants. Thank you for being a part of the NYCE community. Cheers!

*Please Note due to its exclusivity and very limited tickets, refunds are not available. All sales final. Thank you!


April 24
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm


NY Cocktail Expo
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Cafe Salmagundi
51 Irving Pl, New York, NY 10003
New York, NY 10003 US
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