To round out the last five of the top 20 finalists in our Novo Fogo Bar Strength Challenge cocktail competition with @ChilledMagazine, we’re pleased to share these wonderfully inventive cocktails!
Hundreds of bartenders from around the country submitted their original cocktail recipes inspired by the theme of environmentally-friendly drinking, featuring Novo Fogo's latest Bar Strength Cachaça. Novo Fogo Bar Strength Cachaça is the world's first truly carbon-neutral spirits bottle – from true origin to final destination, including the carbon footprint of our suppliers, distributors, freight, fuel, warehousing, etc.
Congratulations to these five bartenders for making it to the top 20! Check out these brilliant cocktails, shared no particular order:
“SERRA DO MAR,” BY JILSON RAMOS, MIAMI, FL
Novo Fogo Bar Strength Silver Cachaça, apple, “Serra Verde Syrup,” lime, and saline solution
“EXTRA-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES,” BY COLLEEN HUGHES, CHARLOTTE, NC
Novo Fogo Bar Strength Silver Cachaça, acidified strawberry cordial, lemon oleo saccharum, and vegan egg white
“LA MADRUGADA,” BY KARLA GREEN, JEFFERSON, IN
Novo Fogo Bar Strength Silver Cachaça infused with golden beets, lime, Spirits Direct Malabar Spiced Liqueur, coffee-infused Giffard Banane du Brèsil Liqueur, and a whole egg
“THE TALE OF TUCUPI AND THE NIGHT-SUN KING,” BY MAXWELL BERLIN, PHOENIX, AZ
Novo Fogo Bar Strength Silver Cachaça, jackfruit vinegar, Meyer LemonPop, Marie Brizard Crème de Banane, salted cacao bitters, and a banana peel tea ice cube
“THE PROTÉGÉ EFFECT,” BY GABRIELA HOLZER, CLEVELAND, OH
Novo Fogo Bar Strength Silver Cachaça, Seedlip Garden, red bell pepper cordial, lime “super juice,” Scrappy’s Cardamom Bitters, and bell pepper lime fruit leather ...