San Francisco, CA
Monday August 15, 2011
Welcome to the 2011 Whiskey Waxing Beard & Mustache Competition. Whiskey Waxing is a San Francisco Bay Area competition celebrating local hairy talent on the old Barbary Coast. Contestants judged on their form & ability to sip whiskey.
Last Gasp founder, the bearded Ron Turner.
Accidental Bear: Mike Enders
SF Weekly columnist and food and spirits aficionado Lou Bustamante. sfweekly.com/related/to/Lou+Bustamante/
First Place Beard - Jeremy Fish
First Place Mustache - Al McElrath
Second Place Beard - Neill McCumber
Second Place Mustache - Xavier Marvel
Honorable Mention - Brett Walker
Honorable Mention - Ginger Snap
Honorable Mention: George Dickel Whiskey #8
2nd Place: Four Roses single Barrel Whiskey, St. George Spirits Single Malt, St. George Spirits Mustache Label Comstock Reserve Brandy
First Place: Four Roses single Barrel Whiskey, St. George Spirits Single Malt, St. George Spirits Mustache Label Comstock Reserve Brandy, Yamazaki Single Malt 18-Year Old Whiskey; as well as VIP tours of Anchor Brewery, St. George Spirits Distillery, and admission to Whiskyfest San Francisco.
Master of Ceremonies: John Graham
Whiskey Waxing co-founder Jonny Raglin & Chris Sollars
Live Barbershop Quartet!!!
Sponsors: St. George Spirits Distillery,
Anchor Brewery, Diageo Spirits, Whiskyfest San Francisco.
"It's not the size of your sweep, but the shape of your broom!" ~ First & Only Beard & Mustache Whiskey Competition ~
more info: whiskeywaxing.com/whiskey_waxing/2011_competition.html
video by: Chris Sollars
cinematography by: Courtney Costello