Cocktail Wars Newport Enters The Semi-Finals!

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With competitors from Brix, Fastnet, The White Horse Tavern and the IA competition is escalating quickly!

The winners of weeks 1 & 2 faced off to see who’d make it to the finals.

The competitors:

Sarah Huckaby – Fastnet Pub
Erin Burke – The Irish-American Club
Brenna Leveille – Brix Restaurant @ Newport Vineyards
Jonathan Edgell – White Horse Tavern

The spirit of the night:

Broken Shed Vodka

Appearance:  Clear, bright, water white with a silvery sheen

Nose:  Clean, medium notes of green apple, lemon, lime blossom, orange blossom, vanilla, white pepper and anise

Palate:  Clean, medium acid, alcohol is smooth yet fiery with medium plus notes of yellow apple, citrus blossom, blood orange, vanilla, caramel, white pepper and a touch of spice.

Rating:  Very good to outstanding.

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Round 2 of the Semi-Finals is 10 pm tonight, March 6 at the Gas Lamp Grille in Newport.


Nina Braga
Dominique Grant
Oliver Dennis-bale
& Vincent X. Gunn

You don’t want to miss it!

-Tristan Pinnock, Blast Cocktail Correspondent

Tristan's just this guy, ya know?