GIFFARD WEST CUP – Belgium Selection

The Belgium selection for the GIFFARD WEST CUP took place on the 22nd of April at the THON Hotel – Rue de la loi (Brussels).

The GIFFARD WEST CUP is an international cocktail competition where the world’s best barkeepers get together. After different pre selections around the world, the finalists are going to compete on the 13th of May in Angers…

12 barkeepers from the best Bars and Hotels of the country were competing for the Belgium selection: Le BAR XII (Hotel THON-Bruxelles), Le Crystal Lounge (Hotel Sofitel-Bruxelles), Le Loui (Hotel Steigenberger-Bruxelles, Aux 4 vents (Bar-Liège), Dolce la Hulpe (Hotel-Bruxelles),  Hotel Amigo (Bruxelles).

Each competitor had to realize  a short drink (for 4 Glasses) made with a minimum of 1 cl of GIFFARD Premium  liqueur.

The competition was organized in partnership with the UBB (Union of Belgium bartenders).

The winner of the first cocktails competition and 2013 UBB National Champion:  Nicolas Everrard (Steigenberger Grand hotel Brussels

Nicolas Everrard will represent Belgium and UBB to the World Cocktails Competition in Angers on the 13th May 2013

First Runner up :Xristos  Spyridonos ( Thon Hotel Europe Brussels)

Second Runner up: Elisa Gonzales Munos(Thon Hotel Europe Brussels)

“Garden Party” By Nicolas Everrard

1,5cl Gin City of London 

1,5 Wild Elderflower Liquor Giffard

3,5 Apple Jus Caraibos

1cl Cucumber Sirup Giffard

 2 Dash Bitter Peychauds




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