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Cocktail Competition Highlights Connecticut RTD Line

By August 5, 2021Connecticut, Top News

Connecticut’s The Cocktail Chemist, Dimitrios Zahariadis, teamed up with Connecticut Distributors, Inc. (CDI), and its social media moniker, Cheers CT, for a cocktail competition at Viron Rondo Osteria in Cheshire on June 29. Local bartenders were invited to put their own spin on cocktails featuring The Cocktail Chemist ready-to-drink craft canned cocktail line. Available in Connecticut via CDI, the line features premium spirits blended with fresh fruit juice, natural flavors and 100% cane sugar available in four flavors: the Vodka Soda cocktail, made with carbonated water and a splash of cranberry juice with a hint of lime flavor; the Mojito, a blend of Caribbean rum, blended with mint, freshly squeezed lime juice and cane sugar; the Something Good, a blend of vodka, lemon juice and cane sugar with notes of elderflower and lavender; and the Espresso Martini, a blend of American corn vodka and cold brew espresso, infused with nitro and a hint of vanilla flavor. The winners from first place to third were Sara Capellini, Pour Girls Pub; Chris Lazich, Fork & Fire; and Tom M., Trader Joe’s.

Photos by Michael Leung.


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