Liquor.com and USBG will host an educational immersion for 39 regional semi-finalists at the Woodford Reserve Distillery in Louisville, Kentucky. One winner will even win an all-expenses paid trip to the Kentucky Derby®
Experience the best of the Manhattan:
Both the cocktail and the city.
Show off your cocktail know-how with
two of your own Woodford Reserve recipes.
Register and submit your recipes
Qualifying rounds hosted by participating markets
Educational Distillery Trip and Semi-finals in Louisville, Kentucky
Finale in New York City
Watch Jonathan Howard make the expertly crafted classic that earned him the title of 2016 Master of the Manhattan.
Initial scores will be based on the interpretation of the written description submitted. You will display total breadth and aptitude as a professional bartender over the course of the competition.
Your competition entries will be evaluated by these
cocktail and spirits luminaries from across the country.