Internet sales are closed but tickets still available at the door for the annual Greater Seattle Business Association’s fun “Taste of Svedka Cocktail Contest” happening this evening at Metropolist, 2931 1st Ave South in Seattle’s downtown Belltown neighborhood. It’s a fundraiser for the GSBA’s awesome Scholarship Fund and features expert mixologists from the best bars in town all competing to win accolades for their concoctions.
Here’s more skinny for the event starting at 5:30 pm…it is 21 + and it looks like tix are $45 (which includes sampling apparently…)
Fierce Competition. Fabulous Cocktails.
Join us for a night of sampling fantastic SVEDKA craft cocktails created by some of our favorite mixologists battling it out for Best Drink, Best Décor, and the coveted Best Bartender. This will be a delightful evening of fun and philanthropy as we gear up for EQUALUX: The TASTE of GSBA on November 18!
Featuring ‘80’s Mixtape inspired cocktails such as
P.Y.T.-ini by 13 Coins Restaurant, Pier Pressure by Good Bar, Poco Wine + Spirits’ Grapefruit Diet, Luftballon Sour by Queer/Bar, Seattle Cider Company’s La Isla Bonita, Sucka M.C. by Sugar Hill Seattle, Terra Plata’s Pretty in Pink, and Tutta Bella Neapolitan Pizzeria’s La Frusta “The Whip”
Great bites by
13 Coins Restaurant, Baking Project Seattle, Tankard & Tun, and Taylor Shellfish Oyster Bar
And, a fantastic raffle
Wine & Chocolates | An outstanding selection of Washington Cabernets from Barrage, Fidelitas, Elsom, Market, Three of Cups, and Su Lei Wineries. Plus a magnum of Browne Cabernet and a magnum of Gruet Blanc de Blanc and a leather wine rack to display them. Plus Fran’s Chocolates! Value $500
Amtrak Getaway | Winner’s Choice of (2) tickets to Portland or (2) tickets to Leavenworth. Value $200
Tickets to EQUALUX Cocktail Hour |(4) Equalite tickets provide you with the opportunity to experience EQUALUX’s dizzying array of wines, delicious bites, tonight’s winning cocktail, and silent auction at the biggest LGBT gala in the PNW! Value $500
Fun with Svedka Bar Cart | A variety of Svedka vodkas to satisfy your party needs and a fun cart complete with shakers and barware. Value $400 Basket of Enjoyables
(6) bottles of delicious wine from Browne Family Cellars, Waterbrook, Waitsburg Cellars, and Apex, plus one Story bottle magnum from Browne Family Cellars. Value $250
Emcee: Gregg Holcomb, Witness, GSBA Best Bartender Award-winner
Music: DJ Leslie, Seattle Parties
Entertainment: The Solid Gold GSBA Dancers
Attire: ’80s Disco Diva or Creative Cocktail
Parking: Find street and lot parking here.
Evening proceeds to benefit the GSBA Scholarship Fund.
All guests will be asked to present their credit cards.
This is a 21+ age event. Guests will be carded.
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