Enter the 2019 Competition

To make a great spirit you bring all of your artistry, dedication, science and passion to the table. We bring the most respected judges from around the world to the other side of that table.

OUR GOAL IS TO INCREASE AWARENESS IN YOUR DISTILLERY AND HELP YOU SELL MORE GREAT SPIRITS!

 

MAY 4-5, 2019

About us

To make a great spirit you bring all of your artistry, dedication, science and passion to the table. We bring the world's most respected judges from around the world to the other side of that table. Competition on a truly international scale – all for the best of reasons – Giving Back. 

Our Judges

WE HAVE THE BEST JUDGES. Our judges include the most influential people in the spirits industry, including Masters Distillers, Certified Spirits Educators, Brand Ambassadors, retailers, importers and spirits industry writers and consultants.

Bartender

Matty McGee

A native of the Midwest, Matty moved to Northern California in 2005 where he eventually landed in Oakland for art school. Art school didn’t stick, but bartending did. He has since worked all over the East Bay tending bar, as well as running bar programs. Matty is now at Prizefighter, a world renowned bar in Emeryville where he has happily tended bar and cut ice for the past five and a half years.