The Best List Ever 2018

 

Happy New Year! To celebrate, we are excited to present our Best of List (aka Bartender Superlatives) for 2018! Thanks for everyone's’ support last year, we can’t wait to see what 2019 has in store.


The Best Hair @cocktailsbyhawk #OBVI

The Best Clique #SquadGoals

@jasonfyu @cocktailsbyhawk @charitykjohnston @bad_birdy @rootbitters Not pictured: @spiritandspoon @ice_and_alchemy @BarMaxLA (it was hard getting everyone in one pic)

@jasonfyu @cocktailsbyhawk @charitykjohnston @bad_birdy @rootbitters Not pictured: @spiritandspoon @ice_and_alchemy @BarMaxLA (it was hard getting everyone in one pic)


The Best New Product @Drnxsmyth

The Best New Product

#ChangingTheGame


The Best Dressed @the_garnishguy As if anyone else stood a chance!

The Best Dressed

Also voted Most Likely to use a Worm Garnish.


The Best Videographer You already know! @miconisan

The  Best Videographer

#TheBest


The Best Negroni @celsooliveiratbde

#SoGood


The Best Tales Crew #CanWeGoBack

@jholano @mdfkandi @the_garnishguy @thirsty @apartment_bartender @charitykjohnston @highproofpreacher Not pictured: @drnxmyth got there late!

@jholano @mdfkandi @the_garnishguy @thirsty @apartment_bartender @charitykjohnston @highproofpreacher Not pictured: @drnxmyth got there late!


The Best Quote Ever
@bad_birdy

“I’m Cuban so I got sazon no matter what. Whether it’s how I move, how I dress, or the content I put out, I mean everything's just dripping.” -Bad Birdy

“I’m Cuban so I got sazon no matter what. Whether it’s how I move, how I dress, or the content I put out, I mean everything's just dripping.” -Bad Birdy


The Best Drone Cocktail @marshallkemp

#SpecialDelivery


The Best Jigger Pour @jasonfyu

Recommended by 9 out of 10 bartenders.

The Best Couple @karlinopp @brianklemm

The Best Couple Ever

How cute are they!

The Best Bromance @rootbitters @spiritandspoon

The Best  Bromance

How cute are they...love these guys!

The Best Entertainer @mdfkandi

Always the Life of the Party

The Best Hustle @jholano

Part Videographer. Part Entrepreneur. A little bit Foodie. Whole lotta Hustle.


The Best Pyrotechnics
@_mr_winters_

If you haven’t experienced the show in person, you are missing out.

The Best Ingredients @BarMaxLA

Max uses the most unique ingredients from all over the world. Always exciting to see what he finds next.

The Best Alchemist @ice_and_alchemy

Also voted Most likely to be #MCM.

The Best IG Stories @charitykjohnston CJ is always doing cool sh*t.

Also voted Most likely to be #WCW.

The Best Hangover Cure @lastcallbeverage

Delicious hangover recovery elixir made with naturally-sourced ingredients. 

The Best Athlete @spiritandspoon

Two words. Perfect. Match.

The Best Dude Ever @Rootbitters

Name a cooler guy. Take your time. We’ll wait.

The Best Pet Ever Umpy


The Best Dancer @brianklemm

The  Best Dancer

#FunFact @brianklemm was also voted most likely to dance in a Beyoncé music video.


The Best Cartwheeler @spiritandspoon

The Best Cartwheel

Like for real, the siiickest cartwheels

The Best Booze News @Thirsty

The Best Booze News

If you don’t know, now you know. #BiggieVoice

The Best Blog @Highproofpreacher

Great content and siiick photos. A must follow.

The Best Cocktail Historian @lettersandliquor

Love his stories and amazing illustrations.


The Best Whiskey Chug @aaronpolsky

#LikeARockStar



The Best Drink Name @dramawise

The Best Drink Name

Kiwi Do You Love Me!

The Best Wingman @Perges

The Best Wingman

Richard Pergler (1927 - 2018) introduced us to giant margaritas and our first Dark‘n Stormy about 17 years ago, which helped start us on the search for TBDE. Miss you buddy

The Best Fans Ever @TheBestDrinkEver

The Best Fans Ever

Wow! You read this far?!? We for sure have The Best Fans Ever. Thank you for all of your support! 2018 was a great year, can’t wait to see you all in 2019!

 
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