It’s done! The final session of Angelshare, which wrapped up on Tuesday, featured Tropicals & Patio Pounders, summer-themed cocktails created by six bars using crafts from six different distilleries. The final set of cocktails included the following recipes:
|Coohills||Feisty Spirits||Feisty Rye||
|Curtis Club||Downslope Distilling||Curtis Club Tom Caty||
|Freshcraft||Deerhammer Distilling Company||The Hammer Punch||
|JAX Denver||Dancing Pines||Pines Punch||
|Star Bar||J&L Distilling Company||Peak Season||
Being an extreme fan of summer cocktails, it was impossible to choose the best amongst this group.
Jax’s Pines Punch was one of the best rum punches that I’ve had in a long time.
Freshcraft’s Hammer Punch was light with an interesting flavor because of the combination of the pineapple juice and mint.
LOLA’s played around with one of my favorite spirits, St. Germain, to create a nicely mixed summer drink that was slightly bitter, but still floral.
Coohill’s took an oatmeal tasting whiskey and created a drink that was reminiscent of a Mai Tai. It only needed a little umbrella to complete the tiki feel.
Curtis Club’s Tom Cat really was more like a pussy cat – well mixed and went down easy.
Star Bar kept it simple, but mixed together a drink that could easily be pounded. You just never realized how much alcohol was in one of these bad boys.
I hope that you enjoyed Angelshare as much as I enjoyed covering it. I’m looking forward to next year’s session. Go to Angelshare.me to learn more about the program and to stay up-to-date on next year’s events.