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Hey Bartender Reviews

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Gary Goldstein
Los Angeles Times
June 13, 2013
The colorful, fast-paced documentary "Hey Bartender" celebrates the renaissance of the craft cocktail and the men and women who mix them with rock star aplomb.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
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Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times
June 13, 2013
Engagingly looks at the new age of the craft cocktail, and the masters who mix them.
| Original Score: 3/4
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John DeFore
Hollywood Reporter
June 7, 2013
This isn't the cocktail doc enthusiasts are waiting for.
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Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News
June 7, 2013
Treats cocktail crafting as if it were nuclear engineering.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
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Farran Smith Nehme
New York Post
June 7, 2013
Here's a movie that will test the limits of your ability to watch other people having a good time.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
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Andy Webster
New York Times
June 7, 2013
The drinks and their consumption look mighty glamorous in "Hey Bartender," Douglas Tirola's tidy and ingratiating documentary ode to high-end mixologists.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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Nick Schager
AV Club
June 6, 2013
Douglas Tirola's documentary is an enthusiastic showcase for the many men and women responsible for the burgeoning cocktail revolution going on in metropolises around the world.
Full Review | Original Score: B
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Diana Clarke
Village Voice
June 5, 2013
What carries the doc is Tirola's expansive, democratic spirit-his understanding of the value of bar as meeting place, not just a stage for bitters and booze.
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Keith Uhlich
Time Out
June 4, 2013
It's unfortunate that a movie about the intoxicating allure of the highest-quality spirits leaves you feeling so stone-cold sober.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5