Three bartenders are presented with a mystery bar. They must use the contents, tools and their skill to create cocktails, presenting three cocktails in under nine minutes.
Creativity, appeal to the judges, and tradition are considered. Something new may be in order, but there must also be knowledge and respect for tradition.
Beware the “Blender Round.”
Three judges must drink the cocktails to completion and then rank the full experience on personal subjective appeal and objective standards in how well the bartenders applied the contents and tools of their bar.
A Project in Development
Stay tuned for updates. The first Brutal Bar was September 10, 2018.
Brutal Bar 2 will be November 5, 2018 at Bari Restaurant in Salem, Oregon.