Last night, bartenders and mixologists from various St. Louis restaurants and bars met at 33 Wine Shop & Tasting Bar
(1913 Park Avenue
) for "Blood & Sand,"
an event to signal St. Louis establishing its own local chapter of the United States Bartenders Guild
View a slideshow from "Blood & Sand."
Photographer Stew Smith was there and brings back these photos from "Blood & Sand,"
which featured bartenders and mixologists Ted Kilgore (Taste by Niche
), Jamie Kilgore (Terrene
), Lucas Ramsey (Eclipse
at the Moonrise Hotel), Matthew Seiter (of the coming-soon Sanctuaria
), Nate Selsor (Monarch
) and T.J. Vytlacil (Flamingo Bowl