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‘BAR BRAWLS’ Is A Thing Again: South Florida’s Top Bartenders to Compete For All The Glory in 12-Week Bartender Showcase

Wednesday, June 12, 9:00 pm - Thursday, June 13, 2:00 am

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An event every week that begins at 9:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, August 28, 2019

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Twenty-four Cocktail Slayers from Miami to Stuart
will Compete for the Coveted Title of ‘Champion’
Delray Beach, FL —Death or Glory Bar in Delray Beach, host venue for the upcoming Bar Brawls cocktail competition, has announced an all-star lineup for this year’s biggest bartender battle, featuring top bartenders from Miami to Stuart.  This popular bartender showcase will debut on Wednesday, June 12 at 9PM, and the battle for the coveted crown will continue for 12 weeks, culminating with the finals on August 28.  Bar Brawls 2019 is presented by 1-800-Call Lee. 

After a number of nominations were carefully reviewed by Bar Brawls’ organizers, 24 professional cocktail connoisseurs made the cut to compete. “We couldn’t be more excited about the caliber of these competitors,” said Annie Blake, co-owner of Death or Glory Bar. “I predict intense showdowns each and every week. It’s anybody’s guess who will take home the title.”  
The 2019 Bar Brawls competitors are: 

Jessica Bell, El Camino – Delray Beach
Robert Bell, El Camino – Delray Beach
Jeffrey Creegan, El Camino – Delray Beach
Robert Dolder, Banyan – Delray Beach
Dustin Ezell, Rebel House–Boca Raton
John Fitzpatrick, The Wine Room – Delray Beach
Olivia Graham, Driftwood – Boynton Beach
Tiffini Grant, Cafe Martier at Post Office Arcade – Stuart

Jessi Harris, Voltaire – West Palm Beach
Michael Heeney, Sweetwater – Boynton Beach
Justin Himmelbaum, Mucho Gusto – Delray Beach
Kira Helman, The Wilder – Fort Lauderdale
Joshua Leith, Eau Palm Beach – Palm Beach
Dave Lovett, 1000 North – Jupiter
Ervin Machado, Big Time Restaurant Group – West Palm Beach/Fort Lauderdale
Joe Messina – Port St. Lucie
Huy Nguyen, Driftwood – Boynton Beach
Nick Nistico, Esotico – Miami
Anthony Rettino, Jaguar Sun – Miami
Amanda Rosetti, Voltaire – West Palm Beach
Matthew Swig, Sundy House – Delray Beach
Dakota Thompson, Tiki-Ono – Lake Worth
Eric Vincent, Apothecary 330 – Fort Lauderdale
Elizabeth Williams, The Regional – West Palm Beach
“This definitely could get down and dirty. There’s some real talent here,” said Bob Higginbotham, Bar Brawls organizer and emcee.

The winning bartender will receive a cash prize of $750 and the title of “Bar Brawls Champion.” Tickets to attend each weekly event start at $10 for general admission. A limited number of Ringside seats at the bar are $25. Call 561.808.8814 for details. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Wounded Warrior Project. 
Bar Brawls will start each Wednesday at 9PM at Death or Glory Bar, 116 NE 6th Avenue, Delray Beach. During the event, full dinner service will be available inside and in the outdoor dining area until 11PM, then a late-night menu will be available until closing.  Ringside seats at the bar are available for $25 by calling 561.808.8814.

About Death or Glory
Death or Glory is located in the historic Falcon House, which was originally built in 1925. Its name was derived from the battle cry motto of the Queen’s Royal Lancers and made popular in the 1979 song “Death or Glory” by The Clash.  Its canopied, outdoor Tiki Bar is a popular hangout for the Delray Beach community and visitors alike.
Death or Glory is located at 116 NE 6th Avenue, Delray Beach, FL 33483 and is open 4 p.m. -2 a.m. daily. Food is served until 2 a.m.
For additional info, call 561.808.8814. Facebook @dealthorglorybar; Instagram @deathorglorybar_delray


Wednesday, June 12, 9:00 pm
Thursday, June 13, 2:00 am
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116 NE 6th Ave
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