Corte Vestusto mezcal launches The Cut Above competition

Closing date: 7 May 2020

Inspired by the mantra of master mezcalero, Juan Carlos Gonzalez Diaz, The Cut Above competition is challenging bartenders to create a Corte Vetusto mezcal cocktail inspired by good times.

The Cut Above challenge

  • UK bartenders tasked to create a cocktail with any of the three Corte Vetusto mezcals – Espadín, Tobalá and limited edition Ensamble II.
  • Drink submissions must include why it is a cut above.
  • Chosen Corte Vetusto mezcal must be the lead spirit in your drink (100ml minis posted on request for recipe development).
  • Entries to be DM’d on Instagram @VetustoMezcal or email with full ingredients/method/serving suggestion/Cut Above justification.

        o 1st prize: £250 and the Corte Vetusto portfolio (three bottles)
        o 2nd prize: £100 and one bottle of Corte Vetusto mezcal
        o 3rd, 4th and 5th prizes: £50

  • Entries will be judged by David Shepherd and Eduardo Gomez, director of Tequila & Mezcal Fest, and Josh Linfitt from Propping Up the Bar (ex-Worship Street Whistling Shop).
  • Deadline for entries is Thursday 7th May 2020