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🏆The Shakedown Bartender Competition: Sacred Stave Single Malt

November 13, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Get ready for the ultimate shakedown bartender edition at SanTan Gardens in Chandler!


Sample craft cocktails from some of the finest local bartenders as they compete to take home the title of Shakedown Champion! As the audience, you get to join the judges and help determine who’s the best of the best! Featuring SanTan Spirits Sacred Stave Single Malt Whiskey.


– Judge’s Seat – 2 ticket pair $200

Purchase a seat on the judges panel, try each of the contestant’s cocktails, and vote for your favorites along aside our expert judges!

  • Bottle of Sacred Stave Single Malt (2) – 1 per person
  • Passed apps
  • Seat on the Judges Panel + all 6 competing cocktails

– VIP Admission Seating – $75

VIP Admission allows you participate in our “Audience Favorite” voting! Try two ounce samples of each contestant’s cocktail and vote on your favorite!

  • Bottle of Sacred Stave Single Malt
  • Passed apps
  • 2 oz samples of all 6 competing cocktails

– Standing Room Available – $0

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Are you a local bartender looking to participate? Check out the rules to enter:

How to Participate: Round 1

  • Bartenders must be 21 and up
  • Must work at Licensed Bar or Restaurant
  • Participates are welcome to pick up a bottle of Sacred Stave Single Malt from our SanTan Gardens Location for R&D at a discounted rate (35% off)

How to Enter:

  1. Post your cocktail on your social media page tagging @santanspirits
  2. Include #SanTanSpiritsShakedown in your post
  3. Cocktail must include at least 1 oz Sacred Stave Single Malt Whiskey + 1 Homemade ingredient of your choosing
  4. Online Submission due by October 23rd

– Bartenders (Contestants) will be announced via SanTan Spirits Page by Nov. 1st. Only 6 contestants will be selected to move on to Round 2!

How to Participate: Round 2

  • Must be available to compete in person November 13th
  • Bartenders will recreate their posted cocktail for a Panel of 6 judges

– Bartenders must haves:

  1. Optional: Barback or assistant
  2. Optional: Any tools needed
  3. Optional: Song to craft to
  4. Glassware
  5. Desired Ice
  6. Homemade ingredients
  7. Garnishes
  8. All other ingredients needed to recreate cocktail for 6 judges
  9. 40 – 2 oz samples of cocktail for VIP guests

– SanTan will provide:

  • Sacred Stave American Single Malt Whiskey
  • Sample cups for VIP guests
  • Basic tools + glassware


First, Second and Audience favorites will be selected to win prizes!


Santan Spirits
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SanTan Gardens
495 E Warner Rd
Chandler, 85225 United States
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