Source: The Daily Courier
It may not be an Olympic sport, but extreme bartending is gaining popularity as a spectator sport.
Extreme bartending, also called flair bartending, is where the bartender puts on a show while mixing drinks and dazzles the crowd with juggling-like skills.
Dave Simpson teaches seminars with a company called www.ExtremeBartending.com and is organizing a competition at McCulloch Station Jan. 22, starting at 8 p.m.
“We travel around the world and teach people how to flip bottle s and do things behind the bar,” said Simpson. “It’s really starting to grow, so we decided to have a competition here.”
The competitors will be broken down into rookie and advance categories, with participants judged on spillage, droppage, breakage and crowd interaction.
Tickets for the event are $3 each and can be purchased at McCulloch Station on
For more information on the emerging form of entertainment, go to www.extremebartending.com
Date: April 8th, 2005