1st De Kuyper Cup Ireland 2018 Winner Announced

Federico Destro

Federico Destro of the Blind Pig Speakeasy in Dublin was the winner of the 1st De Kuyper Cup Ireland cocktail competition, held on Tuesday 22nd May 2018 in the Exchequer Bar, Dublin.

Federico, who hails from Italy, fought off strong competition from nine other finalists in what will become a permanent fixture on the annual bartenders competition schedule. The competition was organised by the Bartenders Association of Ireland.

Winning Recipe

Cocktail Name: Time to Wake Up!


  • 2.0 cl Mandarin Napoleon
  • 4.0 cl Prizefighter Irish Whiskey
  • 2.0 cl vanilla syrup
  • 2.0 cl fresh lime juice
  • Garnish: oranges, marmalade and savoiardo cookies on the rim of the glass

Decoration: marmalade and cookies

Method: shaker & double strain

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