Buckeye Vodka’s 8th Annual Battle of the Bartenders – POSTPONED

  • 8th annual Buckeye Vodka’s Battle of the Bartenders – postponed until Spring, 2022

Tickets just $25 and includes food and 4 Buckeye Vodka Drink Samples

Better late than never is what they say! We were unable to hold the event in March and we don’t want to skip a year so we are holding outdoors at the beautiful park at Austin Landing on August 18.


Join us for a night that focuses on the Best Bartenders in town as they battle for first place and the title belt! Sample food from the Miami Valley’s finest restaurants and Buckeye Vodka concoctions from the Miami Valley’s most talented bartenders. What started as the first bartender event brought to the Miami Valley has turned into an exciting competition that you do not want to miss!

Restaurants include:

  • Amber Rose
  • Archer’s Tavern
  • Carver’s
  • Chappys Social House
  • ele Cake Company Bistro & Wine Bar
  • El Meson
  • Meadowlark
  • Mr. Boro’s Tavern
  • Roost Modern Italian
  • Watermark Restaurant
  • Wheat Penny

and the Defending Champion : The WInds Cafe

Who will take home the championship belt for 2021?

NEW this year. since we are outdoors we will have live music featuring Ethan and Joey. And we will also have a few raffle baskets.

General Admission tickets are just $25 in advance and include all your food and 4 Buckeye Vodka Cocktail Sample drinks and entrance beginning at 6pm.

VIP Tickets are $40 and include everything general admission does with admission at 530pm and 1 extra flight of drinks (4 additional sample drinks)

Plantinum packages include a reserved table for 8, admission beginning at 530p, and 8 sample cocktails-in the Buckeye Lawn Lounge $650

Past Winners

  • 2020 The Winds Cafe
  • 2019 Meadowlark Caroline Porter “Dutchess of Earl”
  • 2018 Brock of Wheat Penny ” Merchant’s Wife”
    2017 Bill Castro of El Meson “Tamiami Miami”
  • 2016 Nikolaus Hunt of Coco’s Bistro “Coco’s Ruby Slipper”
  • 2015 Amber Brady of Lily’s Bistro “Rosemary’s Babee
  • ”2014 Dustin Wade of Meadowlark “The Root of All Evil”