Whats to come from the first WFA Grand Slam of 2018: Olybet’s Flairmania

Whats to come from the first WFA Grand Slam of 2018: Olybet’s Flairmania

It is almost time for one of the season’s most awaited flair bartending competitions, OlyBet’s Flairmania in Riga, Latvia. Now in its 8th year OlyBet Flairmania has gone from strength to strength and always promises to be a fantastic show, particularly for those who might just be discovering flair bartending competitions for the first time.

The production is always fantastic, with a great venue, professional camera equipment and one of the best live streams – supported by  the main sponsor, international casino OlyBet.…

Result: The Roadhouse Grand Finals & the WFA Grand Slam World Champion 2017

Result: The Roadhouse Grand Finals & the WFA Grand Slam World Champion 2017

November is a fantastic time in the flair bartending calendar, where each year we culminate with the last WFA Grand Slam of the year, The Roadhouse. The Roadhouse is of course the hardest fought and most highly coveted competition, no more explanation is needed – as it is the last WFA Grand Slam of the year however this also means we discover our Grand Slam Champion.…

Introducing the WFA’s newest Grand Slam: Fabbri Flairsupply, Hungary

Introducing the WFA’s newest Grand Slam: Fabbri Flairsupply, Hungary

As you will have seen in our latest WFA Grand Slam roundup, this year’s competition is too close to call; every Grand Slam competition remaining will be strongly contended, you can bet on that! And just to make things even more exciting we have added in another WFA Grand Slam event to the calendar – Fabbri Flairsupply in Hungary!

Flairsupply will be the first event WFA Grand Slam flair competition in Hungary and we can’t wait!

WFA Flair Bartending World Championship at the Cambridge Cocktail Weekend

WFA Flair Bartending World Championship at the Cambridge Cocktail Weekend

Starting this Friday (25th August 2017) is the Cambridge Cocktail Weekend. Happening over the course of three days (25th-27th August) the different rounds of the Grand Slam will be taking place between 7-9PM. The Cambridge Cocktail Weekend is in its 2nd year following a very successful inaugural event. It all kicks off Friday afternoon with a variety of masterclasses and the first heat of the first WFA Grand Slam to happen in the UK, aside from Roadhouse, since 2010!…

WFA Grand Slam: Skilled Flair Bartender 2017 The Results, Memorable Moments & More

WFA Grand Slam: Skilled Flair Bartender 2017 The Results, Memorable Moments & More

The Results

Skilled Flair Bartender in Cancun, Mexico went down on the 17th and 18th of August. The second time this tournament has taken place, it was also the first time it was undertaken as a WFA Grand Slam, as well as being our first WFA Grand Slam ever in Central America.

It was a hard fought competition with a number of new faces but in the end the winner was the returning champion and long time professional flair bartender, Marek Posluszny.

WFA Grand Slam at the Cambridge Cocktail Weekend

WFA Grand Slam at the Cambridge Cocktail Weekend

It is almost time for the 5th WFA Grand Slam of the year and the first WFA Grand Slam to be happening the UK, aside from the Roadhouse Finals, since 2010. The 4th and next Grand Slam will be Skilled Flair Bartender in Cancun, Mexico – happening the week before this event.

We are thrilled to see more WFA Grand Slam competitions added to the calendar and none more so than in new locations.

Have you discovered the flair bartending concept that is Bottle Tin is King?

Have you discovered the flair bartending concept that is Bottle Tin is King?

On the 25th June the 2nd edition of Bottle Tin is King (#BTiK) took place at the one and only Roadhouse in Covent Garden London. #BTiK is a new concept in regards of flair bartending competition as it does not follow the normal format of other flair competitions.

By taking it back to a competition centred around two objects, which can be the bottle and tin or perhaps a combination of two other objects, it encourages flair bartenders to take it back to the basics and focus more on the routine as a whole, technical ability and what you are doing as a form of entertainment.…

WFA Grand Slam: The Gaeta Passion Flair Bartender Competition

WFA Grand Slam: The Gaeta Passion Flair Bartender Competition

The Passion Flair Bartender began in 2006 in Gaeta, Italy through the ambition of a man who has had many, many years experience in the world of bartending – Francesco Santillo. Francesco started the Passion Flair Bartender as he saw it as a good opportunity to transfer the vast knowledge and prestige he had developed over his long career to local managers and young bartenders.…

An interview with Dennis Gray ahead of the Roadhouse Asian Open

An interview with Dennis Gray ahead of the Roadhouse Asian Open

The next Roadhouse Flair Heat is nearly upon us and it is time for the return of the Asian Open on March 26th. A very popular Roadhouse heat in London, the Asian Open draws large crowds of people from across the cosmopolitan capital and well as around the world. Many of the competitors taking part in the Asian Open will be travelling half way around the world from countries such as Australia, Japan and Singapore.…

An interview with Yusuke Ono ahead of the Roadhouse Asian Open

An interview with Yusuke Ono ahead of the Roadhouse Asian Open

The next Roadhouse Flair Heat is nearly upon us and it is time for the return of the Asian Open on March 26th. A very popular Roadhouse heat in London, the Asian Open draws large crowds of people from across the cosmopolitan capital and well as around the world. Many of the competitors taking part in the Asian Open will be travelling half way around the world from countries such as Japan and Singapore and of course as a Roadhouse heat £1000 will be up for grabs between the top 3, as well as a spot in the Roadhouse World Finals in November – where £10,000 will be up for grabs.…

The Roadhouse Flair Freestyle Competition

The Roadhouse Flair Freestyle Competition

You may have already heard that there are a few new flair bartending events taking their place in the calendar for 2017, one of which is the Roadhouse Flair Freestyle competition! This will be the second of ten Roadhouse Flair heats happening throughout 2017 and culminating in the Roadhouse World Finals in November. The Roadhouse Flair Freestyle Competition takes place on Sunday February 26th 2017.…

WFA Grand Slam: Flairmania 2017 The Results, Memorable Moments & More

WFA Grand Slam: Flairmania 2017 The Results, Memorable Moments & More

The second WFA Grand Slam is over, can you believe how fast 2017 is going already!? This particular Grand Slam has been a main stay on the WFA competition calendar for 7 years and is always a great event to look forward to.

Over the years Flairmania has seen 4 different winners, you never know how Flairmania is going to turn out and with the ‘Big Ass Move’ award and the Audience award it is quite a unique event grand slam.…