Northern Great Brugal Rumble Final

May 1st see’s the first Boutique Bar Show of 2013 in Manchester, one of the highlights is the Great Brugal Rumble sitting alongside many other great events.

Over the last few months teams of bartenders from across England & Scotland have been fighting it out to prove they are the best in their area of the country (and win some nice cold hard cash).

First up at the London Boutique Bar Show, Team Bristol defended their crown with an unforgettable presentation based on the cities nautical roots. Following that Team Newcastle proved triumphant at the Scottish Boutique Bar Show now it is time for the North of England’s cities to battle it out.

Each team will consist of 5 bartenders presenting a Brugal sharing drink. If the last competitions are anything to go by these presentations are not to be missed. Leeds, Chester and Birmingham are heading to Manchester to tackle two local teams, including the competitions first over ladies only team.

The Great Brugal Rumble kicks off at 3:30pm but there are plenty more reasons to visit the Manchester Boutique Bar Show. Taking place on May 1st at the Manchester Town Hall from 11am – 5:30pm the speakers list looks very impressive:

Jared Brown & Anistatia Miller at 12pm talking about the influence of Cuban Cocktails on the modern bartender
Andy Campana at 1:15pm will be studying the DNA of the Cocktail with a scientific look into flavour matching, effects of temperature, PH and flavour intensity over time.
Cleo Rocos will be on at 2:30pm looking at The Power of Positive Drinking with extracts from her new book

Add to the mix plenty of exhibitors showing their latest booze related products and it is a day not to be missed. Get your free ticket by clicking right here.

A full report on the competition will be on BarLifeUK very soon.