The First Round Of Cocktail Wars Newport Is Done, Semi-Finals Are About To Start

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Season V of Newport, RI’s biggest bartending competition is starting to heat up.

Week 4 was the final week of the first round of this season of Cocktail Wars Newport. The contestants were:

Dominique Grant – Malted Barley:Providence and Hill & Harbor Cigar Lounge (East Greenwich)
Nina Braga – Gas Lamp Grille
Steven Fors – Clarke Cooke House

The Judges were:

Erwin Vickroy – The Hotel Viking
Vincent X. Gunn – Benjamin’s
Baron White – The Pier

The liquor was:

Nantucket’s own…

Triple 8 Blueberry Vodka!

Triple 8 Blueberry Vodka is made with wild low-bush blueberries from Maine, infused into our organic spirit. No other blueberry vodka in the world can match the true flavor, color and aroma that comes through in Triple Eight Blueberry vodka. Plain and simple, “real fruit, real people, really good!”

-Tristan Pinnock, Blast Berry Correspondent

Tristan's just this guy, ya know?