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3rd Annual NM Distiller's Guild Festival and Bartending Competition

Distill and Chill

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On Sunday, Aug. 18, a gathering converges. Not just any gathering, it's the 3rd Annual NM Distiller's Guild Festival and Bartending Competition. From 5 to 8pm, at the Hyatt Regency Downtown, bartenders from across the state submit their recipes in hopes of being chosen to compete for the prestigious honor. Try certain drinks on sale from 11 top New Mexico distilleries. Tickets are $35 for regular entry, which includes parking and a tasting glass, but for $45, you get VIP seating, a private tasting of the winning submissions and entry to an exclusive after-party. This is a 21-plus event. For more information, visit or call 505-217-5465. (Dan Rayne Pennington)

Sunday Aug 18, 2019

330 Tijeras Ave NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102

Phone: (505) 842-1234
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Nichole L Rogers

Phone: 5052175465
Website: Click to Visit

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Grab a glass, a taste and a cocktail with eleven of NM's finest distilleries.


Don’t miss out on one of the biggest parties of the summer; the Third Annual Spirits Festival! Swing by and grab a glass, a taste, and a cocktail at the legendary Hyatt Regency of Albuquerque, with eleven of New Mexico's finest distilleries. Tickets are on sale now - don’t miss out on early bird prices. 

We have VIP Tickets available complete with parking, private tasting of 16 winning submissions, VIP seating with tasting of spirits made during the Showdown on the Stage AND entry to exclusive after party.

 CRAFT BARTENDER'S WE WANT YOU!!! Check out the videos below for more information.

Submit videos directly to the Facebook event BEFORE MIDNIGHT ON July 24th.

We will choose 12 contestants from the recipe alone and 4 contestants will be chosen BY YOU. Like the video you like the most and the top 4 like videos will earn their spot for the Showdown on the Stage in a live 16 contestant head to head battle.

 Video Submission Rules with Natasha from Hollow Spirits 

 Sample Video with Kicker from Hollow Spirits