Fastest cocktail mixing-world record set by Bobby
28]LAS VEGAS, USA--Global master mixologist Bobby “G” Gleason
set a new World Record by mixing 253 delicious cocktails in
Using DeKuyper® cordials and liqueurs and Hornitos™
tequila, the record-breaking feat topped the previous record
of 179 cocktails in 2004.
The record was completed in front of the
industry’s leading bartenders and distributors at the Nightclub
& Bar Convention & Trade Show to demonstrate just how quick
and easy it is to mix up creative cocktails.
Bobby G averaged just over four cocktails per
A natural fit for the competition, DeKuyper®,
the best selling line of cordials and liqueurs in the United
States with nearly 60 flavors, and Hornitos Tequila, one of
America’s original and favorite 100 percent Agave tequilas,
came together to form the colorful cocktail menu featuring
a wide range of flavors that could satisfy any palette.
In mixing 253 cocktails in 60 minutes, Bobby
G’s goal – in addition to setting a world record – was to
eliminate the pressure of mixing cocktails.
1838 Cocktail by Bobby "G" Gleason
“It’s all about balance,” said Bobby G. “When
you have an excellent, super premium base spirit, like Hornitos
tequila, and a variety of DeKuyper cordials, you can start
to experiment and expand your home bartending skills. Combining
great flavors and quality spirits – that’s when perfect cocktails
In setting the world record, Bobby G proved that
there is more to tequila than shots. By pairing the fine line
of Hornitos tequila – Plata, Reposado and Anejo – with nearly
60 flavors of DeKuyper, Bobby G created 70 margaritas, including
the Hornitos Blueberry Margarita and DeKuyper Pomegranate
These cocktails are memorable and fun and easy
to make. For a complete list of cocktails Bobby G prepared,
in early March.
From the Record to the Road – Bobby G to Teach Cocktails
101 From March to July, Bobby G will be touring
six cities to teach the fine art of making delicious cocktails
for any occasion from Cinco de Mayo fiestas to backyard BBQ
blasts. With mixing demonstrations and recipe tips using DeKuyper
cordials and Hornitos tequila, Bobby G will show how easy
it is to mix up new flavors of great tasting cocktails at
home. Tour stops include Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Los Angeles,
Miami and New York.
About Bobby G
Bobby G has been tending bar and creating
delicious drinks since 1984 and currently reigns as the master
mixologist for Beam Global. The cocktail connoisseur got his
start in the fast-paced nightclubs of South Florida before
relocating to Las Vegas, where he opened bars at the Mirage
Hotel, Treasure Island and the Bellagio. He worked with master
mixologist Tony Abu-Ganim and studied under Francesco LaFranconi,
the famed bartender and spirits educator.
In addition to breaking the world record, Bobby
G holds the title for the “World’s Most Sensuous Cocktail”
by Penthouse magazine and has won many awards such as Bartender
magazine’s New York International Cocktail Competition, putting
him in the upper echelon of the bartending community.
Las Vegas based Robert "Bobby G" Gleason has been
a professional bartender for over 22 years and is recognized
worldwide as a champion mixologist. He has been published
in Penthouse, Sante, Market Watch, Cheers, Night Club and
Bar magazine, and is a regular contributor to Las Vegas magazine
and flairbar.com. In addition, he has appeared on television
on CNBC, E! Entertainment Television, and the Travel Channel.