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2017 USBG Bacardi Legacy North American Finals in Miami

2017 USBG Bacardi Legacy North American Finals in MiamiMonday, February 13, 6:30pm-10:30pm – 1306 Event Space & Bar, 1306 N Miami Ave, Miami

The 2017 USBG Bacardi Legacy North American Cocktail Competition finals are held in Miami at the 1306 Bar. All 12 U.S Finalists put their shakers up and duke it out for a chance to head to the Global Finals in Berlin and compete for the Legacy Crown. #USBG #BacardiLife #Legacy2017

The USBG Bacardi Legacy Cocktail Competition challenges participants to create the next generation of classic BACARDĺ rum cocktails that will stand the test of time. Each of the cocktails are judged by their balance, flavor, quality of ingredients and aesthetic appeal, as well as their enduring popularity and the story behind them. The judges for the North American Finals are Dickie Cullimore, Bacardi’s Global Brand Ambassador, Tom Walker, The 2014 Legacy Global Winner and Pam Wiznitzer, President of the United States Bartenders Guild.

The U.S. finalist contestants were divided by the coast:

East Coast Finalists:
Cody Henson, Savannah, GA
Darnell Holguin, New York, NY (winner)
Kayla Hasbrook, New York, NY
Rebecca Burkart, Houston, TX
Will Isaza, Boston, MA
William Patton, New Orleans, LA
West Coast Finalists:
Alex Chien, Columbus, OH
Cameron George, Seattle, WA
Donna Francis, Tucson, AZ
Ryan Wainwright, Los Angeles, CA (winner)
Vincent Toscano, San Francisco, CA
Topher Hartfield, Denver, CO
 

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