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Makers of Best Bloody Mary in Belvedere Competition Named

By April 26, 2017Connecticut, Top News
Andrew Fiorini, General Manager, Cask Republic Stamford, with his winning Bloody Mary CR Bloody Brilliant! cocktail.

Belvedere Vodka and Connecticut Distributors, Inc. (CDI), hosted a Stamford-area restaurant competition, “Battle of the Brunches: Stamford Edition” to name a Best Bloody Mary. Amore Cucina & Bar, Capriccio’s Café, Cask Republic, Del Frisco’s Grille, Hudson Grille, Sign of the Whale, Volta Gelateria Creperia and Zaza Italian Gastrobar each created an original Bloody Mary recipe featuring Belvedere Vodka. Each cocktail was judged on presentation, taste, balance and creativity. Cask Republic in Stamford was declared the winner with its cocktail called CR Bloody Brilliant! The recipe was created by General Manager Andrew Fiorini and featured wasabi-infused Belvedere Vodka and house-made BBQ sauce, among other ingredients. Garnish included Cajun shrimp with bacon, cherry tomatoes, lemon and lime. Consumers also had the opportunity to vote and named the Bloody Mary created by Volta Gelateria Creperia as the “fan favorite.”

Andrew Fiorini, General Manager, Cask Republic Stamford, with his winning Bloody Mary CR Bloody Brilliant! cocktail.

Andrew Fiorini, General Manager, Cask Republic Stamford, with his winning Bloody Mary CR Bloody Brilliant! cocktail.

The CR Bloody Brilliant! winning Bloody Mary.

The CR Bloody Brilliant! winning Bloody Mary.

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