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Tiki Competition Kicks Off Tequila and Rum Festival

By May 28, 2016Rhode Island, Top News
Competitors Greg Mayer and Jason Kilgore.

Bartending team Jen Davis and Jesse Hedberg were named the winners of the Nor’easter Wipeout Tiki Cocktail Competition at the New England Tequila and Rum Festival on May 4, 2016. The event kicked off the three-day festival at Twin River Casino in Lincoln. Twenty-four local bartenders showcased their skills and tiki cocktail recipes featuring Don Q products, all for a chance to win the grand prize trip Puerto Rico. The cocktails were judged on name, balance, simplicity, presentation, aroma, taste, originality, delivery and overall impression. Full coverage of the New England Tequila and Rum Festival will be in the July issue.

Photos by Chris Almeida.

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