SBU Aspirantenprüfung 2018

Das Datum für die SBU Aspirantenprüfung 2018 ist nun bekannt: Die Prüfung findet am Montag, 22. Januar 2018 in der Cranberry Bar in Zürich statt.

Dies ist die perfekte Gelegenheit für jeden Aspiranten, den nächsten Schritt in die aktive Barwelt zu wagen und in Zukunft in der Kategorie “Active” mitzumixen!

Informationen zur Prüfung und zur Anmeldung findet ihr hier!

SBU Diploma Courses

We are happy to present you the new frame of our SBU-Courses:

more professionalism, more knowledge and more practice!

SBU Diploma Courses are available in German and French. The Courses are set on 4 full days and finish with the exam for the official SBU-Diploma.

Swiss Barkeeper Union is the official Association for barkeepers in Switzerland since 1927 and is part and founder-member of IBA International Bar Association as part of 60 official national bartenders guilds in the world. Our course is dedicated to bartenders (professional and beginners) who wish to obtain a large covered information of knowledge and practice about professional barkeeping.

The first objective of SBU Diploma Courses is to pass a solid base competence for your job as a bartender.

The second one is the opportunity to get a free-pass to the annual Official Swiss Cocktail Championships, competing in the category “Active”. Only active competitors are competing for the title “Official Swiss Cocktail Champion”.

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Our Champions 2017

Swiss Cocktail Champion
2017 Category Classic

Stefan Ludwig

The Creation: Golden Summer

4 cl Botanist Islay Dry Gin 32
2 cl Galliano Vanilla 16
2 cl Monin Yuzu Fruit Purée 16
2 cl Lemon Juice, fresh 16
10 cl Sprite 60

Swiss Mocktail Champion

Reto Caduff

The Creation: Second Chance

2 cl Monin Yuzu Fruit Purée 16
1 cl Monin Green Apple Purée 8
0.5 cl Monin Amaretto Sirup 4
2 cl Lime Juice, fresh 16
10 cl Rhäzünser Sparkling Water 60

All results
Swiss Cocktail
Championships 2017


Best Swiss Flair

Roger Docourt

The Creation: Ro Ro Tiki

4 cl Bacardi Superior White 32
2 cl Bols Cacao White 16
1.5 cl REAL Ginger Infused 12
1.5 cl Re’al Pumpkin 14

Aspiranten Cup
Champion 2017

Christoph Stamm

The Creation: Woodrose

5 cl Bowmore 12 YO 39
1 cl Marie Brizard Anisette 8
2.5 cl Monin Strawberry Sirup 19
3 cl Lime Juice, fresh 23
10 cl Schweppes Soda Water 60

Andy Walch is IBA World Cocktail Champion 2015 (Before Dinner)


Andy Walch

The Creation: Golden Temptation

1.5 cl Marie Brizard Apple Sour 23
0.5 cl Cinzano Dry 8
0.5 cl Grand Marnier Cordon Rouge 8
4 cl Geranium Premium London Dry Gin 61