There is still time to enter the Marie Brizard Toast to HERStory Competition!

Chilled partnered with Marie Brizard to conduct the 2021 Toast to HERStory cocktail competition. The brand is challenging bartenders across the U.S. to create a cocktail that honors a woman who has inspired them.

The top 25 bartenders will be chosen on June 7. They will be required to submit a video of themselves creating their HER-inspired cocktail by June 21. The judges, Dale and Julie, will review the video submissions, and on June 28, one overall winner will be announced.

Head to the site to submit your cocktail entry. The winner will receive a trip to Bordeaux, France, along with a $1,000 cash prize!

Here is some cocktail inspiration for the contest.

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Cocktail by: Chandler Tomayko

Ingredients: 

  • 2 oz. Marie Brizard Apry
  • 1/2 oz. Lemon Juice
  • Freshly Squeezed 1 oz. Sweet Tea Cream*
  • 1 Egg Yolk
  • 1 oz. Elderflower Tonic Water

Preparation: Combine the Marie Brizard Apry, lemon juice, sweet tea cream, and an egg yolk in a cocktail shaker. Shake without ice for 5-10 seconds. Add ice to your shaker tin. Shake vigorously for 10 seconds. Add the tonic water to the shaker tin. Strain the contents of the shaker, up, into a coupe. Garnish with a sprinkling of loose-leaf Ceylon orange pekoe tea.

Sweet Tea Cream 

Ingredients: 

  • 5 oz. Heavy Cream
  • 1/2 oz. Ceylon Orange Pekoe Tea Simple Syrup**

Preparation: Combine these ingredients in a sealable container. Stir until a uniform mixture is obtained. Refrigerate until needed. In a small saucepan combine ¼ water, 1/4 sugar, and 1 Ceylon orange pekoe teabag. Cook over low heat until the sugar is dissolved. Allow the syrup to cool. Remove the teabag and store the syrup until needed for the sweet tea cream. Garnish with loose leaf Ceylon orange pekoe tea and poetry.