The temps have climbed into the “way too hot” zone, and an icy cocktail is the perfect way to chill.
Ready to try something new? Local home mixologists have concocted some enticing brews that have made the finals for The Advocate’s Cocktails at Sunset recipe contest.
Want to weigh in on which one — Sweet & Spicy Sunset, Salty Chihuahua, Polluted Sunset, Plauches Satsuma Rye Old Fashioned, Screwball, Old Yankee Cocktail — is going to be named this year’s best? Visit Stadium Sports Bar & Grill at L’Auberge Casino Hotel through Monday and sip on all six finalists for $12. Be sure to ask your server or bartender for a voting ballot.
You also can participate on June 23 when the Finale Tasting Event will be held from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on L’Auberge’s Rooftop Pool Deck. For $10, you can sample and vote.
Here’s the recipe for last year’s winning Ginger Mint Juanita, mixed up by Thomas LaPorte, and finalist Debbie Carmichael’s drink, dubbed Deb’s Strawberry Sangria.