2018 Nominees

Best Local Beer Selection
Boxelder
Craft Beer Cartel
Kush
Mendez Fuel
The Flipside

Best Brewery
Biscayne Bay Brewing Co.
Funky Buddha
Lincoln’s Beard
The Tank
Veza Sur

Best Sommelier
Amanda Fraga (Amara at Paraiso)
Fred Cabrera (Quality Meats)
Jacqueline Pirolo (Macchialina)
John Riccardo (Fontainebleau)
Andy Myers (Think Food Group)

Best Brand Ambassador
Aron Epstein (Jameson/Altos)
Courtney Lane (St. Germain)
Rob Ferrara (Glenlivet)
Stilo Pimentel (Banks Rum)
Philip Khanderhrish (Casa Noble Tequila)

Rising Bar Star
Daniel Villa (KYU)
Jesus Perez (EO/Broken Shaker)
Kiah Traverso (Generator/1-800-LUCKY)
Ricardo Acevedo (Le Sirenuse at The Surf Club)
Zabdi Cobon (Alter/Kaido/Ember)

Best Playlist
Baby Jane
Better Days
Lost Boy Dry Goods
Sweet Liberty
The Anderson

Best Happy Hour
Amara at Paraiso
Ariete
Lost Boy Dry Goods
Mama Tried
Stiltsville

Best Hidden Gem
Jaguar Sun
Los Altos
Minibar
Madame Phoung
New Yorker Patio Bar

Best New Bar
1-800-LUCKY
Jaguar Sun
The Jim & Neesie
Lost Boy Dry Goods
Mama Tried

Best Hotel Bar
Minibar
Minnow Bar
MO Bar at the Mandarin Oriental
Saxony Bar at Faena
The Regent Cocktail Club

Best Restaurant Bar
27 Restaurant
Jaguar Sun
The Jim & Neesie
Le Sirenuse at The Surf Club
Zuma

Bartender of the Year
Chris Norton (Sweet Liberty)
David Cedeño (Minibar)
Gui Jaroschy (The Jim & Neesie)
The Other Will Thompson (Jaguar Sun)
Valentino Longo (Le Sirenuse at The Surf Club)

Best High Volume Bar
1-800-LUCKY
El Patio
Gramps
Mama Tried
The Wharf

Best Cocktail Menu
Jaguar Sun
Jim & Neesie
Le Petit Maison
Le Sirenuse at The Surf Club
Los Altos

Bar of the Year
Jaguar Sun
Le Sirenuse at The Surf Club
Los Altos
Mama Tried
Sweet Liberty