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Connecticut Bartenders Featured at Newport’s Revolving Door

On July 31, Newport’s Revolving Door hosted United States Bartenders Guild Connecticut  (USBG CT) Chapter President Dimitrios Zahariadis and Vice President Carl Summa, also known as The Cocktail Chemists, for a bar takeover. Roger Gross, a previous winner of Last Bartender Standing, Las Vegas Best Bartender Competition served alongside The Cocktail Chemists for the evening. Gross, also a USBG member, recently moved to Connecticut to open the Highland Brass Co. with Zahariadis and Summa in Waterbury. The three guest bartenders collaborated with house bartender Jason Kindness to create a special cocktail menu.

Photos by Chris Almeida.

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