We’re pleased to share the first five of the top 20 finalists in our Novo Fogo Bar Strength Challenge cocktail competition with @ChilledMagazine!
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:
“CLEAN BEAN,” BY CHRISTOPHER DEVERN, PHILADELPHIA, PA
Novo Fogo Bar Strength Silver Cachaça, espresso, and banana-peel-coconut-palm-sugar oleo saccharum
“THE AMAZON ALWAYS WINS,” BY CLINT SPOTLESON, PHOENIX, AZ
Novo Fogo Bar Strength Silver Cachaça, Heirloom Crème de Flora, kumquat oleo saccharum, lemon, and rosemary
“MERCY MERCY ME,” BY PAULA LUKAS, NEW YORK, NY
Novo Fogo Bar Strength Silver Cachaça, verjus, guava, dragonfruit, honey, and pink salt
“VITAMIN SEA,” BY GARY SCHNECK, LAS VEGAS, NV
Novo Fogo Bar Strength Silver Cachaça, Skinos Mastiha Liqueur, grapefruit, lime-grapefruit oleo saccharum, cascara tea-infused aquafaba, and coconut milk ice cubes
“WE BELONG TOGETHER,” BY KEYATTA PARKER, ATLANTA, GA
Novo Fogo Bar Strength Silver Cachaça, coconut water, lemon, simple syrup, strawberry, mint ...