Meet the Gold Top Cup 2017 finalists

Jacob Burnham from The Ox, Cheltenham, with his creation: The Nomad.

Jacob Burnham from The Ox, Cheltenham, with his creation: The Nomad.

Massiiliano Terrile from London's Duck & Waffle serves up his cocktail, Dictum.

Massiiliano Terrile from London's Duck & Waffle serves up his cocktail, Dictum.

Winner Erica Brown from LA's Bar Stella with her creation, Beautiful Bovine.

Winner Erica Brown from LA's Bar Stella with her creation, Beautiful Bovine.

Gold Top Cup 2017: the finalists
28 June 2017
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Meet the finalists from our highly anticipated international Gold Top Cup 2017 competition.

Entries from the UK, California, Singapore and Hong Kong impressed judges with their exceptional talent, passion, expertise and knowledge of Black Cow. During their three day visit, the finalists were brought to West Dorset, home of Black Cow, where they experienced the wonders of the Dorset coastline by sea, sailing together along the famous Jurassic Coast on a tall ship, before battling it out for the trophy.

Tom Gabb from Drakes of Brighton with his cocktail: The Milky Way.

Tom Gabb from Drakes of Brighton with his cocktail: The Milky Way.

Darren Lim, all the way from Lucky Bay in Singapore with his cocktail Halycon Days. Served with a side of delicious pandan cake.

Darren Lim, all the way from Lucky Bay in Singapore with his cocktail Halycon Days. Served with a side of delicious pandan cake.

Chelsie Bailey from Bristol's Red Light cocktail bar makes her cocktail, Pure Bliss.

Chelsie Bailey from Bristol's Red Light cocktail bar makes her cocktail, Pure Bliss.

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