Experiential Sports Bar – Sample the Future, Today.
Located on the Expo Hall Floor | Open Tuesday and Wednesday, complimentary drinks!
Take a seat at this experiential bar, located in the expo hall, and meet with mixologists, industry suppliers, and leaders demonstrating ways to help you achieve the level of growth you’ve been striving for behind the bar.
You’ll also discover (and sample!) the latest drink trends including ultra-premium alcohol and no-alcohol spirits, CBD-infused drinks, zero-proof cocktails and most popular beers.
Highlights for 2022:
- Sample inspirational new beverage recipes.
- Test drive new products and equipment including refrigerators, glassware, technology, accessories and furniture.
Meet the Sports Bar Host
Chris Hopkins, Beverage & Operations Professional
A veteran of the hospitality industry with over 20 years of experience, Chris Hopkins aka Hashtag Mixology, has been involved in every facet of the hospitality world since he began his international career many years ago in his hometown of Perth, Western Australia. From catering and event management, to running beverage programs in Las Vegas' most prestigious resorts, Chris has an outstanding resume of global hands-on hospitality experience. Learn More.
Mix it up! Cocktails of the future.
Try the official Bar & Restaurant Expo innovative cocktails –2022 cocktail recipes coming soon!
Sample of Official Bar & Restaurant Expo Cocktails Served in the Sports Bar in 2021.
BUSY BEE (NON-ALCOHOLIC)
3 oz of tea, 1 oz of Boiron Blueberry puree, .5 oz of fresh lime, 1 oz of soda water
MANGO-ING GOING GONE
1.5 oz of Oyo vodka, 1 oz of Boiron Mango Puree, .5 oz of fresh lime, 2 oz of soda water
IN DA CLUB
1.5 oz of Branson cognac, 1 oz of tea syrup, .5 oz of fresh lemon
WHAT A PEACH!
1.5 oz of Codigo tequila, .5 oz of fresh lemon, 1 oz of Boiron Blood Peach Puree