Out of hundreds of entries only TEN (10) sustainable and eco-friendly Novo Fogo Bar Strength Cachaça cocktails made it to the competition FINALS and asked to create a video explaining how their cocktail is eco-conscious.
*Winning cocktail videos will be announced TWO (2) per week in no order, for a total of TWENTY (20) winning cocktails.
Thank you to all the bartenders who participated. Stay tuned for the announcement of the FINALE DATE where the final 10 bartenders will compete for the Grand Prize trip to Brazil coming in September, 2022.
Mercy Mercy Me
Created by Paula Lukas
New York, NY
- 2 oz Novo Fogo Bar Strength Silver Cachaca
- 1 oz Verjus
- 1 oz Guava Juice
- 1/2 tsp Dragonfruit Powder
- 1/2 tsp Raw Local Honey
- Pinch of Pink Himalayan Sea Salt
Preparation: Combine ingredients in a shaker with ice. Shake well and strain into a coupe. Garnish with raw local honeycomb, banana slice and star anise on the edge of the coupe After you finish the cocktail please enjoy the honeycomb and banana which will then also be enhanced by the star anise
*Garnish Raw Local Honeycomb, Banana Slice, Star Anise
Libélula Rosa: My Pink Dragonfly
Created by Maxwell Berlin
- 1 1/2 oz Novo Fogo Bar Strength Cachaça
- 2 oz red wine waste
- 2 oz white wine waste
- 1 oz caramelized spiced honey scrap syrup
- 6 soured watermelon juice ice cubes
- 2 dash orange bitters
Preparation: Blend all ingredients together till smooth. Pour into chilled stemmed glass. Caramelized spiced honey scrap syrup- Bring 1 cup of honey and .25 cup of water to boil. Add bar scraps and spices such as used cinnamon sticks, cloves, dried hibiscus buds, dried orange peels, and ginger peelings till thick and sticky syrup. Let cool before blending. Soured watermelon juice ice cubes: Freeze watermelon juice with small sprinkle of citric acid in ice cube trays, Freeze till hard. Garnish with Watermelon Jerky Dehydrate thin slices of watermelon with light sprinkle of salt till crisp. Cut with dragonfly shape cookie cutter or ant fun shape.