Event: Winter Cocktail Competition Starts Sunday Nov 4th

By Ian Glomski on October 27 2018

Do you fancy yourself a talented amateur mixologist?
Then show us what you got!

Enter the Vitae Spirits Winter Cocktail Competition.

We will feature the winner’s cocktail on our winter cocktail menu starting on the Winter Solstice Friday December 21st. The fine winner will also receive a Vitae Spirits shaker & jigger, a 40% discount on their cocktail for the duration of the winter menu, a Vitae Spirits T-Shirt, and lots of bragging rights.

Submissions begin: Sunday, November 4th

Submissions end: Midnight Sunday, November 25th

Submit recipe, instructions, and photo of the cocktail to info@vitaespirits.com before midnight Sunday November 25th, 2018

Vitae Spirits staff will select at least two cocktail finalists that will be produced at the tasting room the weekend of December 8th and 9th for patrons to vote on their favorite and then a winner will be announced on Wednesday December 12th.


Must be an amateur bartender/mixologist

Parameters of cocktail recipe:

-Winter-inspired cocktails given preference

-Maximum of 1.5 oz spirits

-Maximum of 25% (0.33 oz) non-Vitae Spirits alcohol that must be available for purchase at Virginia ABC stores, as dictated by Virginia law

-Maximum of 5 ingredients added to final cocktail preparation (more ingredients are allowed in preparing individual components, such as bitters, syrups, or shrubs)

-All ingredients must be readily available for purchase by Vitae Spirits