Glenfiddich showcases the versatility of scotch as the perfect mixed libation.

The temperature was hot and the energy of the Emerald City was vibrant — it was the perfect evening for Seattleites to soak up the summer sun while enjoying the coolest scotch concoctions, courtesy of the legendary single malt scotch whiskey distiller, Glenfiddich.

There’s no better way to celebrate and toast to the year ahead than letting the good libations flow. Seattle’s top mixologists pulled out all the stops and impressed guests with their best cocktail at Seattleite and Google Places’ New Year Libations event on Thurs., Jan. 19 at Pravda Studios in Capitol Hill. Enjoy this video recap from the hottest event with the city’s most luscious libations — cheers!

Domaine de Canton’s “Bartender of the Year” regional semifinal cocktail-off is tonight at 7 p.m.

WHAT: Eight of Seattle’s top mixologists will show off their most creative cocktails in a spirited competition to earn the title “Best Bartender of the Year” in a competition hosted by Maurice Cooper et Cie, producer and importer of Domaine de Canton, the world’s leading super-premium ginger liqueur. Tonight’s event will determine who goes to the finals in St. Martin.