It’s been roughly a week since Tales of the Cocktail 2012 and there’s much libatious news to dish. Here’s a little review of one of the events that I attended: the Marie Brizard USA Cocktail Challenge! Held in the fabulous Bienville and Iberville Rooms at the swanky Hotel Monteleone, six finalists competed for a chance to be on the U.S. Team to compete at the annual Marie Brizard International Bartender Seminar and Competition in Bordeaux, France this November. The guest panel of judges definitely had their tasteful with creative cocktails (as seen to the right) like the Desirer Tropicale (Marie Brizard Cassis and Essence liqueurs, cachaca, lime juice, ginger-infused simple syrup and mango foam) and the “Made” Cocktail (Marie Brizard Anisette, Cynar, marachino liqueur, espresso and egg white).
For the full post and see the winning recipe, continue reading on Amazon’s Al Dente blog.