If you have an incredible Old Fashioned Recipe, now is your chance to share it with the world! Winners get naming rights and their Old Fashioned featured on our menu, a Bodacious Gift Certificate and bragging rights! Entries will be judged based on 40% taste, 35% appearance, and 25% creativity and originality. Our bourbon or Old Fashioned enthusiast judges are: Dan Kulas, Chuck Watson and Mike Witt.
We promise a fun evening and welcome all Old Fashioned Enthusiasts to witness the cocktail making, judging and final awards! Old Fashions will be available along with other beverage selections and appetizers.
Considering entering your Old Fashioned? Here are the guidelines:
1) Must use our House Bourbons-provided
2) Must incorporate one Bodacious vinegar-provided
3) Must have a name ready for their drink if selected as a winner
4) Sipping cocktail straws-provided
5) Must BYO:
a. All additives including simple syrups, sugar, soda, bitters, fruit, muddling supplies, garnishes, knives, and two pieces of glassware (one to taste test, one for observing presentation, color, etc)
b. All ingredients need to be “put together” and prepared on-site
c. Each participant will have one square table designated for themselves to work from
d. Two glasses must be prepared (a. above)
To enter, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, contact information, drink name (if determined). Your name will be provided to Olive staff to allow participants to stop in and select 1-3 vinegars to take home for practice. Drink name and recipe should be provided at least 48 hours prior to competition.