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New York's Best Bartender 2015: Boerum Hill, Carroll Gardens & Cobble Hill

Is New York’s best bartender working in your neighborhood?

By Time Out New York contributors

Whether you’re a fan of dive barsbeer barsrooftop barsromantic bars or any other kind of bar, you can always find what you’re looking for in New York—most of us don’t even need to leave our neighborhoods to visit a bar (and bartender) we love. If your favorite bartender made it to the shortlist below, vote for them, then come back on March 17 to see if they made it into the final 50.

The nominees

Keegan Grandbois

Keegan Grandbois

Bar: Nightingale 9

Been a bartender for: 3 years

Signature drink: White Pike Whiskey

The best thing about being a bartender is: Learning from the kitchen/doing research and making new ingredients.

Tim Miner

Tim Miner

Bar: The Long Island Bar

Been a bartender for: 12 years

Signature drink: I'm not sure but I'll probably light it on fire

The best thing about being a bartender is: My office is where people go to have fun!

Anthony Rettino

Anthony Rettino

Bar: Clover Club

Been a bartender for: 5 years

Signature drink: What makes sense

The best thing about being a bartender is: Meeting tons of new people daily.

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New York's Best Bartender 2015

Bartenders are such a big part of our day-to-day life in New York that it’s easy to take them for granted, but where would we be without their beer-pouring, drink-mixing, sob-story–listening, make-all-your-evenings-magical-through-the-power-of-booze ways? That’s why we’re celebrating them with a competition to find the absolute best bartender in NYC.

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