Event: Spring 2020 Cocktail Competition starts Feb. 1st

By Ian Glomski on January 14 2020

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

Enter the Vitae Spirits Spring Cocktail Competition.

We will feature the winner’s cocktail on our spring cocktail menu starting on the Spring Equinox Thursday March 19th. The fine winner will also receive a Vitae Spirits shaker & jigger, a 40% discount on their cocktail for the duration of the spring menu, a Vitae Spirits T-Shirt, and lots of bragging rights.

Submissions begin: Saturday, February 1st

Submissions end: Midnight Sunday, February 23rd.

Submit recipe, instructions, and photo of the cocktail to info@vitaespirits.com before midnight Sunday, February 23rd.

Vitae Spirits staff will select at least two cocktail finalists that will be produced at the tasting room the weekend of February 29th and March 1st for patrons to vote on their favorite and then a winner will be announced on Wednesday March 4th


Must be an amateur bartender/mixologist

Parameters of cocktail recipe:

-Spring-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