CRAFT BARTENDER SERIES CONTEST WINNERS
First Place – Tiffany Cataldo
Total Votes – 941
Second Place – Stacey Ziemer
Total Votes – 853
Third Place – Richard Norman II
Total Votes – 839
Fourth Place – Eli Shapiro
Total Votes – 771
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Date Me Jack!!
3 oz Jack Daniels Single Barrel Barrel Proof, 1 oz date simple syrup, .5 oz pear nectar, .5 oz fresh lemon juice, .5 oz pasturized egg white.
Richard Norman II
Double Barrel Nanners
Jack Daniel's Single Barrel Barrel Proof, Merlet Cognac Aprico Liqueur, Barrel aged carpano antica/cocchi di torino, Benedictine, Poached apricot sprinkled with black pepper for garnish.
Pecan Mai Pie
Ingredients:2oz Jack Daniel's Single Barrel Barrel Rye, 0.5oz Toasted Pecan Orgeat, 0.75oz Lime juice, 0.5oz Curacao, 3 mint Leaves.
By Craig Ventrice
Ingredients: 2 parts Jack Daniel's Single Barrel Barrel Rye, 1 part apple cider, 1 port wine, 2 dashes of Angostura bitters.
By Richard Norman II
Ingredients: Jack Daniels single barrel, Tomato juice, Dash of A1 sauce, Dash of old bay, Dash of tabasco, Dash Fresh lime juice.
By Samantha Radtke
Ingredients: 2oz Jack Daniels Single Barrel, 0.75 oz lemon juice, 0.75 orgeat, 3 drops orange rum float, grated nutmeg.
By Travis Brown
1.5oz Gentleman Jack, 0.5oz cold brew syrup .5oz cacao nib infused jagermeister .25oz banane du bresil .25oz ancho reyes 3 drops sesame oil "add all ingredients except the sesame oil to mixing glass, add ice, stir for 25 seconds, strain into old fashioned glass over a hand carved ice chunk. add 3 drops of sesame oil to top of drink.
For cold brew syrup: add 16oz ground dark roast coffee beans to qt container, fill with 12oz filtered water, let brew for 24 hours in a cold dark place. take concentrate and add 16 oz demerara sugar, stir over heat until sugar is dissolved."
2 oz gentleman jack, 1/4 oz sambuca, 1/2 one orange squeezed, 3 dashes orange bitters, 1/4 oz simple syrup, mint sprig for garnish, orange peel for garnish, coat rocks glass with sambucca, fill with ice to chill. In a separate glass, squeeze OJ, add whiskey, bitters, and simple syrup. Stir until chilled. Dump sambucca and ice, fill with fresh ice in rocks glass. strain mix over fresh ice. rub orange peel over rim and add mint sprig.
Harsh the Marshmellow
Gentleman Jack liquore strega owl and whale's barrel-aged cherry bitters (not released, i know the guys) smoked maine maple rock candy Combine 2oz. gentleman jack, .5 liquore strega, and 3 dashes owl and whale barrel aged cherry bitters in a mixing glass. stir for 30 seconds. pour over fresh ice in a rocks glass. serve with smoked maine maple rock candy propped across the top of the glass. there are no stirring straws needed as this is the intention of the rock candy. this is intended to be a variation on the "rock and rye". the patron may stir the rock candy into his/her particular palatable sweetness level. then sip away!
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Each competing bartender will need to submit one drink recipe in each round totaling four (4) drinks.
An original cocktail that uses Gentleman Jack.
An original cocktail that uses Jack Daniel’s Single Barrel.
An original cocktail that uses Jack Daniel’s Single Barrel Rye.
An original cocktail that uses Jack Daniel’s Single Barrel Barrel Proof.
Initial scores will be based on the interpretation of the written description submitted. This person will display total breadth and aptitude in their abilities as a professional bartender over the course of the competition and across multiple varying challenges.
- Domestic roundtrip coach airfare
- Three-night hotel accommodations
- VIP passes to the New Year’s Eve Event
- Meet & Greet Passes with a performing artist
- Attraction Pass to area attractions
- Music City Gift Bag
- Tour of Jack Daniel’s Distillery
The submissions and live voting for November has closed.