New York – Premiering this past Saturday at SXSW, “HEY BARTENDER” – a documentary from 4th Row Films – tells the journey of two individuals trying to achieve their dreams of becoming bartenders in the era of the craft cocktail culture. The film is intertwined with informative and intimate interviews from some of the most famous bartenders and industry leaders in the world.
William Grant & Sons, a longtime supporter of the cocktail community and sponsor of the party, created the below cocktails for the evening:
Farmer’s Market: Reyka Vodka, Rhubarb Tea, Strawberries, Fresh Lemon Juice, Simple Syrup, Basil, & Peychaud’s Bitters
1944 Mai Tai: Sailor Jerry Rum, Solerno Blood Orange Liqueur, Small Hand Foods Orgeat Syrup, Fresh Lime Juice, Mint, & Edible Orchid
Hendrick’s Gin Fizz: Hendrick’s Gin, Fresh Lemon Juice, Fresh Lime Juice, Simple Syrup, Cream, Egg Whites, & Orange Flower Water
El Vocho Margarita: Milagro Reposado Tequila, Fresh Lime Juice, Pineapple Juice, Simple Syrup, Cucumber, Cilantro, & Jalapeno
Whisky Smash: Monkey Shoulder Whisky, Fresh Lemon Juice, Simple Syrup, & Mint
“HEY BARTENDER” is set to debut in select theaters across the country beginning June 2013.