Bartending Competition Crowns Best Bartender In NYC

by Chiara Atik · September 21, 2010

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    Yesterday, Bärenjäger hosted a bartending competition at Macao Trading Co. At stake? A trip to Oktoberfest, and the glory of being crowned NYC's greatest bartender (for the moment, anyway.)-

    Prior to the contest, the judges, which included Allen Katz of Southern Wine & Spirits, Gary Regan of, Dushan Zaric of Employees Only, Tad Carducci of Tippling Brothers and Phil Ward of Death & Co, scored submissions and whittled it down to a final 6 competitors.

    These six competitiors all gathered last night to wow the judges and crowd with their cocktails. The "Crowd Favorite" won $1,000, but the judges picked the gentleman in the lederhosen as their Grand Prize Winner. See what they say about dressing the part?