Hidetsugu Ueno shares why he doesn’t consider himself a truly Japanese bartender, and what he really thinks about modern bartending.
Twelve competitors were whittled down to a top three, who will now compete in the global finals in Paris.
The Singapore bar registers its best-ever position, while Hong Kong’s The Old Man debuts in the top ten.
Manhattan bags the top spot for the second year in a row as Singapore leads with 12 entries, while the 2018 ranking also adds six new bars.
Co-owner Colin Chia tells us more about the speakeasy's return.
But the five heavenly (bar) kings will be back.
The boost pushes Singapore to third in bar count behind the US and UK.