2022 SUMMERFEST COCKTAIL CONTEST
Summerfest 2022 sponsored by Absolut, Jack Daniels, Malfy Gin, and Woodford Reserve Submissions are due by Thursday, August 4 at 11:59pm via this form. Finalists will be notified via email if they’ve been selected to move on to the live Finals!
Tuesday, August 16 | Union 50 (620 N East St, Indianapolis, IN 46202)
Competition begins at 11:30am
First Place from each category: $100 (Categories: Absolut, Jack Daniels, Malfy Gin, and Woodford Reserve)
Overall Winner: an additional $100
(Both judged by a panel)
People's Choice winner: $100
(Judged by our live audience)
RULES AND GUIDELINES: READ MORE HERE.
- Must 21 years old or older and a bartender employed by a participating Devour Indy Summerfest 2022 restaurant
- Entries must include 1 of the featured spirits (Absolut, Jack Daniels, Malfy Gin, or Woodford Reserve)
- The featured spirit must be the dominant spirit ingredient (at least 1.5 oz)
- The recipe cannot contain more than 6 ingredients (including dashes, drops, and anything that alters the flavor of the cocktail). Garnishes will NOT be considered one of the 6 ingredients.
- The ingredients must be expressed in fluid ounces (.5 oz, 1oz, 2 oz, etc.), with dashes and drops being the smallest quantities.
- The name of your cocktail may not include any copyrighted or trademarked material or any vulgar or offensive language.
- Cocktails with house specific ingredients will be eligible as long as these are easily made and a full recipe is included.
- SUBMISSIONS ARE DUE BY THURSDAY, AUGUST 4 AT 11:59PM via link above
- Submissions will be judged blindly to choose the finalists for each category.
- If selected as a finalist, bartender must provide his/her own tools, homemade ingredients, modifiers, specialty ice (kold draft, spheres, etc), specialty glassware and. liquor.
- Finalists must be prepared to make 14 full cocktails (3 for Judges in proper glassware and 11 to be split into sample cups for audience). Sample cups will be provided at the live competition.