Last Monday the 2014 Mixology Bar Awards were held at the Grand Hyatt in Berlin’s Potsdamer Platz with cocktail bars and bartenders throughout Germany, Austria, and Switzerland represented. The Mixology Bar Awards, now in their 7th year, kicked off Bar Convent Berlin, Europe’s most well-known bar show.
Irish barman Philip Duff and the German TV presenter Hadnet Tesfai hosted the red-carpet-event, which had 500 guests in attendance.
Below are this year’s winners.
Bar of the year (Germany): Spirits (Cologne)
Bar of the year (Austria): Dino’s American Bar (Vienna)
Bar of the year (Switzerland): Onyx Bar (Zürich)
Mixologist of the year: Arnd H. Heissen, Curtain Club at the Ritz-Carlton (Berlin)
Newcomer of the year: Reinhard Pohorec, The Sign (Vienna
Host of the year: Thomas Altenberger, Lebensstern (Berlin)
Spirit of the year: Tanqueray Malacca
Hotel bar of the year: Bar DaCaio (Hamburg)
Bar team of the year: Spirits (Cologne)
Bar menu of the year: Gamsei (Munich)
Mixology City Award 2014: Munich
Bartender’s Choice: Angostura Bitters