Brace cocktail aficionados.
Made With Love, the largest cocktail competition in Canada, will hold its Montreal finals on December 15 at the Société des Arts Technologiques, 1201 Saint-Laurent, from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
More on the event from Made With Love:
Not less than 19 bartenders from across the city will compete during the finals by attempting to impress more than 1000 cocktail amateurs with exclusive and novel creations. Each cocktail will be judged based on their originality, creativity and taste. The food pairing with the cocktails is a promising new addition which will enhance the entire experience.
Come and enjoy the cocktails created by the following 19 finalists, qualified at Midway last September 29:
Leslie Taillefer, Verses restaurant
Jonathan Solares, La Champagnerie
Andrew Whibley, Mme Lee
Jonathan Homier, B1 Cocktail Club
Eddy Germain, Le Lab, Comptoir à Cocktails
Geneviève Beaulieu, Wunderbar Hôtel W
Pierre-Hugues Marois, La Distillerie
Raphaël Brière, Club Universitaire de Montréal (UCM)
Alexandre Lefebvre, Huis Clos
Maxime Boivin, Taverne Midway
Émilie Bazinet, L’Assommoir Notre-Dame
Jonathan Elbaz, Le 132 Bar Vintage
Robert Otis, La Belle et la Boeuf
Romain Cavelier, Henri Saint-Henri
Baptiste Montes, Clébard
Samuel Turp, Rosewood
Vincent Benoit-Bonin, Ikanos
Mario D'Amico, indépendant
Maxime Coubès, SpiritHouse Montréal
The top two bartenders will represent Montreal at the national finals in Toronto in May.
Tickets for the Montreal event in December cost $65 and can be purchased on the Made With Love site. Get a taste of what to expect below.