Teeling Whiskey’s Global Brand Ambassador, Kevin Hurley scooped the award for ‘Industry Legend of the Year’ at the 2016 Irish Craft Cocktail Awards, which recognise outstanding achievements in the Irish cocktail industry. The ‘Industry Legend of the Year’ award recognises an exceptional individual who, in their professional life, has made a stellar contribution to the Irish cocktail industry by playing a crucial role in improving the quality of the country’s bars, bartenders and cocktails. As the 2016 recipient of this award, Kevin will now be inducted into the Irish Craft Cocktail Awards Hall of Fame. Kevin was appointed Global Brand Ambassador of Teeling Whiskey in 2015, having previously worked in the Irish drinks industry for over 15 years. He has managed some of Dublin’s finest cocktail establishments, including the Liquor Rooms. While Kevin was at the helm, The Liquor Rooms became the first Irish bar to be nominated in the Tales of the Cocktail Spirited Awards, which are considered to be the world’s top authority on mixology.