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Official Drink of Austin 2016 Geraldine's cocktail Far from the Tree Jennifer Keyser
Geraldine's walked away with the Official Drink of Austin title with cocktail Far From the Tree. Photo by Nicole Raney
Official Drink of Austin 2016 Geraldine's Backbeat winner
The Geraldine's team (left) celebrates the win. Photo by Nicole Raney
Official Drink of Austin 2016 Geraldine's cocktail Far from the Tree Jennifer Keyser
Jennifer Keyser (left) leads her team to victory in luchador masks. Photo by Nicole Raney
Official Drink of Austin 2016 Backbeat cocktail Jessica Sanders Ania Robbins
Backbeat was the runner-up for the evening. Photo by Nicole Raney
Official Drink of Austin 2016 Backbeat cocktail Ania Robbins
The Backbeat team prepared their namesake drink. Photo by Nicole Raney
Official Drink of Austin 2016 Central Standard cocktail
Eight teams from Austin's top beverage programs competed for the top honor. Photo by Nicole Raney
Official Drink of Austin 2016 Juliet cocktail Waterloo Boogie
Juliet, Juniper, Central Standard, District Kitchen + Cocktails, drink.well., and Freedmen's were the other six contenders. Photo by Nicole Raney
Official Drink of Austin 2016 Freedmen's Bar cocktail
Freedmen's Bar incorporated local craft beer into its cocktail. Photo by Nicole Raney