BROCKMANS GIN HOSTS 2nd ANNUAL WORLD GIN DAY ‘BROCKTAIL’ CONTEST
Three Winning Entries to attend 2017 Tales of the Cocktail in New Orleans
Brockmans Gin is once again inviting bars from the around the world to enter their best Brockmans Gin cocktail as part of a competition to find the best ‘Brocktail’ for World Gin Day, June 10, 2017.
Entrants are invited to submit a cocktail recipe, an image and the name of their ‘Brocktail’ by tagging @BrockmansGin and hash-tagging #Brocktail on Instagram with their entry. The contest opens on April 29th and closes at 7:00 pm on June 1st, 2017. Entries must be original recipes and must be from the Instagram account of the bar where the entrant works.
Members of the public (LDA+) will be invited to vote for their favorite recipes through an interactive app accessed on Brockmans FaceBook page: https://www.facebook.com/brockmans.gin. During the voting period, consumer votes will be fed into an interactive leader board that can be viewed on Facebook and on the Brockmans blog, encouraging friendly competition between the bars on Twitter and Facebook. The Winner and two runners-up will be announced on June 10th, World Gin Day.
The creator of the winning cocktail and the two other top finalists, based on public votes, will each win a trip for two to the ultimate cocktail showcase, Tales of The Cocktail in New Orleans, which runs from July 18th – 23rd. The prize includes air travel, three nights accommodations and dinner with the Brockmans team on July 19th.
Co-Founder of Brockmans Gin, Bob Fowkes, said: “Brockmans Gin, with its distinctive flavor profile resulting from a combination of blueberries, blackberries, bitter-sweet orange peel and a host of other botanicals, inspires mixologists the world over. We had some superb entries to this competition last year and I hope that the 2017 contest, with this covetable prize, will attract even more amazing Brocktail recipes. We are excited to see just how our brand inspires the creativity of experienced and emerging bar-tenders.”
The 2016 winner of the Brockmans World Gin Day 2016 ‘Brocktails’ competition was Glasgow bar, Gin 71, for its Irn Bro cocktail. Entries were received from several countries in 2016 and this year Brockmans, which is sold in over 25 countries, is hoping that the ‘Brocktail’ Contest will attract entries from even more countries around the globe.
Entry Terms and Conditions will be available from mid-April via the Face Book page. Entrants must be available to take their prize trip on the date specified. No cash alternatives are available.
For more information about Brockmans Gin, visit www.brockmansgin.com and contact your local Brockmans distributor.
About Brockmans Gin
Brockmans Gin is a super-premium, new style gin, which can be enjoyed neat over ice. Distilled in traditional copper stills, Brockmans balances a unique combination of traditional gin aromas, citrus, coriander and top notes of blueberries and blackberries to provide a refreshingly new gin taste experience. Based in the United Kingdom, Brockmans is now available in Massachusetts, New Jersey, Connecticut, Rhode Island and New York.