16 nominees, 4 rounds and more than 1400 votes later, a champion has been crowned in the phl17 HOT LIST's St. Patrick's Day Showdown – 2015.
From start to finish, there were fierce head-to-head battles. Some resulted in blowouts, others were decided by the narrowest of margins.
On the far side of the bracket For Pete's Sake Pub was the class of the bunch - defeating the Philly duo of Moriarty's Restaurant & Irish Pub and Paddy Whacks in the opening 2 rounds. For Pete's Sake Pub carried their hot streak into Semi-Finals, defeating McGillin's Olde Ale House in a lopsided battle.
The near side of the bracket saw O'Neals Pub, who defeated Tir Na Nog Irish Bar & Grill and Fado Irish Pub with ease. In the Semi-Final round, O'Neals Pub got off to an early lead before fighting off a late charge from The Bards.
The final round was as fierce as any before with For Pete's Sake Pub and O'Neals Pub trading blows. In the end, while both Pubs put up a great fight, it was For Pete's Sake Pub that emerged with the win.
Congratulations to all the nominees, but a special congratulations to For Pete's Sake Pub - the winner of the phl17 HOT LIST's St. Patrick's Day Showdown – 2015.
Thanks to all of the voters who helped celebrate St. Patrick's Day this year!
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