Ardbeg Balanced Cocktail Competition

What Will the Judges Be Looking For?

Get your creative juices flowing. Mixing with Ardbeg, the ultimate Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky, requires a well-balanced sense of bold ingredients. To compliment the heat of peat and offer a mellow and pleasant cocktail experience- think spicy ingredients like ginger, bold sweeteners like honey, amplified juices and/or floral flavors.

The panel of judges will be looking for a smooth and elegant cocktail that’s a tough yet tame taste of smoke in a glass. Bring on the smoke, but keep it smooth.

The panel of judges will choose the Finalists using the following criteria:

1. At least ONE (1) OUNCE or greater of Ardbeg Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky must be included in the entered cocktail recipe.

2. Ease of recipe execution.

3. Creativity of cocktail name / title.

4. Creativity of cocktail recipe ingredients.

** Please be sure to include an exact list of all ingredients with measurements and complete preparation instructions with entry recipe in order to be considered a “Valid Entry.” For more Rules and Regulations please review on this site.




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