The Lillet Twisted Vesper Cocktail Competition is back for 2011

Win your regional heat and represent the UK at the Paris European final.

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The Lillet Twisted Vesper Cocktail comp is back for 2011, with regional heats taking place in Edinburgh, Manchester and London over the coming weeks.

Entries must be sent to before August 30th. Once the cutoff date has been reached, the entries will be rigorously tested and 8 entrants selected to compete in the following heats:

  • Scotland: 22nd September, Hydeout, Edinburgh
  • Midlands / North: 26th September, Epernay, Manchester
  • London / South East: October 3rd, Aqua, London

The winner of each heat will go on to represent the UK at the European final in Paris.

Full details can be found on the Lillet Twisted Vesper Cocktail Competition Facebook page.

Last year, Alex Kretana of Artesian Bar fame won the London heat with his drink, From Russia with Love. Why not knock one up to enjoy while you contemplate your entry?

From Russia with Love

  • 50ml Lillet Blanc
  • 25ml Matrioshka Vodka
  • 25ml Gordon’s Distiller’s Cut infused with walnut and cherry wood
  • Build: Shaker
  • Serve: Traditional Russian Cup
  • Garnish: Lemon, orange and grapefruit zest