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Mother’s Day Cocktail Competition Features Litchfield Distillery

By June 30, 2023Rhode Island, Top News

Cocktail Wars hosted a Mother’s Day-edition cocktail competition at Newport’s Bar and Board Bistro on May 14. Led by Newport Bartender and Newport Cocktail Wars Founder John Begin, the Pink Drinks for a Cause event showcased the spirits of Connecticut’s Litchfield Distillery. Seven local bartenders competed to create their best pink-hued sippers, with Harmony Picard and Jimmy Oca of Wally’s Wieners named competition winners with their cocktail, Text Me When You Get Home, a blend of Litchfield Distillery Vodka, lime juice, triple sec, orgeat and strawberry puree ice cube, with a mint garnish and vanilla and strawberry foam flavored with Giffard syrup. Spearheaded by Not Your Average Events, Newport Live Events, Litchfield Distillery and Narragansett Beer’s Del’s Lemon Shandy, Begin and other local bartenders held several Pink Drinks for a Cause events in Newport during the afternoon, with sales from event cocktails benefiting several local women’s charities.


Photos by Laura Widness.



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