The Spirited Awards has announced its Top 4 Nominees, and for the second year running, Singapore is the only Asian region to make the cut. By Holly Graham.

Following on from the Top 10 Nominees announcement just under two weeks ago, the Spirited awards announces its Top 4 Nominees featuring two nods for gin haven Atlas and one each for Native, Manhattan and Tippling Club. 

Last year, Tippling Club’s now ex-head bartender Joe Schofield bagged the International Bartender of the Year award and the bar is now in the running for Best International Restaurant Bar. 

Atlas once again gets a nod for Best International Cocktail Bar and World’s Best Spirits Selection and Manhattan is in the running for Best International Hotel Bar for the second year running. Vijay Mudaliar’s Native, which only made it to the Top 10 stage for Best International Cocktail Bar in 2018, climbs higher top secure a spot in the Top 4 this year.  

The winners will be announced in New Orleans on July 20, so check back on DRiNK Magazine for the final results.

For the full list of Asia’s bars who made the Top 4 Nominees, see below:

International categories:

Best International Cocktail Bar
Atlas – Singapore
Native – Singapore

Best International Hotel Bar
Manhattan at Regent Singapore – Singapore

Best International Restaurant Bar
Tippling Club – Singapore

Global categories:

World’s Best Spirits Selection
Atlas – Singapore

For the full list of Top 4 Nominees, click here.