Justin Cardwell is the West Coast Ambassador and National Mixologist for Licor 43.
Prior to joining Licor 43 he was the General Manager and Beverage Director for BC’s Kitchen in St. Louis Missouri and the former USBG President of the St. Louis Chapter.
Before moving over to the brand side of the bar he was a national competitor in Diageo World Class, Bombay Sapphire Most Inspired Bartender, Bacardi’s Pina Colada Challenge & the winner of Bittercube’s National Cocktail Competition in 2013. He’s had cocktails featured in Bon Appetite, Feast Magazine, Sauce Magazine and been a contributor to Shoe De Vie with Mike G and Bar None Radio Podcasts.
Justin now spends his time as a Brand Ambassador traveling the country to teach about what he’s most passionate about, balance in both cocktails and our lives behind the bar. His previous classes have included stops at Portland Cocktail Week, Indianapolis Education Week, Thirst Boston & many USBG cities across the country.