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Presenting the winners of the Time Out Sydney Bar Awards 2012...
The bartender of the year must be that exciting mix of personality, smarts and talent with a flair for making people feel at home in their bar.
And the winner is...
BEST COCKTAIL BAR
The nominees for Best Cocktail Bar are all innovators who can also make the classics, educate new cocktail drinkers rather than intimidate, and, most importantly, pour a good drink.
BEST SMALL BAR
This award is for a bar with 90 seats or fewer, offering an intimate, neighbourhood experience. The best small bar will be one that captures the essence of doing plenty with little.
BEST WINE BAR
The award for Best Wine Bar will go to the bar that not only displays great wine knowledge and an interesting list but also the ability to create an exceptional drinking experience.
This award goes to the pub that combines well poured beer, friendly bar staff and a convivial atmosphere with a bit of history thrown in.
The Best Design category is reserved for a bar offering a fresh take on interiors and décor.
This new award celebrates the next generation of Sydney's movers and shakers in the bar world.
This award celebrates bars with games, performances and events. The winner wil be the bar that combines great service and atmosphere with exceptional entertainment.
BEST BAR FOOD
The winning bar will go beyond Twisties, schnitties and peanuts, offering innovative bar snacks without quite entering into restaurant territory.
BEST NEW BAR
This award goes to the most exciting bar that's opened in the past 12 months and captured the hearts and minds of Sydney drinkers.
And the winner is...
We've whittled thousands of votes down to your top ten bars.
BAR OF THE YEAR
The nominees for Bar of the Year serve great drinks in a convivial setting, offer exceptional service and have that X factor that every serious bar-goer looks for.
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