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Registration NOW OPEN for Iron Bartender 2013!!

Well you’ve waited for it…now it’s here!  Iron Bartender 2013 is upon us and we are accepting registration for teams that wish to participate in this fall’s Iron Bartender Championship.  Much like last year, the competition is open to the … Continue reading

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Iron Bartender 2013 In The Works!

The Twin Cities’ annual bartending tournament, Iron Bartender, is in the planning stages! Preliminary dates for said tournament are October 6, 13, 20, 27th. Same format as last year, 16 barteams competing head-to-head in a single elimination bracket style tournament, … Continue reading

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Now Accepting Teams to Compete in the Upcoming Iron Bartender Championships

We are back and stronger than ever! The competition that started it all has returned, and we’re now accepting submissions of teams interested in competing for the 2012 crown of Iron Bartender! This is a 16 team (restaurant) bracket style, … Continue reading

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High West Distillery Tasting and Cocktail Making!!

North Star Bartenders’ Guild Sunday Sipper’s Series continues with Whiskey….more specifically High West Distillery Whiskey!! Here are the details: WHO: Mat Garretson – Co-owner of High West Distillery, Jesse Held and Josh Augustin of NSBG WHAT: High West Whiskey Tasting, … Continue reading

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NSBG on Podcast for Fresh and Local

The North Star Bartenders’ Guild is featured weekly on Fresh and Local podcasts’, hosted by Susan Berkson, from Minneapolis’ Farmers Market every Sunday morning! Some of the recipes we share on the podcast are now available to you all right … Continue reading

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Seasonal Sipper’s Series Set To Start In July

We’re getting ready to launch a very exciting seasonal series of cocktail emporiums starting this summer. The first volume to start the series will feature Bombay Sapphire Gin and Absolut Vodka. NSBG President Jesse Held will start the series explaining … Continue reading

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Kentucky Derby Fiesta!

We’re combining two great celebrations into ONE! Together with Early Times Kentucky Whiskey, Old Forester Bourbon, and Woodford Reserve on Saturday May 5th is Cinco de Mayo and The Kentucky Derby, so of course we’re taking notice of that and … Continue reading

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Imbibe’s Of March Re-cap

Our latest event, ‘Imbibe’s of March’, was another successful gathering of talented barkeeps from around the Twin Cities combined with the talents of local musicians ‘Sound System Sabotage’ and DJ Richy Rivera. Gracious sponsors for the event included: Belvedere Unfiltered … Continue reading

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The Imbibe’s of March EVENT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The Imbibes of March Northstar Bartender’s Guild & People Serving People Fundraiser (Minneapolis, MN, February 22, 2012) – Local bartender and service industry group, Northstar Bartender’s Guild (nsbarguild.org), is hosting a community event showcasing their cocktail skills … Continue reading

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Next NSBG Meeting

  We have a very special meeting/field trip lined up for the next gathering boys and girls.  We’re all headed to Vinocopia to play with some spirits and learn about their capabilities in some classics and neo-classic cocktails.  We’re all … Continue reading

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