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Looking to Sell your Spirits to On-premise Establishments?


If you are looking to sell more of your spirits to on-premise establishments such as restaurants, hotels, pubs, and bars, then you need to enter the Bartender Spirits Awards.

Judged entirely by bartenders, on-premise buyers & bar managers, the Bartenders Spirits Awards is the leading spirits competition in the USA that rates spirits with the focus of bar industry

Enter your spirits today to get more than 40% OFF (per spirits entry)
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Get Your Spirits Rated By Bartenders, On-Premise Buyers, and Bar Managers

Bartenders are the true bar influencers, there passions and tastes become direction for the consumer, either be it, their guidance with wine, beer or spirit recommendations. The creation of new drinks is driven by the bartenders’ tastes and perception of the current trends.

The aim of the award is to provide independent and honest reviews for brands targeting the US on-premise trade. The results will be a relevant and practical source of reference for the bartenders, bar managers, bar owners, and professionals when making purchasing decisions for their establishments.

Is your spirits brand capable to impress the bartenders & on-premise buyers to add it to their choice list? Then you must enter them in the 2019 Bartender Spirits Awards to compete with big brands

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When & Where?

The Bartender Spirits Awards will take place in San Francisco on May 19-20, 2019.

This event will become one of the most unique spirits competition within the United States judged entirely by top bartenders within the industry. Using the tagline “Judged entirely by industry-leading bartenders. Using the tagline “Judged By Bartenders, Bar Managers and Off-Premise Managers For The On-Premise Industry,” the Bartender Spirits Awards will recognize, encourage, promote and celebrate excellence in the U.S. drinks industry.

The judging panel consists of some of the most renowned names in the U.S. bar industry, all of them with extensive expertise within the on-premise industry. The result will be a relevant and practical source of reference for bartenders, bar managers, bar owners, and other industry professionals when making purchasing decisions for their establishments.

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Judging Process

Bartender Spirits Awards will recognize, encourage, promote and celebrate excellence in the U.S. drinks industry. 


  • Mixability
  • Balance and Versatility
  •  Finish, Taste, Mouthfeel, and
  • Package
  • Price

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The Awards

Medals will be awarded to those spirits that meet very specific judging criteria, with a goal of identifying spirits that should become additions to bar inventories. Double Gold, Gold, Silver and Bronze medals are awarded to the best-performing spirits based on the following three factors: taste; packaging; and price.

Apart for that, we have special awards including, the spirit of the year, the distillery of the year, Vodka of the year, Rum of the year and many more.

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Benefits to Medal Winners

Being entered into the Bartender Spirits Awards is an easy, affordable and effective way to get your spirits tasted by an all-star judging panel of top bartenders, many of whom are also industry consultants and on-premise buyers. Medal winners receive additional benefits – such as special promotional logos and stickers that they can add to bottles, social media marketing support, and regular mention in both press releases and on the Bartender Spirits Awards website.

As a result of winning a medal at the Bartender Spirits Awards, you will be able to:

  • Increase your sales within the very important U.S. spirits market
  • Reach a new audience of on-premise buyers, consultants, and bartenders
  • Promote your awards in key international markets
  • Attract additional PR and media attention for award-winning spirits
  • Increase the reach and recognition of other spirits in your spirits portfolio

In some cases, a single Medal or Award will continue to benefit your spirits sales for years to come. Every medal or award is a validation by a top tastemaker or influencer within the industry.

Key Dates

Super Early Bird Registration: Now until TONIGHT
Domestic Registration Ends: April 10, 2019
International Registration Ends: February 28, 2019
Warehouse Closes For Samples:20 April 2019
Judging: May 19 & 20, 2019
Winners Announced: 10 June 2019.

Fee Schedule

$95 ENDS TONIGHT (Super Early Bird Pricing)
$125 from 6 February 2019 to 31 March 2019
$165 from 1 April 2019 Onwards

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