This Thursday night Rhinebeck is the setting for a battle you won't want to miss. It is time to find out who are the best bartenders. Bartender Wars returns to The Beekman Arms in the Village of Rhinebeck hosted by the Rhinebeck Area Chamber of Commerce this throwdown is bound to be refreshing.

Bartenders will compete to find out who will take home the big prize for being named the creator of the Best Signature Cocktail and yes there is a virgin category. This is a ticketed event that is $40 in advance or you can buy a ticket at the door for $50. Proceeds from the event benefit the holiday lights project for the Rhinebeck Village and more. Doors will open at 5:30 PM so plan to get there straight from work. The event is from 6 PM to 8 PM. If you want tickets in advance for the event click here. It is always a good idea to get your tickets early.

Below is the list of participating bartenders from the event post on Facebook.
Bartender competing are from the following businesses.
Beekman Arms
Hudson Valley Distillers
Le Petit Bistro
Lucky Dragon
Rhinebeck Bagels
The Amsterdam
The Kroeg

If you don't see you favorite place with your favorite bartender on the list make sure you let them know about the event. There is a possibility they could get a late entry. There will be raffles as well so bring along some extra cash to buy a ticket or two.