Draft cocktails have become one of the hottest trends in the cocktail industry. One of hte hottest events Drambuie Tales on Tap Competitiona and at tTlaes of the Cocktail 2014, the third annual Tales on Tap competition on Friday July 18..
BourbonBlog.com’s Tom Fischer will help select this years winner along with fellow judges Drambuie National Brand Ambassador Anthony Caporale Jonathan Howard, Beverage Manager at American Whiskey and 2012 DRAMBUIE Tales on Tap winner.
Watch our video coverage from last years Tales on Tap above.
Adam Robinson from Rum Club in Portland, Oregon, Joey Vargas from American Whiskey in Manhattan, and Jake Bliven from Ironside Fish and Oyster and The Davis in Chula Vista, California will put their draft cocktail up against each other for the chance of being named the third annual Tales on Tap champion which carries with it a $5,000 prize. With the recent resurgence of brown spirits, Drambuie Liqueur is sponsoring this competition for this largest draft cocktail contest in America.
“Draft cocktails is a trend that’s here to stay,” said Ann Tuennerman, Co-Founder of Tales of the Cocktail tells BourbonBlog.com. “It just made sense for us to celebrate those that are mastering the draft. I can’t wait to sample the work of our three finalists.”
Attend and Taste!
When: Friday, July 18 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Where: Royal Ballrooms C & D at the Hotel Monteleone, New Orleans, Louisiana
Who is Invited: All Tales of the Cocktail attendees with tasting room wristbands are welcome to sample the finalist cocktails
Then stick around as an independent judging panel pick the winner of the largest draft cocktail contest in America, sponsored by Drambuie liqueur.
“This year’s entries were the strongest yet,” Anthony Caporale, Drambuie National Brand Ambassador tells BourbonBlog.com. “Bartenders are really starting to appreciate the benefits of serving draft cocktails, including faster service times, increased consistency, and greater cost control. Our three finalists nailed the spirit of the draft service, creating recipes that showcase the unique properties of this mixing style.”