List of IBA official cocktails

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An IBA Official Cocktail is one of many cocktails selected by the International Bartenders Association (IBA) for use in the annual World Cocktail Competition (WCC)[1] in bartending. As such, these mixed drinks are some of the most notable and frequently-made cocktails by professional bartenders around the world.

IBA Cocktails are specified in centilitres (cL) rather than the more commonly used millilitres (mL). 3 cL are approximately equivalent to 1 U.S. fluid ounce (1.4% more).

List of cocktails[edit]

IBA Official Cocktails are divided into three categories:

The Unforgettables[edit]

Contemporary Classics[edit]

New Era Drinks[edit]

List of sweetened products[edit]

The following "Sweetened products" are restricted to two centilitres (4 tsp, or 2/3 US fl oz) in the Before-Dinner Cocktail category:[2]

  1. vermouth (white, red, rosé)
  2. all sweet liqueurs and creams
  3. sweet fortified wines, like cream sherry, marsala, port
  4. cocktail syrups
  5. all sweet sparkling wines
  6. sweet fruit juices

See also[edit]


  1. ^ World Cocktail Competition (WCC) International Bartenders Association. Retrieved 2007-01-01.
  2. ^ WCC rules stipulate: The Before Dinner Cocktail shall not contain more than 2 centilitres (0.70 imp fl oz; 0.68 US fl oz) of sweetened products.

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