Published on October 19th, 2015 | by Adrienne


Spirited Awards 2015 Winners

Each July, the international cocktail community descends on New Orleans for Tales of the Cocktail. The culminating event is the Spirited Awards, a kind of Oscars of the industry, where bars and bartenders are recognized for excellence across a range of categories.

This year London and New York were tied with 5 wins each, while Boston, Miami, Denver, San Fransico, Seattle, Melbourne and Singapore each took home one apiece.

Check out our map of the winners and start plotting your next cocktail adventure:

New York:

  • Employees Only: Best American Bar Team & Best American High Volume Cocktail Bar
  • Leyenda: Home of Ivy Mix, American Bartender of the Year
  • Dead Rabbit Grocery & Grog: World’s Best Cocktail Menu & World’s Best Bar


  • Dandelyan: Best New International Cocktail Bar
  • White Lyan: Home of Ryan Chetiyawardana, International Bartender of the Year
  • Artesian: Best International Cocktail Bar
  • Beaufort Bar at The Savoy: Best International Hotel Bar
  • Blind Pig at Social Eating House: Best International Restaurant Bar

US Other:

  • Boston: Eastern Standard Kitchen & Drinks: Best American Restaurant Bar
  • Miami: The Broken Shaker: Best American Hotel Bar
  • Denver: Williams & Graham: Best American Cocktail Bar
  • San Francisco: ABV: Best New American Cocktail Bar
  • Seattle: Canon: World’s Best Spirits Selection


  • 28 Hong Kong Street: Best International Bar Team


  • The Black Pearl & The Attic: Best International High Volume Cocktail Bar


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About the Author

Adrienne is one of the co-founders of Dipsology. When she’s not drinking, sleeping & breathing cocktails, she can be found in Napa, drinking wine instead. You can read about her non-cocktail adventures on her blog and follow her @alstillman.

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