Annoucing: The SweetShine ShakeDown Competition

by AJ Dronkers, Edible DC Digital Editor BloomerySweetShine_LemonDrop

As if you needed another reason to be excited for the EdibleDC Drinks Invitational, we are thrilled to announce that one of our incredible sponsors, Bloomery SweetShine, will be debuting their newest flavor at our event, Cranberry Clementine! Our Drinks Invitational also marks the beginning of the SweetShine ShakeDown, a regional competition where local bars can show off their skills by creating a custom cocktail with any of the 8 SweetShine flavor. Bars will feature the drinks March 12-20 and their will be a CELEBRATION with the top 3 finalist at BoardRoom on March 24th.


The SweetShine ShakeDown competition details:

February 19th - March 3rd: Kick-off at EdibleDC Drinks Invitational. Area bars are encouraged to REGISTER FOR THE COMPETITION here!

March 3rd: Final in-person registration, registration ends, and bars pick up promotional materials 2-4 PM at Batch 13 (1724 14th St NW).

March 10: Final date for bars to submit cocktail recipes online with SweetShine new flavor by 4 PM.

March 12-20: Bars serve created SweetShine ShakeDown cocktails and Bloomery SweetShine official judges will visit, taste, and judge unannounced!

March 20: Bloomery SweetShine will announce 3 finalist!

March 24: Final live competition of 3 finalist to include giveaways for attendees at BoardRoom in Dupont Circle from 7-9:30 PM.

You can learn more about the SweetShine ShakeDown here.