Anti:Dote’s Bannie Kang is currently winging her way to the UK as the Singapore
representative in the global finals of the Black Cow Vodka Gold Top Cup.
Her winning drink: The Thinker, made from Black Cow vodka, banana syrup and sherry will
be competing against the best entries form Honk Kong, Canada and the USA at the finals
held in Dorset, UK this week.
Black Cow’s aim is to inspire and encourage the best, most inventive and imaginative
mixologists to showcase their work across the Black Cow social media channels during
this two-day event.
Bannie was one of ten finalists competing in the Singapore final at Fancy on North Canal
Road, all who had been hand-picked by the judges after visiting every entrant and trying
Watermelon rind, Wagyu beef fat and apple peelings were just some of the unusual
ingredients used to create some stunning Black Cow vodka cocktails in the Singapore Black Cow Gold Top Cup.
In the country final of the international competition, the finalists showcased their
competition creation: a cocktail made from by-products of a dish – echoing the essence of
Black Cow vodka itself, which is made from distilling whey: a waste by-product of the
Tim Clark, from Eastwind Imports, the brand owners in Singapore said, “The standard of
entries is testament to the amazing creativity of our bartenders in Singapore. The concept of creating cocktails around ingredients that would otherwise go to waste is central to Black Cow vodka’s sustainable ethos.”
The ten finalists in Singapore were:
Nina Kong – Sugarhall
Bannie Kang – Anti:Dote
Dave Koh – Bar Stories
Yadhaven Santheran – The Guild Singapore
Sashi Satiyaseelen – Pollen
Michael Mendoza – 1864 Bar & Lounge Sofitel
Leonard Lin – 1880
Don Henry Miranda – The World Is Flat
Tim Chew – 1880
Try your own Black Cow cocktails at home or visit any of the finalists at their amazing bars!
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