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USBG AND THE REAL MCCOY RUM PICK A WINNING VINTAGE COCKTAIL

By January 2, 2014Connecticut, Top News

The Real McCoy Rum and the USBG CT hosted the Vintage Cocktail Competition on December 2, 2013 at Max Fish in Glastonbury. The competition was open to all USBG chapter members, using ingredients that were available before and up to 1933. The winner was Jason Snopkoski with his Arethusa Sour. In second place was Carl Summa with the International Nog and in third was Patrick Youngquist, with his drink, Arethusa Creole. The name “Arethusa” is a nod to the schooner that was bought (and renamed) by Bill McCoy, the pioneer rum runner of the Prohibition era. Due to the integrity of his product, the phrase “The real McCoy” was coined by customers and reflects the namesake rum produced today.

Winner Jason Snopkoski.

Winner Jason Snopkoski.

Paul Massey, VP of Sales, Real McCoy Spirits Corp.; Bailey Pryor, President and CEO, Real McCoy Spirits Corp.; Senator Andrew Maynard; Douglas Meaney, Sales Manager, Real McCoy Spirits Corp.

Paul Massey, VP of Sales, Real McCoy Spirits Corp.; Bailey Pryor, President and CEO, Real McCoy Spirits Corp.; Senator Andrew Maynard; Douglas Meaney, Sales Manager, Real McCoy Spirits Corp.

USBG CT members front row, left to right: Patrick Youngquist and Dimitrios Zahariadis. Back row, left to right: Paul Mazurek, Rob Martini, Mike Myers, Jason Snopkoski, Joshua Pekar, Anthony DeSerio, Joseph Aceto, Carl Summa, David Bouchard, Matt Pierce and John Tsipouras.

USBG CT members front row, left to right: Patrick Youngquist and Dimitrios Zahariadis. Back row, left to right: Paul Mazurek, Rob Martini, Mike Myers, Jason Snopkoski, Joshua Pekar, Anthony DeSerio, Joseph Aceto, Carl Summa, David Bouchard, Matt Pierce and John Tsipouras.

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