December 24th: Submissions due for: Brown, Bitter & Stirred
January 7th: Brown, Bitter & Stirred, you can see through it, it’s bitter, it’s stirred
January 28st: Submissions due for: Vermouth!
February 11th: Vermouth! at least 50% of the cocktail by volume is fortified wine
February 22th: Submissions due for: Anise?
March 4th: Anise?, green month, green fairy, any cocktail style
March18th: Submissions due for: Put a bird on it!
April 1st: Put a bird on it! cocktails with an egg or egg parts
April 22nd: Submissions due for HULK SMASH!
May 6th: HULK SMASH! Juleps & Smashes on crushed ice w/ herbs & anything else
May 20th: Submissions due for: Agave.
June 3rd: Agave. cocktails highlighting (not hiding) the flavor of agave
June 17th: Submissions due for: ‘Merican Sour
July 1st: ‘Merican Sour, a modern take on an American whiskey sour
July 22nd: Submissions due for: Farmer’s Market
August 5th: Farmer’s Market, must feature Washington base spirits and Washington market fresh produce
August 26th: Submissions due for: Cane-Tiki
September 9th*: Cane-Tiki, celebrating cane spirit’s mixability & dumb tacky mugs
September 23rd: Submissions due for: Infusions & Molecular Mixology
October 7th: Infusions & Molecular Mixology, the summer’s harvest, infused or twisted by science into any cocktail
October 21st: Submissions due for: Scotchy, Scotch Scotch
November 4th: Scotchy, Scotch, Scotch, any cocktail you like, so long as it’s scotch based
November 18th: Submissions due for: Punch Party!
December 3rd: Punch Party! ladles & bowls
*Labor day (Sep 2nd) is for grilling, come back on the 9th