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We Made Drinks For Jon Taffer And He Actually Drank Them

What happens when we make the bar expert put us to a stress test?

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Well, we decided to bring Jon into our LA office to give three of our very best ~bartenders~ the ultimate STRESS TEST.

And then the clock started ticking. The contestants got seven minutes to create their best drink.

Unfortunately, we didn't have a horn to blare every time they messed up — true stress-test style.

At one point, Erin even stole Kristin's cherry skewer (shady) so Kristin had to run to find another one.

And he LIKED it!

Kristin took bourbon, sweet red vermouth, bitters, and maraschino cherries to make her drink. She is adamant that you have to STIR WITH A SPOON and not shake because if you shake, then the drink gets "all watered down and gross."

Last up was Erin, who was feeling reaaaaaally confident about her drink.

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So much so that she finished about two minutes before everyone else and did a little trash talking to the other contestants.

Unfortunately for her, it looks like she spent too little time on that mix of hers.

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Well, thanks for asking, Jon! Erin used bourbon, grenadine, a little sugar, and a cherry. Erin really enjoys drinking whiskey in its "natural state" and according to her, took a "very minimalist approach, and tried to cut the whiskey with some sweetness. But mainly it was just straight booze."

So that means the winner was (drumroll please)...

Make sure you watch Jon on Bar Rescue every Sunday at 9 p.m. ET on Spike!

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