Write On Rubee

An Arizona-based food and beverage writer since 2008,  I launched this website in 2015 to document my culinary adventures, beverage escapades, gardening endeavors, and travel in the Phoenix area and beyond.  Find a comprehensive calendar of Phoenix-area food and drink-related events on my Events page.

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Marriott Bourbon Battle

  • Scottsdale Marriott Suites Old Town 7325 East 3rd Avenue Scottsdale, AZ, 85251 United States (map)

Join the Marriott Hotels Bourbon Battle on Tuesday, October 18 at 6:30 pm. To raise awareness of its Bourbon Program, Marriott Hotels has developed a mixology tour with a mission to crown the ultimate bourbon cocktail craftsman. Mixologists will vie to take home the title during this cocktail round-up with creative bourbon cocktails using Bulleit and Woodford Reserve. Competitors:

  • Carla Salas, Bartender from Scottsdale Marriott Suites at McDowell Mountains
  • Jeremy Key, Bar Manager from Virtu Honest Craft
  • Kevin McKee, Bartender from Scottsdale Marriott Old Town Suites
  • Richie Moe, Beverage Director at Bourbon & Bones

 Judges are:

  •  Brandon Casey – local USBG President and Crust Mixologist
  •  Layla Linn – Mixologist Breakthru Beverage Arizona
  •  Christina Barrueta – Freelance Food and Beverage Writer, WriteOnRubee.com

Sample sips and complimentary appetizers will be provided. The event begins at 6:30 and the battle will start at 7PM.

RSVP is required.  Please call 480-874-6021. 

Earlier Event: October 18
Free Crepes at The Crepe Club
Later Event: October 19
Butterfly Wonderland Fundraiser