COCKTAIL COMPETITION

The #AlaskaCrafted event is the premier in-state opportunity to taste brews, spirits, ciders, meads, and wines made in Alaska. The outdoor festival will include live, local music, product demonstrations and industry competitions that highlight Alaska’s diverse craft beverages. Products will be featured by region and may highlight as many as 40 Alaska brands from Ketchikan to Fox. The inaugural event is a collaboration between the Distillers Guild of Alaska, Brewers Guild of Alaska and the State of Alaska Division of Economic Development.

2016 ALASKA CRAFTED COCKTAIL COMPETITION WINNING RECIPE

Winning Mixologist: Leah Moss
Name of Cocktail: Raj City
Glassware: Coupe


Recipe:
1.5 oz. Summer Harvest gin (Ursa Major Distillery)
0.5 oz. Garam masala syrup
*1:6 ratio garam masala to sugar, cook into water
Muddled grapefruit, cilantro, jalapeño, and cucumber
Pinch of salt


Directions:
Muddle the crap out of it.
Pour in syrup, Summer Harvest gin, and pinch of salt
Shake the crap out of it
Double strain into coupe glass
Garnish and serve


Garnish:
Cucumber peel and Alaska dandelion