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Friday, February 17, 2012

At the Weekly's DRINK Event, Taste All You Want to Benefit Your Beloved Bartender

Posted By on Fri, Feb 17, 2012 at 4:00 PM

If your bartender is your hero, drink in his/her honor at our tasting event.
  • If your bartender is your hero, drink in his/her honor at our tasting event.
​Do you love your bartender so much that sometimes you wish you could crawl over the bar and just fix him (or her) a drink? SF Weekly feels your love. On March 10, the Weekly is hosting our second annual DRINK event at the Metreon, and a portion of the proceeds from the event will go to the United States Bartenders' Guild

The event is co-sponsored by Anheuser-Busch, and beer will be provided by Stella Artois, Hoegaarden, Leffe, Trumer Pils, and Magnolia Brewery; wine from Charles Krug, LangeTwins, and SF's own Bluxome Street Winery will be flowing. 

If you're into the harder stuff, sip on spirits from Don Q Rum, Death's Door, and St. George Spirits, as well as offerings from Crystal Head Vodka, Templeton Rye, BrancaMenta, Carpana, and Infinium Spirits, perfect for blending with Fever-Tree mixers.

Buy tickets this weekend on VOICE Daily Deals, and get 60 percent off the regular $50 ticket price -- that's only $20 to taste drinks from 30 vendors. Consider it a big thank-you to the bartenders of America for all those free birthday shots.

DRINK 2012

Where: Metreon, 101 Fourth St. (at Mission), 369-6000.

When: March 10, 3 to 6 p.m.

Tickets: $50 regular, $75 VIP; currently $20 from Voice Deals

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