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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

GUIDELINES:

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

GOOD LUCK!

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,…

Join us for our New Year off-site adoption with the Charlottesville SPCA at the tasting room! We need your help to find these wonderful pups a new home for the new year!

– Adoptable dogs will be in the tasting room from
1-3pm for everyone to play…

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This Saturday Dec. 21st, 12p to 5p

What better reason to introduce our winter cocktail menu paired with an Elite…

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Event: Damson Gin Release Thursday Dec. 12th

By Ian Glomski on December 12 2019

Join us for another new holiday spirit release! Vitae’s Damson Plum Gin will be flowing for free tastings and we will have specialty cocktails featuring our new addition for purchase! Come celebrate with us and have a delicious cocktail!

The United Kingdom has a long tradition of infusing…