International Bartenders Association

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A poster for the IBA meeting of 1965 at the Claridge Hotel, Buenos Aires.[1]

The International Bartenders Association, founded on 24 February, 1951, in the Saloon of the Grand Hotel in Torquay, England, is an international organisation established in order to represent the best bartenders in the world.[2]

An annual event, both World Cocktail Competition (WCC) and World Flairtending Competition (WFC) were presented and organised by the IBA. The IBA also sanctions a list of official cocktails.

Each year the events take place in different destinations. For instance in 2006, the competitions were held in Meliton Porto Carras Hotel, Halkidiki, Greece, from 6 October, 2006 (for the 32nd annual WCC) to 7 October, 2006 (for the 7th annual WFC).

IBA Cocktails are measured in centilitres (cl) rather than the more commonly used millilitres (ml).[3]

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  1. ^ "Meeting Venue". IBA. Retrieved 17 January 2018. 
  2. ^ How It Started. International Bartenders Association. Retrieved 2013-03-07.
  3. ^ World Cocktail Championship (WCC) Format, Rules & Regulations. International Bartenders Association. See PDF page 8. Retrieved 2014-10-13.

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