Top 20 Semi Finalists Annoucned for Peter F. Heering Sling Awards

The scene is set, July 19th, Tales of the Cocktail, the location is set, Latrobe's on Royal and the MC is set, Author and Personality Dan Dunn, who along with Zane Lamprey, hosts the hit podcast “Happy Hour” with Zane & Dunn will MC the Sling of all Sling Awards at Latrobe New Orleans,  and now the Top 20 Global Semi-Finalist are complete.

The Singapore Sling is a South-East Asian cocktail, a long drink developed sometime before 1915 by Ngiam Tong Boon, a Hainanese bartender working at the Long Bar in Raffles Hotel Singapore. It was initially called the gin sling, a sling was originally an American drink composed of  a spirit, water, sweetener, and flavored – now cherry heering the essential ingredient in the world famous Singapore Sling, has challenged the world’s best bartenders with the announcement of the 2013 Peter F. Heering Sling Award.

 “These Top 20 global Semi-Finalist took to heart to the spirit and the essence of the Sling Awards and it shines in their recipes and it will be a pleasure and challenge for our multi-talented US Jury to decide who the five are who move onto Berlin,” says Adéle Robberstad, CEO, Peter F. Heering /Maison Heinrich.

The following are the 20 Finalist for the Peter F. Heering Sling Award listed by country, Sling cocktail name, bartender name and associated bar

  • China |Sling Brulee |Murphy Ho kin Yiu | Chill Bar
  • Denmark | Mr Heerings Sling Fix| Hasse Bank Johansen | St. Pauls Apothek
  • Denmark | Sling Diversity | Zander Lauritzen Hansen | DrinksMeister
  • England | Cherry Delight | Giedrius Lipinskas | York & Albany, London
  • England | Rye Sling Star | Ben Manchester | Hotel du Vin, Brighton
  • England | The Don | Massimo Rizzo | Old Bengalas Bar
  • Finland | Ginger Sling | Kim-Peter Hyöty | Rocktails
  • Finland | Sling Granate | Laura Suutari | Fontana Club
  • Germany | Expressyon | Tiziano Mori | Crazy Cocktail
  • Greece | Caribbean Sling | Konstantinos Kapniaris | Omilos
  • Norway | Singapore Slang | Rune Salomonsen | Barakademiet
  • Spain | Passage of Singapore | Juan Jose Maillo Garrido | Cameo Bar
  • Switzerland | Gingepore Slang | Patricia Brenta | d'bar
  • Taiwan | Undercurrents |Gao, Yun- Siang | MOD Public Bar
  • UAE | Salute Commander Venus | Lus Surianto | Madinat Jumeirah, Mina A´Salam
  • USA | Highland Sling | Michael Flannery | New York City
  • USA | The Bucktown Sling | AnneMarie Sagoi | The Charleston
  • USA | Sterling Sling | Lucinda Sterling | Lucinda
  • USA | Tartini Sling | Will Tomlinson | Lil' Will
  • USA | The Cats Paw | Natalie C. Harry | Revival Bar + Kitchen

The U.S. Semi-Finalist Jury – Peter F. Heering Sling Awards | 2013 Tales of the Cocktail

2013 Peter F. Heering Sling Award |US Semi-Final Jury

  • Bill Goldring ♦ Owner | Sazerac Company 
  • Charles Joly ♦ Crafthouse Cocktails Co-Founder | 2013 James Beard Award Winner
  • Helmut Adam ♦ Publisher | Mixology Magazine
  • Ti Martin ♦ Owner | Commander's Palace
  • Ann Tuennerman ♦ Founder | Tales of the Cocktail,
  • Tracy Howard ♦ Associate Editor | Imbibe Magazine
  • Tan Vinh ♦ Spirits Columnist | Seattle Times
  • Noah Rothbaum ♦ Editor-In-Chief |




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