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Owney’s Rum Featured in National Women’s Day Cocktail Competition

By April 25, 2020Connecticut, Top News

A roster of all-female bartenders celebrated International Women’s Day with a cocktail competition at The Half Door European Gastro-Pub in Hartford on March 8, in collaboration with Brescome Barton. Using the featured spirit, Owney’s New York City Rum, competitors created cocktails for judges Chelsea Kramer, General Manager, The Half Door European Gastro-Pub and Jillian Carey, Account Development Manager, Brescome Barton. The winners were Stephanie Anderson of The Beamhouse, who took first place with her cocktail, Livingston’s Daiquiri. Rachel Markoja of Little River Restoratives won second place and Bridget Hurley of Tisane Euro-Asian Cafe came in third place. Owney’s New York City Rum is a blend of New York City distilled rum and Jamaican rum created in Brooklyn by Founder and Head Distiller Bridget C. Firtle.

Photos by Michael Leung.


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