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 Writer Dorothy Parker once vowed there were three things she’d never attain: "envy, content, and sufficient champagne." Girl, I feel that universal struggle. But if you show up to Speed Rack NYC this Monday, you’ll at least attain a few darn good cocktails and four hours of non-stop boozy entertainment.  

Now in the midst of its fifth national tour, Speed Rack is the one n’ only speed bartending competition created by and for badass female bartenders. Before a crowd of spectators and a panel of expert judges, contestants go head-to-head in timed heats making rounds of cocktails from a list of 50 industry-standard drinks.

But I haven’t even mentioned the best part: Speed Rack also raises money for breast cancer research, which means you are quite literally drinking for a cause. And charitable drinking really is the best of kind of drinking, no?

Event deetz are below, but while you’re down there, check out this video of last year’s Brooklyn competition! *excitement*

WHERE:         Music Hall of Williamsburg, 66 North 6th St., Brooklyn, NY 11211

WHEN:           Monday, December 14, 2015, 6-10pm   

COST:            Tickets are $25 in advance; $30 at the door

*With suggested donation, attendees receive cocktails from premium sponsors.

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