The Casual Mixologist Cocktail Competition

The Casual Mixologist Cocktail Competition

Attention all home bartenders, mixologists, and craft cocktail creators! The professional bartenders will be sitting this competition out, and allowing you the chance to craft your own cocktail recipe that will be evaluated by professional judges at the upcoming Northwest Food and Wine Festival. Each month, recipes will be made according to your instructions, and each month the winning mixologist gets 2 tickets to the Northwest Food and Wine Festival November 5th, 2011, courtesy of Portland Craft Cocktails. You may enter as many times as you wish, but may not enter the same recipe more than once. The recipe must include at least one of the spirits from the Northwest distilleries listed below. Keep checking back as this list will grow in the coming months.

How to enter: Submit your recipes via email to  (with the words The Casual Mixologist Entry in the subject line). The deadline for all entries is the last day of each month. 





 Winning Cocktail Recipe for October:

Home Mixologist: Brian Russ

Asian Mai Tai

1 1/2 oz Deco Ginger Rum
3/4 oz coconut rum (Parrot Bay)
1/2 oz orgeat syrup
1 oz fresh lime juice


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