Edible Austin's Eat Drink Local Week is in full swing, and on Thursday they will be hosting their Official Drink of Austin Contest at the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center Ballroom.
This year's event combines two previously separate drinking festivities: Drink Local Night and the Official Drink of Austin. Five finalists have been announced, including Josh Loving of FINO, Jessica Saunders of drink.well., Marcelo Nascimento of Lucky 13, Houston Eaves of Contigo, and Justin Chamberlin of Sagra.
All drinks are made with local spirits and ingredients, and the crowd will have the opportunity to vote on their favorite creation as well. Appetizers will be provided by Swift's Attic, BC Tavern, The Carillon, and Lick Ice Creams.
When: Thursday, December 8th 6:30-9:30pm
Where: AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center Ballroom
Cost: $35 per person
Josh Loving: Baby's First Punch (FINO Restaurant Patio & Bar)
Jessica Sanders: Hippie Harvest (Drink.Well.)
Marcelo Nascimento: Austin Cup (Lucky 13 Cocktail Co.)
Houston Eaves: Smokin' Gypsy (Contigo)
Justin Chamberlin: The Pinetop (Sagra)
Madelyn Kay: Lie to Me (Peche)