Think You Make the Country's Best Rye Whiskey Cocktail?

Register today to compete in the second annual Sagamore Spirit Cocktail Showdown! Three winners, one from each of the West, Central, and East regions, will face off in the National Finals at the Sagamore Spirit Distillery in Baltimore, Maryland this September.

Ryan Minnick

The Nobleman

  • 2.25 oz Sagamore Spirit Spirit Rye
  • .5 oz. all spice dram
  • .25 yellow chartreuse
  • 2 dashes black walnut bitters
  • 2 dashes ancient trade bitters
  • Garnish: lemon express/smoked luxardo cherry

Max Wingert

The Potente Gold

  • 1 oz. Sagamore Spirit Rye Whiskey
  • 0.5 oz. Cointreau
  • .25 oz. Kahlua
  • 3 dashes Orange Bitters
  • Stirred & strained over a whiskey rock in a rocks glass
  • Garnish with a sharp sprinkle of gold flake

Troy Del Grosso

Rye Here, Rye Now

Sagamore Spirit Rye Whiskey, Meletti Amaro, Lillet Blanc, Green Chartreuse, Angostura Orange bitters

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West Regional

Live Competition on April 20, 2021

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Central Regional

Live Competition on June 16, 2021

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East Regional

Live Competition on August 13, 2021

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Live Competition on September 28, 2021