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Old Forester Bourbon Featured in USBG CT Cocktail Competition

By December 26, 2016Connecticut, Top News
Zykan holding the winning cocktail.

The Atrium Bar in Foxwoods Resort Casino set the stage for United States Bartenders Guild Connecticut (USBG CT) chapter members to hold an Old Forester Bourbon cocktail competition on November 15. Each competitor created an original cocktail featuring Old Forester 100 proof bourbon. Jackie Zykan, Master Bourbon Specialist and Spokeswoman for Old Forester, educated guests about the bourbon, its history and use of bourbon in cocktails. Bartender Rachel Markoja was named the winner and Eric Karadimas was runner-up. The competition was judged by Ashlee Smith, Foxwoods Manager; Nick Kabesto, Foxwoods Beverage Director and Zykan.

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