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Diageo, Aqueous host Nairobi Bar Show

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The masterclass dubbed 'The Art of Fine Drinking' showcased the journey through the Diageo World Class Bartender of the year competition

Diageo Reserve Brands recently partnered with Brian Kassim Owango, one of Kenya’s pioneer mixologists, for the first beverage culture event called 'Nairobi Bar Show' at the Pool House, Loresho Estate. 

The two-day event brought together different stakeholders in the liquor and bar business to discuss emerging trends, commonalities and recommendations.

The masterclass called 'The Art of Fine Drinking' showcased the journey through the Diageo World Class Bartender of the Year competition. Upcoming mixologists got to experience the key values and skill set needed to be a world-class mixologist. Present was EABL Reserve National Advocacy manager Douglas Duncanson.

EABL Reserve brand ambassador Alex Kavita.
EABL Reserve brand ambassador Alex Kavita.
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EABL Reserve National Advocacy manager Douglas Duncanson, first World-Class Bartender 2019 and Kenya's pioneer mixologist Brian Owango.
EABL Reserve National Advocacy manager Douglas Duncanson, first World-Class Bartender 2019 and Kenya's pioneer mixologist Brian Owango.
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Ho Rum's Captain Bahari and Captain Doruba.
Ho Rum's Captain Bahari and Captain Doruba.
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Radisson Blu's Loise Njiru and Whitesands Hotel's Patriciah Njiru and Obado Odindob.
Radisson Blu's Loise Njiru and Whitesands Hotel's Patriciah Njiru and Obado Odindob.
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Don Hulio's mixologist Kym Mercy demonstrates some mixology techniques.
Don Hulio's mixologist Kym Mercy demonstrates some mixology techniques.
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Bluedoor beverage director Binu Kundra, Tanqueray's Vickie Kariuki and Malesi Mateka.
Bluedoor beverage director Binu Kundra, Tanqueray's Vickie Kariuki and Malesi Mateka.
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Stephanie Nzilani and Natasha Locho.
Stephanie Nzilani and Natasha Locho.
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