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Martini Madness Takes on March Madness

By June 1, 2015Connecticut, Top News
Top three contestants, Matt Bacco from Post 154 in Westport, Lyles Williams from Cask Republic in Stamford, and Justin Cyr from 85 Main in Putnam

Belvedere Vodka and Connecticut Distributors, Inc. (CDI) joined forces during a March Madness basketball-themed cocktail competition, renaming it Martini Madness. Twelve bartenders throughout the state gathered at Scorpion Bar at Foxwoods Resort Casino, and were challenged to create their best martini using Belvedere Vodka, the newest flavor Belvedere Wild Berry and Belvedere Unfiltered. Matt Bacco from Post 154 in Westport prevailed as the winner with his martini using Belvedere Unfiltered, raw buckwheat tea, fresh ginger, local honey and lemon.

Photos by Joe Palisi.

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