First there were 100's of top bartenders from all over the country competing. After months of regional competitions there were ten remaining in the final round of the United States Bartenders Guild Four Roses/Magic City Competition. The finals were held at The Four Roses Distillery in Lawrenceburg on June 10th. This is just a sampling of the many photos I shot.
Welcome to the FINAL ROUND of the USBG Four Roses Bourbon Cocktail Competition that was created in conjunction with the Starz Network for their hit show Magic City.
The winner may be invited to attend the Premiere of Season 2 of Magic City – to take place in Miami or Los Angeles. The winner may also be offered a walk-on part for Season 3 of Magic City;
Cash Prizes for the Finals were:
• First Place: $ 5,000
• Second Place: $ 2,500
• Third Place: $ 1,000
Congratulations to Kendall Leigh Lockwood who created the winning cocktail The Hooch and took back to Indy 1st place. You can find Kendall's award winning cocktail plus all the other top 10 at: http://fourrosesmagiccity.com/drink-recipes/