The Box House Hotel (77 Box St.) is hosting a cocktail competition called the Golden Shaker, which will feature some of North Brooklyn’s most popular bars and restaurants, like Naked Dog (47 Java St.), Little Rascal (130 Franklin St.), and Wenwen (1025 Manhattan Ave.). The event will take place on February 26, March 11, and March 25 on the rooftop of the hotel.

Ahran Cho of Box House Events opined that the Golden Shaker is meant to be a celebration of Greenpoint’s food and beverage scene. “We are thrilled to bring together local restaurants and bars, uniting the North Brooklyn community in determining which establishment will be crowned the ultimate champion,” Cho told Greenpointers.

The competition will be comprised of two qualifying rounds on February 26 and March 11, followed by a finale on March 25. Eight bars will compete in the first two rounds, with the top three or four bars advancing to the finale.

Participating bars include Madre (214 Franklin St.), Leroy’s (195 Franklin St.), Naked Dog, Panzón (23 Greenpoint Ave.), Madeline’s (113 Franklin St.), and Little Rascal,  Mr. Melo (61 Withers St.), Amami (57 Nassau Ave.), Maison Premiere (298 Bedford Ave.), Wenwen, Oxomoco (128 Greenpoint Ave.), Duke’s Liquor Box (114 Franklin St.), Le Fanfare (1103 Manhattan Ave.), The Hidden Pearl (621 Manhattan Ave.), Sama Street (988 Manhattan Ave.) and Brooklyn Lantern (77 Box St.).

Tickets are open to the public on Eventbrite. Individual tickets are priced at $45, and an all-access pass for all three events available for $120.

Constantine’s Cosmos cocktail from Little Rascal. Photo: Little Rascal

“Our inspiration for The Golden Shaker stems from a desire to spotlight the neighborhood’s distinctive character, uniting Greenpoint’s finest bars and restaurants in a dynamic and interactive experience,” Cho explained. “This event not only enhances local engagement but also injects a sense of joy and camaraderie into our vibrant community.”

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