The infamous Devour Downtown Cocktail

Contest had our panel of esteemed judges sipping and savoring a variety of concoctions featuring Stoli and Maker’s Mark.

Here are the results:

Best of Show and Maker’s Mark Category Winner:

Samuel Gillis
Velvet Loafer

1 oz. house-smoked Maker’s Mark
1 oz. rouge vermouth
.5 oz. Campari
.5 oz. banana liquor
5 drops chocolate bitter
Flamed orange peel

Smoke an old fashioned glass with hickory.
Add all ingredients into mixing glass.
Stir 35 revolutions. Strain contents into smoked glass (served up) peel orange and flame over cocktail.

Stoli Category Winner:

Adam Ramsey
Lois Lane

1.5 oz. Stoli
.75 oz. lime juice
.5 oz. Simple Syrup
.5 oz. fresh celery juice
.25 oz. Bruto Americano
2 chunks of watermelon (for muddling)
1 stalk of celery (for garnish)

In a cocktail shaker, muddle 2 chunks of watermelon in .5 oz Simple Syrup, then add the remaining ingredients. Shake and fine strain over fresh ice in a highball glass. Garnish with celery.

Honorable Mentions:

Muhammad Alhendi from the Sultana Cafe & Hookah Bar for The Sultan

Halley Alhendi from the Sultana Cafe & Hookah Bar for The Sultana

Jacob Howe from Pizzology for the Golden Apple

Jaci Leighton from Harry & Izzy’s for The Stoli Star

Kyle Trees from Scotty’s Brewhouse for the Princess Sophia

Matt Logan from Harry & Izzy’s for the Fall for Me

Kenny Gardner from Tavern on South for the T & C Martini

Phil Cummings from Iozzo’s Garden of Italy for the Triple B (Bourbon’s Bitter Brother)

Bob Young from Mo’s...A Place for Steaks for the Stoli Lemon Mint Fizz

Recipe cards will be available on Facebook so you can request or make these drinks too!

Tag your photos with #DevourIndy while you sip, savor and socialize. You could win a gift card to a participating restaurant! A random winner will be selected daily during Devour Downtown.