Friday & Saturday 
June 15th, 5pm to 9pm &  June 16th, 12pm to 9pm

10 Regional Distilleries| 30+ Spirits | 8 Cocktails

Celebrating craft cocktails at The Bite Mixology Showcase. The 2-day event highlights the best of the region’s cocktail culture, including the best spirits, mixers and latest techniques.  This Mixology Showcase features competitions, tastings and a gathering of industry professionals, cocktail connoisseurs and the at-home mixologists.

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Mixology Showcase, where it’s always happy hour!

2018 Mixology Showcase Participants Coming This Spring

Entrance to the shows are free and open to all ages. Tasting includes over 30 craft spirits and 8 craft cocktails from the Northwest. Deluxe Tasting Packages can be purchased in advance for $15 or a variety of prices at the door and included both days of events. Tasting may range from 1-6 tokens. Enjoy samples of small batch vodka, moonshine, whiskey, tea-distilled spirits and more. Discuss with distillers and mixologists their craft during the show and watch as Bend’s best bartenders battle it out to see who is Bend’s Best Bartender.

Bend’s top Mixologists go shaker to shaker in the BARTENDER’S BRAWL!

One preliminary round will be held from 6pm-8pm at a TBD locations and times, the week leading into to the Bite of Bend.


Quarterfinals: Friday, June 15th @ 6pm.

Semi Finals: Saturday, June 16th @ 5pm

Finals: Saturday June 16th @ 7pm

Are you ready to claim your title as Bend’s Best Bartender? Know the best in the biz?

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Rules: Sign up and let us know you are interested. Preliminary event will take place in the week leading up to Bite of Bend and competing bartenders need to check-in 30 minutes prior to competition. Bartenders are allowed to bring up to 5 secret/special ingredients to the preliminary competitions. All primary spirits will be provided by Crater Lake Spirits. The winners will compete over Bite of Bend weekend in a quarterfinal, semi-final and final round.