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Best Bartender/Mixologist

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The best Bartenders in Atlanta.

Best Bartender BOA Award Winner

Eric Lee at The Star Community Bar

Best Bartender BOA Award Winner

Tie: Eddie DelaPiniella at Buteco Coffee & Bar & Miles Macquarrie at Kimball House

Best Bar- Best Bartender/Mixologist BOA Award Winner

Year » 2018
Section » Print Features » Special Issue » Best of Atlanta » 2018 » Oral Pleasures » Critics Pick
Ticonderoga Club (Featured)
Pat Hinson is able to talk to anyone because he's into so many awesome hobbies, and always gives above and beyond service.

Best Bar- Best Bartender/Mixologist BOA Award Winner

Year » 2018
Section » Print Features » Special Issue » Best of Atlanta » 2018 » Oral Pleasures » Readers Pick
Kaitlin Kepfer at The Albert

Best bartender BOA Award Winner

Year » 2016
Section » Print Features » Special Issue » Best of Atlanta » 2016 » After Dark » Readers Pick
Blue Ribbon Grill

Best bartender BOA Award Winner

Year » 2015
Section » Print Features » Special Issue » Best of Atlanta » 2015 » After Dark » Readers Pick
IRIS aka Rush Lounge (Permanently Closed)

Best under-the-radar bartender BOA Award Winner

Year » 2015
Section » Print Features » Special Issue » Best of Atlanta » 2015 » Oral Pleasures » Critics Pick
Lusca - PERMANENTLY CLOSED (Permanently Closed)

Best under-the-radar bartender BOA Award Winner

Year » 2015
Section » Print Features » Special Issue » Best of Atlanta » 2015 » Oral Pleasures » Critics Pick
Lusca - PERMANENTLY CLOSED (Permanently Closed)

Best bartender BOA Award Winner

Year » 2014
Section » Print Features » Special Issue » Best of Atlanta » 2014 » After Dark » Readers Pick
Crystal Nickles at Sweetwater Bar and Grill

Best bartender BOA Award Winner

Year » 2014
Section » Print Features » Special Issue » Best of Atlanta » 2014 » Oral Pleasures » Critics Pick
Kimball House (Featured)

Best bartender BOA Award Winner

Year » 2013
Section » Print Features » Special Issue » Best of Atlanta » 2013 » After Dark » Readers Pick
Legacy Live (Permanently Closed)

Best bartender BOA Award Winner

Year » 2012
Section » Print Features » Special Issue » Best of Atlanta » 2012 » After Dark » Readers Pick
The Shelter (Permanently Closed)

Best bartender BOA Award Winner

Year » 2012
Section » Print Features » Special Issue » Best of Atlanta » 2012 » Oral Pleasures » Critics Pick
After journeyman gigs at OTP's Trattoria 141 and Buckhead's Prohibition, Kevin Bragg has fully come into his own behind the decks at 4th & Swift. The Old Fourth Ward eatery doubles as Bragg's personal laboratory for concocting an impressive array of bitters, tinctures, and other spicy and herbaceousmore...
After journeyman gigs at OTP's Trattoria 141 and Buckhead's Prohibition, Kevin Bragg has fully come into his own behind the decks at 4th & Swift. The Old Fourth Ward eatery doubles as Bragg's personal laboratory for concocting an impressive array of bitters, tinctures, and other spicy and herbaceous potions. But beyond their quirky ingredients - lemongrass-black sesame syrup and sage-infused Pinot Blanc reduction, to name a couple - Bragg's beverages are models of control and balance, creating a delightful interplay of flavors that can only be the product of hours of experimentation and a gift for counterintuitive blending. In other words, his drinks are damn tasty, down to the final sip. And, while Bragg is serious about cocktails, he manages to remain polite and composed when someone orders a Grey Goose and cranberry. Now that takes talent. less...

