On Tuesday, June 28, 2017, Monkey Shoulder Blended Scotch Whisky and Tales of the Cocktail took over Diamond Reef in Brooklyn, New York for the Ultimate Bartender Championship.

15 of New York City’s top bartenders battled it out through four rounds to find the ultimate bartender and win a trip to Ediburgh, Scotland.

the winner and the judges

After a grueling final round between the top three bartenders and a deliberation between judges, Ezra Star, John Lemayer, Dev Johnson, Chris Hannah and brand ambassador Seb Derbomez crowned Anthony Bohlinger the champion.

For more information, visit UltimateBartenderChampionship.com.