Show us your best cocktail, inspired by your favorite Olympic Sport, for a chance to win a week-long, all expenses paid trip for you and your guest to Tokyo and Kyushu Island, home of the iichiko distillery.
Submission period from January 21 - April 15, 2020.
Open to professional bartenders in North America, age 21+
Jacques Bezuidenhout (Liquid Productions, NYC) Kevin Diedrich (Pacific Cocktail Haven, San Francisco) Kenta Goto (Bar Goto, NYC) Julia Momose (Kumiko, Chicago) Masahiro Urushido (Katana Kitten, NYC) Natasha Sophia (National Director of Education & Advocacy, Davos Brands)
• Cocktail inspired by your favorite Olympic Sport
• Best showcasing of iichiko Saiten, with a minimum of 1.5 oz used in cocktail
• Reproducibility by home bartenders
• Precision, speed, and originality
Recipes may incorporate a maximum of 5 easily accessible ingredients, plus a garnish, to ensure reproducibility by home bartenders.
Finalists & Winner Announcements
• Finalists announcement in April 2020
• Grand Finale competition in New York in May 2020
• Grand Prize winner announcement in May 2020