VANCOUVER DAZE VOL. 126: Made With Love Cocktail Competition

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Volume 126: 3rd annual Made With Love mixology and cocktail competition at the Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre in Yaletown on July 8, 2013. Hashtag: #MWLVancouver. More photos available on Flickr and Tumblr.

Made With Love 2013 | Yaletown Roundhouse

Once again, twelve local bartenders and mixologists gathered in one room to face off against one another, each with their own specially created cocktail for Made With Love’s third annual mixology competition. These are a half dozen of some of the featured cocktails from the night: 1) “Jacobs Love Child” with Jim Beam Devil’s Cut bourbon, stonefruit pit syrup, rhubarb lemonade, spiced cherry tincture from Rob Scope and Calabash Bistro.

Made With Love 2013 | Yaletown Roundhouse

2) “The Details Are in the Devil” with Jim Bean Devil’s Cut bourbon, sweet tea, honey, cherries, lemon, bitters, and mint from Donnie Wheeler and Clough Club.

Made With Love 2013 | Yaletown Roundhouse

3) “Siamese Slipper” (media’s choice winner) with Hendrick’s Gin, honeydew cucumber juice, lime juice, green tea/green apple and kiwi syrup from Keenan Hood and The Keefer Bar.

Made With Love 2013 | Yaletown Roundhouse

4) “Walker” (public’s choice winner and my pick) with Canadian Club rye whisky, syrup, and liqueur, lemon juice, barspoon grenadine, and bitters from Shea Hogan and The Shameful Tiki Room.

Made With Love 2013 | Yaletown Roundhouse

5) “Roundhouse Kick” (jury’s choice winner) with Campari, Skyy vodka, mint, basil, lemon juice, chocolate bitters, and egg white from Mike Shum and Fairmont Pacific Rim.

Made With Love 2013 | Yaletown Roundhouse

6) “The Maruice Kan-Rhubarb Float” with Skyy vodka, vanilla ginger rhubarb syrup, soda water, strawberry ice cream, whipped cream, and cherry from Thor Paulson and Killjoy Cocktail Tavern.