Who will win the 2023 Chattanooga Bartender Brawl?

Bartenders from 12 local spots will battle it out in this year’s Bartender Brawl.

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See some of Chattanooga’s best bars duke it out for this year’s title.

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Let’s get ready to rumble, Nooga.

The Chattanooga Bartender Brawl will return on Thursday, June 29 from 6-9 p.m. at the Chattanooga Whiskey Event Hall. This event, hosted by the folks at The Bitter Alibi, allows for 12 local bars to compete to create the best cocktail.

Meet the participants

  • Calliope
  • Civil Provisions + Bar
  • Company (Kinley Hotel)
  • Dilemma
  • High Rail (The Chattanoogan Hotel)
  • Indigo Hotel
  • Matilda Midnight (The Dwell Hotel)
  • No Hard Feelings
  • Scotties on the River
  • Southside Social
  • Unknown Caller
  • Whiskey Thief (The Edwin Hotel)

The rules are simple, bartenders will create one cocktail made from their spirit of choice from local + regional distilleries (Chattanooga Whiskey, Gate 11, or Old Dominick).
Who determines which bar crafted the best cocktail? That’s up to you. A ticket to the showdown allows attendees to try six cocktails (with additional individual drink tickets for sale at the event) + the ability the vote for their favorite. The cocktail with the most votes will win the People’s Choice Award and a Judge’s Choice Award will also be selected.

Grab your tickets now or at the door, proceeds from the event will support the work of local nonprofit East Lake Expression Engine.

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