FOUR ROSES COCKTAIL CHALLENGE PUTS NULU IN HOLIDAY SPIRIT
by Christen Smith
Local establishments in the popular NuLu area of downtown Louisville are handcrafting holiday cocktails with Four Roses in hopes of winning the 3rd Annual NuLuDays Holiday Cocktail Challenge.
Each participating bartender has created a signature holiday cocktail to be made available for the public to order beginning Saturday, November 11 during the NuLu Jingle Fest holiday open house. The public can vote for their favorite cocktail throughout the duration of the contest, which runs through Saturday, December 2.
Guests of the competing bars and restaurants can vote for their favorite entry by posting a photo of the cocktail on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram with the hashtag #NuLuDays and tagging Four Roses.
Participating bars and restaurants, as well as the names of their entries, include:
Against The Grain - Fat Bottomed Gourd
Decca - Fall Be Kind
Garage Bar - Krampus
Goodwood Brewing Company - Partridge In A Pear Tree
Grind Burger Kitchen - Festivus for the Rest of Us
Harvest - O Tannenbaum
Mayan Cafe - The Mexican Old-Fashioned
Rye - Cousin Eddie
Taj - The Tipsy Nutcracker
Winners will be announced the week of December 4. The first-place winner will receive $1,000 cash, a signed bottle of Four Roses Single Barrel and a signature barrel head from Four Roses.
Established in 1888, Four Roses is the only Bourbon distillery that combines two mashbills with five proprietary yeast strains to handcraft 10 distinct Bourbon recipes, each with its own unique flavor profile. With distilling and warehousing operations in Lawrenceburg and Cox's Creek, Kentucky, respectively, Four Roses is dedicated to producing award-winning Bourbons, with smooth and mellow flavors and finishes. For more information about Four Roses, visit www.fourrosesbourbon.com.