Congratulations to Dennis Gobis from Austin, Texas!

Dennis' cocktail, "The One," won him the title of 2014 Domaine de Canton Bartender of the Year and the $10,000 Grand Prize.

"The One"

1 ½ oz banana infused Domaine de Canton
1 oz Lillet Rouge
¾ oz Fresh Lemon Juice
½ oz Leblon Cachaca
¼ oz Allspice Dram
Tamarind

Shake liquid ingredients with 3 pods from fresh tamarind and ice

Serve up in a martini glass, add fresh lemon mist and brûlée banana garnish

 

Dennis Gobis is a professional bartender based in Austin, Texas and active member of the USBG. While working as the Bar Manager of Drink. Well., an award-winning, craft cocktail bar and gastropub in Austin's vibrant North Loop district, Dennis submitted his Blood and Money Domaine de Canton cocktail entry for this year's Competition. Once a pre-med student, Dennis never thought his creative combination of his passion for food and beverage and love of science would earn him the title.

He's a rising star in the cocktail community creating delicious, balanced and accessible beverages that are also unforgettable. We can't wait to see what Dennis does next.

The Competition


Luca Marcellin
Milan, Italy
Runner Up


Michael Parish
New York City, NY
Semi-Finalist


Flaviana Bonafacio
Seville, Spain
Semi-Finalist


Andrew Meltzer
San Francisco, CA
Finalist


David Roth
New York City, NY
Finalist


Audrey Eschemann
Paris, France
Finalist


Will Cox
Edinburgh, Scotland
Finalist

Round One Recipe

Not All Scot's Are Ginger

1 ¼ oz Domaine de Canton
⅓ oz Cynar
⅓ oz Talisker 10 Year scotch
1 egg
3 dashes Angostura orange bitters
1 pinch of salt

Build ingredients in mixing glass, shake and strain over ice

Garnish with saffron

 

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