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Cure Hosts Iron Bartending Competition, Distiller Troy Ball

By December 1, 2015Connecticut, Top News
Shelby Thomas and Justin Morales of Infinity Music Hall and Bistro in Hartford, preparing their winning cocktail in the second round.

On October 21, Cure Restaurant in Farmington hosted its first iron bartending competition featuring Troy & Sons Whiskey. Troy Ball, founder and principal owner of Asheville Distilling Company in Asheville, North Carolina, makers of Troy & Sons Whiskey, attended the competition and served as one of the judges. Nine teams of area bartenders competed. Each team had ten minutes to craft a cocktail using Troy & Sons Platinum, Troy & Sons Blonde or Troy & Sons Oak Reserve. Infinity Hall’s Justin Morales and Shelby Thomas took first place with their creation, the “Cranberry Old Fashioned,” using Troy & Sons Blonde Whiskey, Hartford Flavor’s Wild Moon Cranberry liqueur and fig bitters.


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