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May 4, 2014: Baró’s Brickwalk Block Party & Cocktail Competition


When: Sunday, May 4, 2014, 12:00 – 8:00pm

What: Cocktail competition featuring Don Julio Tequila, music and games, outdoor seating, food, drinks and more.

Where: Baro Latin Cantina, 1229 Post Road. Fairfield, Conn.

For tickets: 203.292.9560,,

For competing bartenders: Contestants can enter the contest by providing their name, bar/restaurant they represent, and the recipe for their cocktail along with an explanation of why they chose the particulars ingredients they used.

What: Tequila Based Cocktail (Don Julio)

How: Cocktail completion registration entry deadline is 4/28/14, by 9:00pm. Entries must be emailed to:

Entries must include three parts:

1. Recipe

2. Background (why ingredients were chosen)

3. Presentation (includes proper use of tools, skillset, etc.)

Competition start time: 4:00pm. Tequila used must be: Don Julio. Baro will provide all fruits/juices/syrups currently stocked in our bar. Anything else contestant must provide. Six ingredient max; garnish counts as one ingredient. Baro will supply:

  1. Lime Juice
  2. Lemon Juice
  3. Grapefruit Juice
  4. Orange Juice
  5. Pineapple Juice
  6. Pomegranate Juice
  7. Cranberry Juice
  8. Simple Syrup
  9. Jalapeño Simple Syrup
  10. Agave Nectar
  11. Demerara Syrup
  12. Hibiscus Syrup
  13. Honey Ginger Syrup

Prizes: 1st Place: One night stay for 2 at Foxwoods Resort & Casino, Dinner for Two at Baro, Bottle of Don Julio; 2nd Place: $100 Amex Gift Card, Dinner for two at Mezon Tapas Bar & Restaurant, Bottle of Don Julio; 3rd Place: $75 Baro gift card, Bottle of Don Julio.

Judges will be Paul Mazurek, Treasurer, USBGCT; Peter Clayton, Owner/Operator, Bartenders Academy; Kristian Snook, Accounts Manager, New England Wine & Spirits.


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