Friday & Saturday
June 15th, 5pm to 9pm & June 16th, 12pm to 9pm
6 Regional Distilleries| 30+ Spirits | 10+ 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.
Mixology Showcase, where it’s always happy hour!
Vivacity Spirits, Crater Lake Spirits, Oregon Spirit Distillers, Heritage Distilling, Hard Times Distilling, Thomas and Sons, Navidi’s Olive Oils and Vinegars, Improper Goods.
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!
Watch the best of Bend’s bartenders compete to see who will win the title of Bend’s Best Bartender.
The Preliminary Round will be held at Worthy Brewing in the Beermuda Triangle on Thursday June 7 from 6pm – 8pm. Come hang out, celebrate the start of the summer and help us chose who moves to the finals!
Then join us for the Final Round of competition on the Bite of Bend Mixology Showcase Stage on Friday June 15 starting at 6pm. The Final Four bartenders compete for the title and we need your help in judging, so come prepared for some tasty cocktail samples!
Pre-lims: Thursday June 7 6pm – 8pm at Worthy Brewing
Finals: Friday June 15 starting at 6pm on the Bite of Bend Mixology Showcase Stage
Help us decide who will win the title of Bend’s Best Bartender of 2018!