Best bartender BOA Award Winner

Year » 2011
Section » Print Features » Special Issue » Best of Atlanta » 2011 » After Dark » Readers Pick
Adrienne Eoley

Best bartender BOA Award Winner

Year » 2011
Section » Print Features » Special Issue » Best of Atlanta » 2011 » Oral Pleasures » Critics Pick
Paul Calvert
Back when Paul Calvert worked at the Sound Table, he was a great mixologist. His drinks were remarkable, but when the place filled up, the frenzied pace of a dance club didn't match the careful construction of Calvert's drinks. He could seem a little ... grumpy. Now that Calvert's at Pura Vida, he'smore...
Back when Paul Calvert worked at the Sound Table, he was a great mixologist. His drinks were remarkable, but when the place filled up, the frenzied pace of a dance club didn't match the careful construction of Calvert's drinks. He could seem a little ... grumpy. Now that Calvert's at Pura Vida, he's a whole new man. His drinks are as good as ever, and he now has the time to be the gracious, knowledgeable, friendly host we always knew he could be. Calvert has gone beyond mixology to become a great bartender. 656 N. Highland Ave. 404-870-9797. puravidatapas.com. less...

Best bartender BOA Award Winner

Year » 2010
Section » Print Features » Special Issue » Best of Atlanta » 2010 » After Dark » Readers Pick
Tie: Brook at Flatiron Restaurant & Bar AND Miles Leon's Full Service

Runner-up: David at Mary's


1287 Glenwood Avenue S.E., 404-624-4411, marysatlanta.com/

Best bartender BOA Award Winner

Year » 2009
Section » Print Features » Special Issue » Best of Atlanta » 2009 » After Dark » Readers Pick
Miles MacQuarrie at Leon's Full Service

Runner-up
Darren Foley at Ship & Anchor Pub
5975 Roswell Road, 404-256-3550, www.dunwoodyrestaurantgroup.com

Best bartender BOA Award Winner

Year » 2009
Section » Print Features » Special Issue » Best of Atlanta » 2009 » After Dark » Readers Pick
Miles MacQuarrie at Leon's Full Service

Best Bartender BOA Award Winner

Year » 2008
Section » Print Features » Special Issue » Best of Atlanta » 2008 » After Dark » Critics Pick
MJQ Concourse (Featured)

Best Bartender BOA Award Winner

Year » 2008
Section » Print Features » Special Issue » Best of Atlanta » 2008 » After Dark » Readers Pick
Over Da Edge (Permanently Closed)

Best Bartender BOA Award Winner

Year » 2007
Section » Print Features » Special Issue » Best of Atlanta » 2007 » After Dark » Readers Pick
Grant Henry, The Local

Best Bartender BOA Award Winner

Year » 2006
Section » Print Features » Special Issue » Best of Atlanta » 2006 » After Dark » Readers Pick
Grant Henry

Best Bartender BOA Award Winner

Year » 2005
Section » Print Features » Special Issue » Best of Atlanta » 2005 » After Dark » Readers Pick
Michele
Chaplins, 555 S. Atlanta St., Roswell 770-552-1147 www.chaplinsroswell.com

Best Hard-Working, Drink-Slinging Bartender BOA Award Winner

Year » 2005
Section » Print Features » Special Issue » Best of Atlanta » 2005 » After Dark » Critics Pick
Carla, at the Vortex
“It’s the name of the car, not me!” Sure, CARLA, we believe you ... maybe. “Ms. Kitty” is her convertible, and in our estimation, her combination of sexy and stiff — as in drinks, you pervs — makes Carla a purrfect bartender. Although shemore...
“It’s the name of the car, not me!” Sure, CARLA, we believe you ... maybe. “Ms. Kitty” is her convertible, and in our estimation, her combination of sexy and stiff — as in drinks, you pervs — makes Carla a purrfect bartender. Although she cut out the late-night hours at the Vortex a few years ago, the dark-haired mama with the tavern-tinged voice and sassy smile still serves ’em strong for the weekday regulars at the L5P location. less...

Best Bartender BOA Award Winner

Year » 2005
Section » Print Features » Special Issue » Best of Atlanta » 2005 » After Dark » Readers Pick
Michele - Chaplins/Roswell
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