After nearly 13,000 votes, the results are in.  Is your favorite bartender in Southwest Michigan in the top 5?

We asked you to vote for your favorite bartender in Southwest Michigan for 2022. For the sake of this poll, we are including Van Buren, Kalamazoo, Calhoun, St. Joseph, Branch, Berrien, Allegan, and Barry counties only.  These hard-working people of Southwest Michigan deal with a level of nonsense that we can only imagine, all while keeping a room full of drinking customers happy.  All of your votes have been tabulated and audited.  Congrats to all of the local bartenders that were nominated.  The full results are below.

Your 5 Favorite Bartenders in Southwest Michigan

#5. Chad Cary at Oscar Brown's Tavern in Coldwater with 5.08% of the vote.

#4. Carli Hammond at Applebee's in Marshall with 7.59% of the vote.

#3. Alex Gallert at Watermark Brewery in Stevensville with 8.26% of the vote.

#2. Jill Bambacht at Here’s to you Pub and Grub in Hillsdale with 8.98% of the vote.

#1. Michelle Beck at Taste in South Haven with 9.92% of the vote.


If your nominated bartender didn't make the top 5, don't sweat it.  You can see the full results below.


Important Note: Votes by bots and other 3rd party IP changers will be detected and removed periodically. Votes outside of West Michigan are also at risk of being removed. Extreme abuse of these rules can lead to disqualification. Keep it real, legit, and local folks. One vote per person/per day. 


How did your favorite bartender do in last year's poll?

5 Favorite Bartenders in Southwest Michigan 2021

#5. Lindy Wall at The Village Hideaway in Vicksburg
received 5.35% of the vote.

#4. Nicole Bailey at Wings, Etc in Portage grabs #4 with
5.49% of the vote.

#3. Zachary Nemeth at The Stamped Robin in Kalamazoo just squeaks by Nicole to grab the # 3 spot with 5.94% of the vote.

#2. Collin Willbrandt at Cricket Club in Battle Creek less than a dozen votes away from the top spot.  Collin reaches #2 with 7.00% of the vote.

#1. Felicia Ames at The Sand Bar & Grill in Middleville grabs the top spot with
7.11% of the vote.

Click here to see the full poll results for Southwest Michigan's Favorite Bartenders of 2021.

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