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Tom Pople: World Class UK 2012 Finalist – ‘Gentlemen’s Drinks’

Tom Pople

The lowdown:

Tom Pople works at Smokin’ Aces in Bournemouth. He is 24 and has been bartending for six years. Tom goes through to the World Class UK Final with his Gentlemen’s Drink, A Blind Walk.

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Rich Tring: World Class UK 2012 Finalist – ‘Gentlemen’s Drinks’

Rich Tring

The lowdown:

Richard Tring is currently working as Head Bartender at the Milk Thistle in Bristol. He is 27 and has been working in the industry for eight years. He trained with The Match Group in London, and The Player is still his favourite bar to drink in.

After relocating to Bristol two years ago he has made a name for himself working with The Drinks Cabinet and at The Milk Thistle, most recently by winning the Appleton Estate Bartender Challenge. He aims to open his own bar soon…

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Megs DeMeulenaere: World Class UK Finalist – ‘Gentlemen’s Drinks’

Megs DeMeulenaere

The lowdown:

Megs DeMeulenaere is 25 and has spent the past seven years tending bar. She now works at Bramble in Edinburgh and goes through to the World Class UK 2012 with her gentlemanly version of the Classic Martini, The Mister. 

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