The bad weather has put the Hendrick's Gin competition hosted by the Colorado Bartenders Guild at Lola tonight on ice. I was slated to be a judge, so I'm both relieved and disappointed by the postponement.
The contest has been tentatively rescheduled for November 16. In the meantime, you might want to hit the bars that follow to check out the competing bartenders, and their drinks, for yourself:
Avenue Grill, Randy Layman: The Thinker
Happy, Mark Stoddard: White Thorn
Jax Denver, Tim Harris: Figgle Snitch
Lola, Courtenay Greenleaf: The Hendrick's Sage~Hound
The Office at Blondies (in Colorado Springs), Nate Windham: A Delicate Matter
Colt & Gray, Parker Ramey: The Gin Rose Cross
TAG, Alex Parks: Essence of Pahit
Lola, Sarah Mercado: The Sonoran
Root Down, Anika Zappe: The New Romantic
Jax Denver, Erin Clark: The Terminal
Lola, Jimmy Zanon: Spiced Cranberry Sling Vesta Dipping Grill, Amanda Olig: Autumn's Cocktail
TAG, Jared Boller: The Full Monty (Martini)
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Colt & Gray, Kevin Burke: MacMartin
Happy, Nicholas Kropp:
The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs: Purple Haze