Shake it Up at the 2012 San Diego Spirits Festival August 25-26

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The most anticipated event of the summer is only a few weeks away. The 4th annual San Diego Spirits Festival, the preeminent West Coast cocktail, culinary, and cultural event is set to make a huge splash in the San Diego Bay area on August 25-26 at the Port Pavilion on Broadway Pier.

Its all about Cocktails, Culinary and Culture on San Diego Bay

The 4th Annual 2012 San Diego Spirits Festival August 25-26, will draw international attention and offers a multi-faceted thrilling event combining the three most important elements to any festivity…Cocktails, Culinary and Culture. From the prestigious Mixologist, to the local foodie, and all the way to the novice cocktail enthusiast, the two-day festival promises to delight and excite all who attend.

The Port Pier Pavilion will once again be transformed into a classic lounge which will ignite the senses and set the mood for an exciting weekend of festivities! Drawing attendees from around the world, guests will be invited to mingle with brand ambassadors as they sip and savor the latest cocktail creations, whilst soaking in the breath taking view of the San Diego Bay. Learn more on the world of mixology or have a small history lesson on your brand of choice…all from the 2012 San Diego Spirit Festival guest brand Ambassadors.

The 2012 San Diego Spirits Festival will transform every cocktail desire into a reality with some of the hottest brands, as brand ambassadors tease your taste buds with our 2012 featured brands. Just to name a few…. Ozone Vodka, Lithuanian Black Label Vodka, Pisco Porton, Martin Miller Gin, Milagro Tequila, Solerno Liqueur, Hendrick's Gin, Conjure Cognac, El Cartel Tequila, Berentzen Liquors, Pink Pigeon Rum, Chinaco,java Juice, Double Cross Vodka, Distillery 209 Gin, Quint Sangria, Quick Strain Tinis, Naughty Cow Liqueur,Twisted Shots, Ron de Jeremy Rum, Magners Irish Cider, 619 Vodka, VeeV, Bendistillery’ s portfolio of award-winning small batch American vodkas and gins including Crater Lake Vodka, Cascade Mtn Gin, Mazama Vodka, Cofia Vodka, Tequila Sin Rival, Cocula Tequila, Nobeleza Tequila, Corazon Tequila, Semental Tequila, Mezcal Los Javis, Alquimia Organic Tequila, La Nina del Mezcal, Tequila Tres Mujeres, Tequila Fortaleza, Whipsy, Fee Brothers Mixers, Partagas Cigars, Naked Juice, Joia All Natural Soda, Icelandic Water…and many more still coming on board.

Wait, there’s more! Cocktails, culinary, and competition. The 2012 San Diego Spirits Festival will feature bartender competitions from top rated talent with a first prize from our Silver Sponsor RestaurantConnect!

This year we welcome demonstrations by executive chefs from leading local restaurants. Participating Chefs to include: Katherine Humphus of BO-beau kitchen and bar, Karl A. Prohaska of Handerly Hotel, Alberto Morreale of Fig Tree Café; Brandon Brooks of Sol Markets, Misty Birchall of PubCakes with a special presentation by Chef Tyler Stone and more still to come!

Entertainment provided by: Alas de Mosca, Alex Arndt & Sonic Universe; Bruce Sanborn Band, Dirty Minds, Flash Point Rocks, Funky Munky, Jamilla, JC Villafan, Latex Grenade, Mathew Zeltzer, Sacha Boutros

The 2012 San Diego Spirits Festival would like to toast the incredible 2012 Media Partners! Energy 103.7, KyXy 96.5, San Diego CW-6, Chilled Magazine, Tasting Panel Magazine, Cigars & Spirits Magazine, San Diego Magazine, Chef’s Press, The Reader, Dining Out Magazine, Happy Hour Magazine, Shake Stir, San Diego News Network, Gay San Diego, OC Executive, Military Press, Drink Me Magazine, Cocktail GoGo, SanDiegoVille, Crave Local Media Network, World Bars and Gaz Regan.

The 4th annual San Diego Spirits Festival will be the event of the Summer and will be held on August 25-26 2012- get tickets here. use code SDSF20 to get 20% discount

About San Diego Spirits Festival:

San Diego Spirits Festival was founded and launched in San Diego in 2009 by Liz Edwards. San Diego Spirits Festival is a nationally acclaimed celebration of cocktail culture and is the premiere West coast spirits festival held on the beautiful San Diego bay. With bartender competitions, tastings, seminars and parties, the festival offers a one-of-a-kind opportunity for brands to be supported and gain recognition among San Diego’s cocktail and culinary community and beyond.

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