On a cool December morning, a dozen mixologists and USBG members got together at RX Boiler Room in the name of competition and to celebrate many of FAIR‘s spirits. RX Boiler Room has been a champion for our local cocktail renaissance just as FAIR has been for products made with integrity. All of FAIR’s products are certified fair trade and made with Non GMO ingredients which proves that profits and passion can coexitst.
1st place 250.00 cash, a copper Persian shaker and a Guest shift at RX Boiler Room
2nd place 150.00 cash and a copper Persian shaker
3rd place 100.00 cash and a copper Persian shaker
4th place a copper Persian shaker
5th place a copper Persian shaker
FAIR Quinoa Vodka- made from Certified fair trade Non GMO Red Quinoa from the foot hills of Bolivia, distilled in a column still in Cognac France.
FAIR 5 year old Belize Rum – Made from Certificated fair trade High test molasses from sugar cane from Belize, distilled in a hybrid still, pot and column still aged for 5 years
FAIR Goji Liqueur – Made from Certificated fair trade Himalayan/ Tibetan Goji berries, macerated in neutral gran spirit for 36 hours with the addition of Malawi sugar
FAIR Cafe Liqueur -Made from Certificated fair trade Coffee beans from Huatusco region of Veracruz in Mexico , macerated in neutral gran spirit for 3 weeks with the addition of Malawi sugar
1st Place Cocktail:
1.5oz Fair Vodka.
.75oz Fair Goji.
1.5oz Organic Tangerine juice.
.5oz Locally sourced Dessert Blossom Sage/Mango Honey infused with Pink Peppercorn.
.75oz Citrus (Key lime/Lemon).
1-2 Dashes Spiced Fig Bitters.
1st. Start by making the cocktail twice. One cocktail is for the glass, and the second is for the garnish. Adding 1-2% per volume of gelatin to the cocktail and adding heat to the mixture allows the chemical bond to happen. Chill for a few hours to let harden.
Cocktail Jellies and a Goji/Pink peppercorn rim.
“The BeanStalk of Belize”
2oz of fair rum
1oz of house made brown Sugar and chipotle simple syrup
.5oz of dubonet
1oz of coffee infused fair vodka
Stirred in ice poured over ice coffee cubes and a touch of house made ginger beer
“Fair to Farmers”
1.5 oz Fair Rum
.75 oz Lime Juice
.75 oz Cherry/Red bell pepper Simple Syrup
Topped with a Smoked Fair Goji Foam
Red Bell Pepper String around the Cherry
“Beet me Bloody”
1.5 oz fair vodka
1/2 oz vanilla simple syrup
2 tsp blood orange marmalade
3-4 small pieces of cooked beets
3 oz DRY Blood Orange soda
Muddle beets and SS. Add vodka and marmalade and shake with ice. Top off with soda.
“Harvey in the Cadillac”
2oz FAIR Qunioa Vodka
¾ oz Lemon Juice
Shake, Double strain into frozen double rocks glass.
Top it off with Orange Cadillac Foam
Orange Cadillac Foam
In the ISI Whipper I will pour:
4oz Orange Juice
3oz Egg Whites
2oz Grand Marnier
4 Dashes of Peach Bitters
Charge the whipper with 2 CO2 cartridges.