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Five Compete in Providence Craft Cocktail Challenge

By March 31, 2020Rhode Island, Top News

Local bartenders competed in a community cocktail challenge called CRAFT on February 23 at Milk Money in Providence. Event organizers Matt Simmons and Rhody Foody’s Lupe Aguilar served as judges alongside Ryan Draine, Justin Erickson and Taylor Swanson. Competitors Mike Ricci, Lauren Beaupre, Kandace Richmond, Trent Colford and Devon Jacob created original cocktails using showcased brands, including Rittenhouse Rye Whiskey, St. Elder Pamplemousse Liqueur, Lunazul Blanco Tequila, Pelotón de la Muerte Mezcal and Evan Williams Bourbon Whiskey, among other ingredients. The winners were Kandace Richmond in first place and Trent Colford in second.



Photos by Laura Widness.



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