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USBG CT Bartenders Showcase Talent at Tito’s Cocktail Competition

By August 28, 2015Connecticut, Top News

Cask Republic New Haven held a United States Bartenders’ Guild Connecticut (USBG CT) Iron Bartending Competition on August 3. Chapter members crafted cocktails, with a half-hour time limit, using 1.5 oz. of Tito’s Handmade Vodka and a communal bar of provided juices, bartending tools, other spirits and glassware. The event was sponsored by Hartley and Parker. Bartenders from Zinc, Kitchen Zinc, Oak Haven, Soul de Cuba, Barcelona, Ordinary, 116 Crown, BAR, Geronimo, Tavern New Haven, The Whelk, Highland Brass Co., Vespa and Mezón competed. The Highland Brass Co. team, comprised of Corey Bonderenko, Roger Gross and Carl Summa, took the winning slot.

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