The World Class Bar and Cocktails at Home masterclasses, will play host to some of the world’s best bartenders, including current Global World Class Winner Katlyn Stewart and Global Cocktailian Lauren Mote, who will be on-hand to share their unrivalled cocktail knowledge and expertise during exclusive masterclasses taking place throughout the weekend. Visitors will also have the chance to sip and sample World Class spirits such as Tanqueray No. TEN gin, Roe & Co Irish whiskey, Ketel One Vodka and Bulleit Bourbon.
WORLD CLASS BARTENDER OF THE YEAR IRISH FINAL:
World Class is the world’s most prestigious and respected mixology programme, committed to celebrating and elevating the craft of bartending. For the first time, the World Class Bartender of the Year Competition will bring its Irish final to Taste of Dublin. This global competition brings together the best bars, the most talented bartenders and the most exquisite spirits from around the world.
Following months of heats and challenges, Taste of Dublin visitors will get a chance to see Ireland’s top three finalists battling it out in a series of complex challenges, testing them on all aspects of the craft of bartending where they will demonstrate their skill, passion, innovation, creativity and ambition, all in front of a live audience.
The winning bartender will represent Ireland at the World Class Global Final 2018 which will take place in Berlin in October.