Bartender, Mike Shum Competes in Bacardi Legacy Cocktail Competition

Chan Chan Cocktail

Chan Chan Cocktail

Local bartender Mike Shum has won a spot in the Bacardi Legacy global cocktail competition, he will be representing Vancouver when he competes against 7 other bartenders from across Canada. The Canadian competition will be held in Toronto on March 23rd where he will have a chance to present his cocktail to the judges.

Mike Shum

Mike Shum

He created his cocktail which is called the “Chan Chan” made with Bacardi Blanco rum, dry vermouth, St-Germaine Elderflower Liqueur, lime juice, sugar and Peychaud’s Bitters. If he wins the competition in Toronto, he would then go to Sydney, Australia for the finals in April 2015.

One of the elements of this competition is to share the cocktail and promote it far and wide, you can follow his cocktail with this hashtag #chanchanaroundtown on twitter, instagram and facebook. You can follow Mike on twitter and Instagram @mshumbartender

By: Richard Wolak