Vancouver Foodster Craft Beer Cocktail Challenge Award Winners

Vancouver Foodster Craft Beer Cocktail Challenge Award Winners

Vancouver Foodster Craft Beer Cocktail Challenge Award Winners

 

The  Vancouver Foodster Craft Beer Cocktail Challenge was a success featuring 4 creations from restaurants around Vancouver and Richmond. Each restaurant featured their Craft Beer Cocktail creation from October 1-25, 2015. Our media judging panel determined the ultimate winners of the challenge, and this was quite the task as each judge who tasted each creation with a rigorous process based on taste, originality/uniqueness and presentation/appearance.

Our Media judges for this challenge were: Benjamin Yong, Henry Yuen and Joe Leary.

 

The Winners are:

1st Place:

American Grille

beer craft 1

Schadenfreudenater

Description: a beer cocktail that celebrates the spirit of the spooky season combining Parallel 49’s Pumpkin Ale, with vanilla vodka and a scoop of pumpkin ice cream

Ingredients: 1 oz. Vanilla Vodka, 175 ml. Pumpkin Ale, 1 scoop Pumpkin Ice Cream

Created by: Donovan

Offered: All the time

American Grille

7571 Westminster Highway, Richmond

Tel: 604-232-2804

Web: http://american-grille.com/

Twitter: @GrilleYVR

 

2nd Place:

Bitter Tasting Room

beer craft 2

Shea’s Orange

Created by: Joel Dauncey

Description:

Ingredients: 2 Oz spicebox whiskey, 2 Oz fresh squeeze orange juice,1/2 Oz fresh lemon juice, 1/2 Oz simple syrup, 1/2 Oz egg, Lemon and orange bitters, Top with Schadenfruede

Offered: 11am-midnight everyday

Bitter Tasting Room

16 West Hastings Street, Vancouver

Tel: (604) 558-4658

Web: http://www.bittertastingroom.com/

Twitter: @BitterVancouver

 

3rd Place:

Darby’s Public House

beer craft 3

Bodega Breeze

Created by: James Olivier.

Description:

Ingredients: 3oz Steamworks Pilsner, 1oz Rangpur or Bombay Gin, 1.25oz IPA, lime, basil simple syrup, 3 basil leaves, 1.5oz lemon juice, .5oz lime juice, 1 lemon twist, *Cascadia Hop sugar

Offered: 11am-midnight everyday

Darby’s Public House

2001 Macdonald St, Vancouver

Tel: (604) 731-0617

Web: http://www.darbyspub.ca/

Twitter: @darbys_in_kits

 

In the People’s Choice Awards category, the public who tried the Craft Beer Cocktail creations were the ones who had the opportunity to cast their vote throughout the challenge.

 

The Winners are:

1st Place People’s Choice:

Bitter Tasting Room

beer craft 5

 

beer craft 6

Shea’s Orange

Created by: Joel Dauncey

Description:

Ingredients: 2 Oz spicebox whiskey, 2 Oz fresh squeeze orange juice,1/2 Oz fresh lemon juice, 1/2 Oz simple syrup, 1/2 Oz egg, Lemon and orange bitters, Top with Schadenfruede

Offered: 11am-midnight everyday

Bitter Tasting Room

16 West Hastings Street, Vancouver

Tel: (604) 558-4658

Web: http://www.bittertastingroom.com/

Twitter: @BitterVancouver

 

2nd Place People’s Choice:

Darby’s Public House

beer craft 7

 

beer craft 8

Bodega Breeze

Created by: James Olivier.

Description:

Ingredients: 3oz Steamworks Pilsner, 1oz Rangpur or Bombay Gin, 1.25oz IPA, lime, basil simple syrup, 3 basil leaves, 1.5oz lemon juice, .5oz lime juice, 1 lemon twist, *Cascadia Hop sugar

Offered: 11am-midnight everyday

Darby’s Public House

2001 Macdonald St, Vancouver

Tel: (604) 731-0617

Web: http://www.darbyspub.ca/

Twitter: @darbys_in_kits

 

3rd Place People’s Choice:

The Apron

beer craft 9

 

beer craft 10

The Gearshift 

Description: Shift your night into high gear with this twist on the classic bourbon cocktail

Ingredients: Maker’s Mark Kentucky Bourbon, Southern Comfort, Red Truck Ale, Angostura Bitters, Marachino Cherry, Lemon Twist

Created by: Allister Cave

Offered: Lunch and Dinner 9am – 11pm

The Apron

3099 Corvette Way, Richmond

Tel: 604-303-6565

Web: http://www.westinvancouverairport.com/dining

Twitter: @apronyvr

The full list of participating restaurants can be found here

http://vancouverfoodster.com/2015/10/01/vancouver-craft-beer-cocktail-challenge/

 

About Vancouver Foodster

Founded in 2009 by Richard Wolak, Vancouver Foodster is Vancouver’s premier online “Essential Food & Drink Intelligence” guide. The site offers expert advice on the hottest restaurants, parties, and openings this city has to offer. Vancouver Foodster also runs a series of food and drink challenges with restaurants, chefs and bartenders throughout the year! As well, for the past few years we have been presenting a series of tasting tours in neighbourhoods throughout the city.

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