5280 Flair Team


Brad Kaplan

Name: Brad Kaplan
Age: 39
Birthday:
August 2nd

Current Bar:
Dave & Buster’s Denver, CO

Bartending Since:
2005

Flair Bartending Since:
2005

Favorite Drink:
Whiskey

Favorite Bottle to Flip:
The Sponsor's bottle

FBA Competition Division:
PRO TOUR

Accomplishments:

Co-Founder of 5280 Flair
Accomplished International Flair Bartender
2008-2011 TGI Fridays Colorado Regional Bar Champ
2009-2011 TGI Fridays Western Divisonal bar champ
2009-2011 TGI Fridays World Bartending Championship Finalist
2005-Present International trainer for Extremebartending.com
2009-Present Lead trainer for 5280 Flair


Mike "Guzzie" Guzman
Name: Mike "Guzzie" Guzman
Age: 25
Birthday: March 26th
Current Bar: The D, Las Vegas, NV. 
Bartending Since:2008
Flair Bartending Since: 2010
Favorite Drink: Fruity Tiki Cocktails
Favorite Bottle to Flip: Captain Morgan & Bacardi
FBA Competition Division: PRO TOUR

Accomplishments:
Co-Founder 5280 Flair
2010 T.G.I.Fridays Bar Champs Regional Finalist
2011 High Altitude Flair Challenge 5th Place
2012 King of the Mountain Flair Championships 9th Place
2012 FBA Pro Tour Rank- 48th Overall
2009-Present Lead trainer for 5280 Flair


Kenjiro Yanagui
Name: Kenjiro Yanagui
Age: 28
Birthday: April 11th
Current Bar: Los Cabos II
Bartending Since:2004
Flair Bartending Since: 2006
Favorite Drink: Jack and Coke
Favorite Bottle to Flip: Bacardi
FBA Competition Division: PRO TOUR

Accomplishments:
2010 T.G.I.Fridays Bar Champs Regional Finalist
2011 High Altitude Flair Challenge 5th Place
2012 King of the Mountain Flair Championships 9th Place
2012 FBA Pro Tour Rank- 32nd Overall

Branton "Flip" Kiewlich
Name:Branton Kiewlich
Age: 27
Birthday: August 2nd
Current Bar: Dave & Buster’s Denver, CO / T.G.I.Fridays Longmont, CO
Bartending Since:2010
Flair Bartending Since: 2010
Favorite Drink: Redbull & Vodka
Favorite Bottle to Flip: Captain Morgan
FBA Competition Division: ADAVANCED TOUR

Accomplishments:
2010 T.G.I.Fridays Bar Champs Regional Finalist
2011 T.G.I.Fridays Bar Champs Regional Finalist
2011 High Altitude Flair Challenge 6th Place
2012 King of the Mountain Flair Championships 11th Place
2012 High Altitude Flair Challenge 9th Place
2012 FBA Pro Tour Rank- 44th Overall

Byron "Babyboi" Fortt
Name:Byron Fortt
Age: 27
Birthday: October 3rd
Current Bar: Dave & Buster’s Denver, CO
Bartending Since:2001
Flair Bartending Since: 2003
Favorite Drink: Any Dark Craft Beer
Favorite Bottle to Flip: Captain Morgan & Malibu
FBA Competition Division: PRO TOUR

Accomplishments:
2011 High Altitude Flair Challenge 4th Place
2012 T.G.I.Friday's Regional Bar Champs Finalist

Sean Davis
Name: Sean Davis
Age: 35
Birthday: May 2nd
Current Bar: T.G.I.Fridays Longmont, CO
Bartending Since:2009
Flair Bartending Since: 2009
Favorite Drink: Coin Style Margarita
Favorite Bottle to Flip: Malibu
FBA Competition Division: AMATEUR TOUR

Accomplishments:
2010 Winner Breckenridge Hpnotiq Drink Contest
2011 High Altitude Flair Challenge 8th Place
2012 T.G.I.Friday's World Bartender Championships 11th Place
2012 T.G.I.Friday's Western Division Championships 2nd Place
2012 T.G.I.Friday's Colorado Regional Championships 1st Place
2012 High Altitude Flair Challenge 10th Place
                                                    2012 "May we never be out of Spirits" Colorado Regional Flair Contest 3rd Place


Seungheon "Sean" Lee
Name: Seungheon " Sean" Lee
Age: 31
Birthday: January 2nd
Current Bar: Sushi Katsu
Bartending Since: 2006
Flair Bartending Since: 2006
Favorite Drink: Everything
Favorite Bottle to Flip: Malibu
FBA Competition Division: PRO TOUR

Accomplishments:
2012 King of the Mountain Flair Championships 7th Place
2012 High Altitude Flair Challenge 6th Place
Doug Hermann
Name: Doug Hermann
Age: 35
Birthday: August 2nd
Current Bar: Dave & Buster’s Tempe, AZ 
Bartending Since:2010
Flair Bartending Since: 2010
Favorite Drink: Any Dark Craft Beer
Favorite Bottle to Flip: Captain Morgan & Malibu
FBA Competition Division: AMATEUR TOUR

Accomplishments:
2011 T.G.I.Friday's Regional Bar Champs Finalist
2011 High Altitude Flair Challenge 9th Place
Samantha Bolte-Woods
Name: Samantha Botle-Woods
Age: A lady never tells
Birthday: Uh uh you'll do the math
Current Bar: WXYZ Bar at Aloft Hotel Broomfield, CO
Bartending Since:2007
Flair Bartending Since: Beginning right now!
Favorite Drink: Sake and ginger beer
Favorite Bottle to Flip: Bottles are like shoes, girls like variety
FBA Competition Division: None

Accomplishments:
Co-organizer for all 5280 Flair Competitions and Events
Co-organizer of Perdido Key Martini Festival
CO-organizer of Pensacola Martini Festival

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