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    Do you have what it takes to create the best cocktail using mystery ingredients that will be unveiled to you moments before you begin? Join your fellow industry crew for your chance to be crowned the Iron Shaker!

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    Do you have what it takes to create the best cocktail using mystery ingredients that will be unveiled to you moments before you begin? Join your fellow industry crew for your chance to be crowned the Iron Shaker!

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    Do you have what it takes to create the best cocktail using mystery ingredients that will be unveiled to you moments before you begin? Join your fellow industry crew for your chance to be crowned the Iron Shaker!

The Details

Do you have what it takes? Cities2Night presents the search for the Iron Shaker!

Do you have what it takes to create the best cocktail using mystery ingredients that will be unveiled to you moments before you begin? Join your fellow industry crew, and shake up some cocktails using the ingredients in your “mystery box”. You have 10 minutes – May the best bartender win!

Contestants will have 10 minutes to create their own specialty cocktail using the mystery ingredients at their station. Cocktails will be judged on: Taste, Presentation, Use of Ingredients, Creativity, & Bartending Acumen.

Three finalists from each prelims event will attend the Iron Shaker PA Finals in Philadelphia on August 15th. All finalists will receive VIP access for themselves & a guest at the ABSOLUT X event immediately following.

REQUIREMENTS

Must be 21 years of age or older & bartend at a bar or restaurant in Pennsylvania.

PRELIMINARIES

• Registration (first 30 mins)
• Light Food & Cocktails will be served

ROUNDS WILL CONSIST OF (repeat rounds until all participants have gone)

• First 3 Bartenders are called to their stations
• Unveiling of Mystery Box Ingredients
• 2 Minute “Pre Shift” to make a game plan
• 10 Minutes to gather ingredients from “the Crafted Compliments” & construct 3 of the same cocktail (1 for each judge)

CEREMONY

1st, 2nd, & 3rd place winners will be announced, trophy given, announcement for finals

THE RAIL

Absolut, Absolut Citron, Absolut Mandrin, Absolut Cilantro, Absolut Hibiskus, Absolut Grapevine, Avion, Jameson

CRAFTED COMPLIMENTS

Limes, Lemons, Raspberries, Blueberries, Apples, Oranges, Tomato Juice, Simple Syrup, Rosemary, Lemon Juice, Ginger, Agave, Cranberry, Orange Juice, Soda, Lemon Lime Soda, Pineapple Juice, Bitters, Mint, Cilantro, Basil

THE MYSTERY BOX

Mystery ingredients will be unveiled during “Pre-Shift” on the day of the event. Participants will be required to utilize at least one ingredient from the mystery box.

THE TOOLS

A muddler, Shaker, Strainer, Ice Bucket, Bar Spoon, Knife, Cutting Board & Jiggers will be provided. Participants are more than welcome to bring their own bar tools.

THE GLASSWARE

Rocks Glass, High Ball, Martini Glass, Pint Glass.

PITTSBURGH

Thursday July 25, 2013 // 12:30pm-3:30pm

Harvard & Highland
220 N Highland Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15206
412.363.7675
sousapgh.com/harvard-highland

PHILADELPHIA

Tuesday July 30, 2013 // 6PM-8PM

Cuba Libre
10 S. 2nd Street (2nd & Market Streets),
Philadelphia, PA 19106
215.627.0666
www.cubalibrerestaurant.com

HARRISBURG

Wednesday July 31, 2013 // 5pm-7pm

Café Fresco
215 North 2nd Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101
717.236.2599
www.cafefresco.com

THE FINALS

Thursday August 15, 2013 // 5pm-7pm

Stratus Lounge
Hotel Monaco Roof Top Bar

433 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
215.925.2111
www.stratuslounge.com

THE BRANDS OF THE COMPETITION

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The Prize

Grand Prize Trip to the Carribean valued at $2,500 dollars. Grand Prize will be awarded to the First Place Ironshaker winner in Philadelphia on August 15th.

Win a Trip To The Caribbean!

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Get in Touch

For more information regarding the contest please contact us via the email below.

info@ironshakerpa.com