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Spirit Tasting Newport Beach

Spirit Tasting Newport Beach

The SIP Awards is the only spirit tasting competition that puts you, the spirit enthusiast, in the judging seat. After all, as the ultimate tastemakers for the fine spirit industry your voice deserves to be heard.

Bring your friends and family to enjoy an afternoon tasting and evaluating spirits from all over the world in the gorgeous Newport Beach!


*Categories include: Vodka, Gin, Tequila, Mezcal, Rum, Whiskey, Scotch, Cognac, Bourbon, Liqueurs, Infused Spirits, Mixers, and many others.

Spirit Tasting

Over 35+ beverage samples to evaluate in a blind tasting

Learn how to effectively taste the subtleties of fine spirits from Professor Neat (George Manska)

Refine your tasting palate with a wide selection of spirits so you’ll always know your preferences at bars and restaurants

Receive your results to see if you were able to spot your favorite brands

A variety of delicious appetizers will be served to complement your tasting experience

Many chances to win prizes throughout the event

Social Media Wall and contests for even bigger prizes!

Professional DJ and photographers on site

Mingle with new people with similar interests and have a good time in a fun environment