New York International Spirits Competition

We’re proud to announce that Hard Rock Classic Cocktails won several awards at the  New York International Spirits Competition this year, including:

Gold Medal: Moscow Mule Of The Year

Gold Winner: Moscow Mule Classic Cocktail

Silver Winner: Mojito Classic Cocktail

Bronze Winner: Margarita Classic Cocktail

The competition featured 2,400 submissions from 39 countries and 34 states, with the entire judging panel made up of the trade.

About Hard Rock®:

Hard Rock International (HRI) is one of the most globally recognized companies with venues in 68 countries spanning 253 locations that include owned/licensed or managed Hotels, Casinos, Rock Shops®, Live Performance Venues, and Cafes. HRI also launched a joint venture named Hard Rock Digital in 2020, an online sportsbook, retail sportsbook and internet gaming platform. Beginning with an Eric Clapton guitar, Hard Rock owns the world’s larges and most valuable collection of authentic music memorabilia at more than 86,600 pieces, which are displayed at its location around the globe. In 2021, Hard Rock was honored as one of Forbes Magazine’s Best Employers for Diversity, a Top Employer for Women and the Top Employer in the Travel & Leisure, Gaming, and Entertainment Industry. Hard Rock was also designated as a U.S. Best Managed Company by Deloitte Private and The Wall Street Journal and named the top performing hotel brand in J.D. Power’s North America Hotel Guest Satisfaction Study for the third consecutive year in 2021. The brand is owned by HRI parent entity The Seminole Tribe of Florida.

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About Stewart's Enterprises, Inc. (SEI):

In February 2021, Stewart’s Enterprises Inc. launched Stewart’s Spiked Seltzer, leveraging Stewart’s Sodas’ celebrated taste, rich history, and brand loyalty. In July 2021, under multi-national license, SEI launched Hard Rock Hard Seltzer, capitalizing on the lore and fame of the Hard Rock brand, which was founded 50 years ago by two Americans living in London and has grown to become one of the world’s most iconic brands. Under the leadership of Chairman Barrie Clapham and CEO Tony Gaines, the organization’s leadership team alone benefits from more than 150 years of combined beverage experience.