The Cervezas Victoria Brewery hosts the grand finale of the II Andalucía Beer Pouring Contest
The winner of this edition was Marta Cassini from Candado Beach (Málaga), Fernando Ruiz from La Flaca (Córdoba) took second place and Mª Luisa Barrios from Bar Casapuerta de Luisa (Cádiz) took third
The Cervezas Victoria Brewery was the venue for the final of the "Andalucía Beer Pouring Contest", an event that was hosted by actor and presenter Miguel Ángel Martín, where the winners of the second edition of the contest were announced. The winner of the contest was Marta Cassini from Candado Beach (Málaga), followed by Fernando Ruiz from La Flaca (Córdoba) in second place and Mª Luisa Barrios from Bar Casapuerta de Luisa (Cádiz) in third.
This has been the latest test in a long process that began in September through Bar Manager, the hospitality services app shared by all the brand's clients. Other contestants to compete in the final included Taberna La Pechá (Málaga), Embrujo Villariego (Jaén), Soul By Breathe (San Pedro Alcántara), La Esquinita de Javi (Granada), Berebere (Torre del Mar), Lima Street Food (Sevilla) and La Tribu (Huelva). Over 700 contestants, representing most of the Andalucian territory, participated in this edition of the contest.
The jury of this second edition of the contest was comprised of the Vicepresident of the Andalucian Gastronoy Academy, Iñaki Echeveste; Loopulo digital magazine journalist, Fran Sánchez; Director of Sabor a Málaga, Leonor García-Agua; PilsaEduca Hospitaity School corporate chef, Carlos Caballero; Cervezas Victoria Sales Director, Luis Rubio; Victoria Master Brewer, Eduardo Sall; and the Head of Marketing, José Villalobos. The judges took different criteria into account when scoring the beer pouring of the contestants, such as the technique used (opening the tap, degree of inclination of the glass), the presence of bubbles, good practices during the beer pouring process or the presentation of the glass on the bar, among others.
The top three contestants obtained awards as the winners of the "II Andalucía Cervezas Victoria Beer Pouring Contest" valued at two thousand euros for first place, one thousand euros for second place, and five hundred euros for third: in addition to a badge of distinction for each of the mentioned venues.
La Pera Gastrobar in Málaga was also acknowledged as the "Most popular bar in Andalucía" during the contest final, with a total of 2228 likes. The other two restaurants most liked by consumers were Puratasca and Taberna Romero. With this second awards contest, Cervezas Victoria aims to add value to the work by hospitality professionals while promoting good service and beer culture.