Rhuby - Pink Your Drink - 2014 New York

As part of Pink Your Drink 2014, a USA national final joined Sweden and UK for the first year. Held in October, as the other finals, as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The National final took place at one of the World's Best Bars, The Dead Rabbit Grocery and Grog in New York.

Finalists came from all over the US, including New York, Chicago, Florida and Ohio, including New York's own James Menite. As an honorary finalist, James is the first ever man to take part in Pink Your Drink competition history.

The 9 finalists took to the bar to present their competition drinks with enthusiam and flair in front of an esteemed panel of judges:

Ivy Mix, Clover Club and founder Speed Rack

Ayesha Sharp, Contemporary Cocktails Inc

Jillian Vose, Dead Rabbit

Ylva Binder, founder Pink Your Drink and owner of Rhuby

Christine Deussen, Founder Deussen Global Communications

Don Lee - Founder Cocktail Kingdom and active with Tales of the Cocktail

The winner was Liz Pearce from The Drifter, Chicago who joins the other National winners on a trip to see the home of Rhuby in Åkers Styckebruk, Sweden.