Thu, Jan 25, 2018 |
7:00PM - 10:00PM
Creative Loafing's HighBall Craft Cocktail Competition 2018
Who makes the best cocktail in Tampa Bay?
YOU decide at CL's 2nd annual cocktail competition, HighBall 2018!
That's right, Loafers—your favorite craft cocktail competition is officially back!
Featuring notable spirits, bartenders, and more, HighBall will showcase craft cocktails created by Tampa Bay's top mixologists with either whisky, vodka, gin, or rum as they compete to win the title of ‘Tampa Bay’s Best Cocktail’ at HighBall.
Sample your way around unlimited craft cocktails as you sip your way to finding the best!
HighBall Craft Cocktail Competition
January 25th, 2018 | Nova 535
535 Dr. M.L.K. Jr. St. N. in St. Pete
VIP: 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. | GA: 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
FEATURING COCKTAILS BY:
Made with St. Petersburg Distillery's Old St. Pete Tropical Gin
Made with Copper Bottom Craft Distillery Silver Rum
Made with Tito's Handmade Vodka
Made with Kozuba & Sons Mr. Rye Whisky
Don't forget to RSVP to the Facebook event to stay in-the-know.
Early Bird: $25 (Through December 15th)
Advance: $30 (Now - January 24th)
Door: $40 (January 25th)
General Admission includes craft cocktail samples from each bar/restaurant; complimentary ceviche by Beach Bar Restaurant, New Mexican bites by Numex, & Noble Crust's F.G.B.L.T; & voting in each category of the HighBall competition.
Early Bird: $50 (Through December 15th)
Advance: $55 (Now - January 24th)
Door: $80 (January 25th)
VIP Admission includes early entry for an extra hour of sampling without the crowds from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. brought to you by Mini Doughnut Factory; craft cocktail samples from each bar/restaurant; complimentary ceviche by Beach Bar Restaurant, New Mexican bites by Numex, & Noble Crust's F.G.B.L.T; a private upstairs VIP area featuring perks like mini doughnuts by Mini Doughnut Factory, cheese and charcuterie by Brooklyn South, sushi by Asie Pan-Asian, VIP-only bathrooms, & a private balcony; & voting in each category of the HighBall competition.
Need a ride to or from HighBall 2018? We've teamed up with Lyft to help! First-time Lyft users, get your first ride FREE up to $20 by downloading the app, creating an account, and entering the code CLTAMPA in the 'Payment' section at checkout.
Special thanks to our sponsors and partners Nova 535, Mini Doughnut Factory, Kozuba & Sons Distillery, St. Pete Distillery, Tito's Handmade Vodka, Copper Bottom Craft Distillery, Cabrera Law Group, BarSupply.com, Roundhouse Creative, Lyft, and UNATION!
For more information on this event, including participation and sponsorship information, please contact Alexis Chamberlain at firstname.lastname@example.org or 813.739.4879.