Sunday, February 10, 2013

Speed Rack Seattle | for The Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Speed Rack. Drinks. Madness. Capitol Hill. Soaked in champagne. That is all. Enjoy!


Portland resident and bartender Lacy Hawkins, center, competes against Angel Teta, right, during a cocktail creation round at the Seattle leg of Speed Rack on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, at Century Ballroom in Seattle, Washington. Hawkins was later crowned Miss Speed Rack Seattle. Speed Rack is a national cocktail competition that pits the top female bartenders in key cocktail markets against each other in timed and judged challenges. One hundred percent of the proceeds from the tour's ten stops will be donated to breast cancer education, prevention and research.


Contestants and onlookers await the start of a cocktail creation round during the Seattle leg of Speed Rack on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, at Century Ballroom in Seattle, Washington.


Bartender Missy Cross fashions drinks during a cocktail creation round at the Seattle leg of Speed Rack on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, at Century Ballroom in Seattle, Washington.


Bartender Angel Teta, center, mingles with the crowd during the Seattle leg of Speed Rack on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, at Century Ballroom in Seattle, Washington.


Cocktail tasting judge Ann Apte samples a drink prepared for her during the Seattle leg of Speed Rack on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, at Century Ballroom in Seattle, Washington.


Attendees wait for the next cocktail creation round during the Seattle leg of Speed Rack on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, at Century Ballroom in Seattle, Washington.


Robert Hess, center, and other cocktail judges sample their drinks during the Seattle leg of Speed Rack on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, at Century Ballroom in Seattle, Washington.


Portland resident and bartender Lacy Hawkins, center right, screams in surprise after winning the final cocktail creation round during the Seattle leg of Speed Rack on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, at Century Ballroom in Seattle, Washington. Hawkins was crowned Miss Speed Rack Seattle. It was her first time winning the competition. Speed Rack is a national cocktail competition that pits the top female bartenders in key cocktail markets against each other in timed and judged challenges. One hundred percent of the proceeds from the tour's ten stops will be donated to breast cancer education, prevention and research.


Portland resident and bartender Lacy Hawkins, center right, is showered with alcohol after winning the final cocktail creation round during the Seattle leg of Speed Rack on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, at Century Ballroom in Seattle, Washington.


Portland resident and bartender Lacy Hawkins, center right, is showered with alcohol after winning the final cocktail creation round during the Seattle leg of Speed Rack on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, at Century Ballroom in Seattle, Washington.


Champagne is poured for attendees during the Seattle leg of Speed Rack on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, at Century Ballroom in Seattle, Washington.

No comments:

Post a Comment

Thanks for swooping by my blog. Please share your thoughts. Thank you!