Saturday, February 9, 2013
Most cocktails made in one minute: Sheldon Wiley breaks Guinness world record (VIDEO)
NEW YORK, NY, USA -- Bartender Sheldon Wiley, who works at Riff Raff's nightclub on Park Ave. South, served 18 drinks within a minute on "Good Morning America," setting the new world record for the Most cocktails made in one minute,
according to the World Record Academy: www.worldrecordacademy.com/.
Photo: New York City bartender Sheldon Wiley as he set the new world record for most cocktails made in a minute. Photo: ABC News (enlarge photo)
Guinness World Records recognized the world record for the most cocktails made in one hour: 1,003 - all using different varieties of 360 vodka, achieved by Sheldon Wiley (USA) at the Empire Room in New York, New York, USA.
The Guinness world record for the most people shaking cocktails simultaneously was achieved by 970 participants in an event organised by HUBO in Brussels, Belgium.
Wiley, who works at Riff Raff's nightclub on Park Ave. South, also holds the world record for most cocktails made in an hour: 1,043.
In an interview with the Village Voice, Wiley once explained what got him into the bartending biz.
"I was looking to get more money and meet more girls," Wiley told the alt-weekly.
"I was in college, I was poor, and I was chasing girls around. It's kind of funny looking back on it, but that's exactly what actually what got me into bartending."
In the interview he said he hoped to also bartend in 50 states in 50 days.
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