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August 1, 2023 | Houston, Texas

STEPS ON HOW TO ENTER THE COMPETITION

STEP ONE

Register to get enrolled into the competition; the first 10 entrants will receive a Free EADO Vodka Bottle. The next 20 entrants to sign up will receive a unique 10% off Promo Code at our participating realtor(s) for a Max of 2 EADO Vodka bottles.* We will send you a follow up email with your code and a few more details.

 

STEP TWO

Create the most creative cocktail featuring EADO Vodka; submit the detailed recipe on how to build and a photo of your creation before July 17th!  Feel free to share how you were inspired and anything else you’d like to share.

 

STEP THREE

A panel of judges will evaluate all the submittals, 12 finalists and 3 alternates will be selected to participate in Round 1! On August 1st, the 12 finalists will create and present to the 4 judges in person; the 6 highest rated finalist will advance to Round 2!

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More details about each round.

Summer Cocktails

ROUND 1: CREATIVE COCKTAIL

About this round

In this round, bartenders will compete to create the most creative cocktail using a set of mandatory ingredients, spirits, and mixers. The participants will have to come up with a unique and balanced recipe that stands out from the crowd.

Who wins

Winners will be selected based on the taste, presentation, and creativity of the cocktail, as well as the performance and showmanship of the bartender. The judges will be looking for cocktails that are not only delicious but also aesthetically pleasing and out of the box.

Tips for success

  • Think outside the box and don't be afraid to take risks

  • Balance flavors and complement ingredients

  • Show off your personality and make the cocktail yours

Cocktails

ROUND 2: SPEED

About this round

In this round, the bartenders will compete for the title of the fastest bartender. They will have to create a set of cocktails as fast as possible without compromising on the quality of the drinks. The winner will be the one who can make the most cocktails in the shortest amount of time while keeping up the quality.

Who wins

The bartenders will be timed and will have to serve the cocktails within the allocated time. The judges will also consider the quality of the cocktails, so bartenders must ensure that their drinks meet certain standards.

Tips for success

Bartenders can make this round entertaining by performing tricks and showmanship. They can also interact with the crowd to make the competition even more exciting.

Bartender Pouring Cocktail

ROUND 3: INNOVATION ON A CLASSIC

About this round

In this round, bartenders will have to innovate and put a twist on a classic cocktails such as Margaritas, Martinis, and Old Fashion by building with EADO Vodka as the base. They will have to showcase their creativity by using unusual ingredients, techniques, or flavors without losing the essence of the original cocktail.

Who wins

The winner of this round will be determined by the inventiveness of their drink and their ability to surprise the judges. The bartender must respect the original cocktail while at the same time elevating it to a new level and bringing something new to the table.

Tips for success

  • Know the classic cocktail inside and out

  • Don't be afraid to experiment with unusual ingredients

  • Try new techniques and methods of preparation

August 1, 2023 | Houston, Texas

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