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Gold Jigger Awards 2019

Come recognize the great work done by Metro Detroit’s bartenders, bars and brands over the past year

About this Event

Join us for the Golden Jigger Awards Show on December 8th, 2019 at Detroit Shipping Company. Doors open at 6pm and the awards show starts at 7pm. There will be live music, delicious food, plenty of cocktails and a night dedicated to honoring the hardworking women and men of the Metro Detroit hospitality industry. Tickets will go on sale in November.

Programming will include the presentation of awards, live music, commentary from the Nick Drinks Team and some surprises along the way. The event is produced by Nick Drinks Studio, LLC. The show will be filmed and streamed live!

2019 Awards List:

- Bartender of the Year (2018 Winner: Will Lee)

- Bar of the Year **REVISED (2018 Winner: Standby)

- Distillery of the Year (2018 Winner: Long Road Distillers)

- Brewery of the Year **NEW

- Winery of the Year **NEW

- Best Whiskey Program (2018 Winner: Sugar House)

- Best Wine Program (2018 Winner: Royce)

- Best Beer Program (2018 Winner: One-Eyed Betty's)

- Best Tea/Coffee Program **NEW

- Best Non-Alcoholic Program **NEW

- Best Cicerone (2018 Winner: Zach Typinski)

- Best Sommelier (2018 Winner: Liz Martinez)

- Best Product Launch **COMBINED (2018 Winners: Norden & Glennfiddich)

- Best Brand Support **NEW

- Best Beverage Event (2018 Winner: Detroit Cocktail Classic)

- Best Retail Venue (2018 Winner: Kako's Market)

Have a nominee? Email Voting will start in November. Stay tuned for the announcement.

If you are interested in sponsoring part of this event, please email


Earlier Event: November 30
The Caleb Roberts Band