The Bourbon Mix Competitors Selected!
The competitors for The Bourbon Mix, our cocktail competition during at URSA Restaurant on Wednesday, October 2nd have been selected!
Due to time restrictions on the night of the competition, the number of competitors have been reduced to six. Each bartender will have five minutes to make one Buffalo Trace cocktail for two of the judges in the first round, and five minutes to make one Ridgemont 1792 cocktail for the other two judges in the second round. The bartenders will be judged on taste, appearance, and balance of the drinks as well as bartending technique and performance.
We are excited to welcome the following bartenders to the competition:
- John Bunner – Yours Truly
- Taylor Corrigan – Home of the Brave
- David Greig – The Hoof’s Cocktail Bar
- Simon Hooper – Bloke & 4th
- Elan Marks – Weslodge
- Atsushi Suzuki – URSA
In the event that one of the competitors cannot make it, Matthew Landry from Yours Truly will be the alternate.
The event kicks off at 10pm and goes all night. There will be an exclusive Buffalo Trace punch created for Toronto Bourbon Week by Sarah Parniak and Robin Goodfellow, and the bar will be open all night. Local cocktail goddesses Sandy De Almeida and Christine Sismondo will be judging, along with two special guest judges from New York City. It is going to an amazing night celebrating whiskey and cocktail making. Admission is free and there are no tickets required. We hope to see you on Wednesday!