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Enter Below – October 15 to January 15

Win $1,000!

Stirrings, the maker of super premium cocktail mixers is looking for spectacular bloggers, not professional bartenders to compete in their First Annual “Stir It Up Holiday Blogger Mixology Challenge.” The challenge date has been set, the bottles will be popping and shakers will be shaking and the stakes will be high to see who becomes the first winner of their First Annual Stirrings “Stir It Up Holiday Blogger Mixology Challenge.” Stirrings “Stir It Up Holiday Blogger Mixology Challenge” will be open to the first 100 qualified bloggers to create an original cocktail recipe using a Stirrings Cocktail Mixer or Rimmer Cocktail Garnish.

Stirrings is looking for inspirational ideas to create “Simply Better Cocktails” that occurs when creativity is fused with unexpected flavors and ingredients that are chilled or poured over ice and then shared with friends.

Take the challenge and share your creativity using Stirrings Cocktail Mixers and Rimmer Cocktail Garnishes where there are (almost) no rules, only originality and the pursuit of great taste!

Qualified bloggers will compete to win one of three prizes. The top entry will be awarded $1,000.00; second place $500.00; and third place $250.00 and of course, bragging rights to friends and family.

All qualified participants will receive their choice of two (2) Stirrings Cocktail Mixers and Rimmer Cocktail Garnishes from a provided list to be used in creating their cocktail recipe.

READY, SET, MIX!
What’s the challenge and what do I win?

  • First place: $1,000.00 Cash Prize
  • Second place: $500.00 Cash Prize
  • Third place: $250.00 Cash Prize

The winner of the Stirrings “Stir It Up Holiday Blogger Mixology Challenge” will be determined by judging all qualifying entrants' submissions based on the following criteria:

  • Taste: 50%
  • Visual Appeal: 25%
  • Creativity: 25%

THE STIRRINGS STIR IT UP HOLIDAY BLOGGER MIXOLOGY CHALLENGE RULES

All qualified participants will receive their choice of two (2) Stirrings Cocktail Mixers and Rimmer Cocktail Garnishes from a provided list to be used in creating their cocktail recipe.

Go to www.stirrings.com to see which Stirring products qualify and select your choice. Stirrings Simple Syrup, Dirty Martini, Blood Orange Bitters and Authentic Grenadine products are ineligible for this contest.

The winners of the contest will be determined by judging all qualifying entrants' submissions based on the following criteria:

  • Taste: 50%
    Does this cocktail recipe taste great with every sip? Would you want to make this cocktail recipe over and over again based on taste alone? Does it contain interesting, yet gratifying flavor combinations?
  • Visual Appeal: 25%
    Does the cocktail recipe show well in a glass? Do your eyes make you want to drink this cocktail before you even smell or taste it?
  • Creativity: 25%
    Does your cocktail recipe show originality? Is this cocktail recipe reflective of unique twists to ingredient usage? Have you incorporated your personal touch to this cocktail recipe?

Check out our contest details below.

THE STIRRINGS STIR IT UP HOLIDAY BLOGGER MIXOLOGY CHALLENGE CONTEST RULES

We’re looking for downright fabulous “BLOGGERS,” not professional bartenders who maintain a beverage or food blog. Only the first 100 qualified applicants will be accepted. How can you qualify?

  • Must be 21 years old or older at time of entry
  • Must be a legal U.S. resident
  • Void in Alaska, Hawaii and where prohibited
  • Beverage or food blog must be updated frequently (at least once per week) and has been in existence for at least 6 months (at least since April 1, 2016)
  • RECIPE MUST BE ORIGINAL
  • Applicants cannot be professional bartenders
  • NO PURCHASE NECESSARY

Cocktail Recipe Details

All qualified participants will receive their choice of two (2) Stirrings Cocktail Mixers and Rimmer Cocktail Garnishes from a provided list to be used in creating their cocktail recipe. Your original cocktail recipe must easy to recreate, taste delicious, and of course, original and inventive. Recipes only using Stirrings Cocktail Mixers and Rimmer Cocktail Garnishes will be considered.

How to Submit Your Cocktail Recipe

Final cocktail recipe along with a picture of your selected Stirrings product must be publicly posted on your blog, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to qualify. Stirrings social media links must be included when posting your recipe on your blog to qualify. Bloggers will also have to post the retail locations of where Stirrings products can be purchased on your blog to qualify. List of stores will be provided by Stirrings. Please email your original cocktail recipe to contest@stirrings.com, including a photo (Jpeg) of your finished cocktail, along with links to your published cocktail recipe by the contest deadline. Applicants are responsible for complying with all rules of Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

We highly encourage you to share your recipes on any and all forms of social media including, but not limited to: Pinterest, Foodgawker, Yummly. Tastespotting, Tumblr, YouTube, Google+, etc. Please send links to sites where you have shared your recipe to contest@stirrings.com.

CONTEST TIMELINE & IMPORTANT INFORMATION

  • Contest begins October 15, 2016 and ends January 15, 2017
  • Recipes must be sent no later than January 15, 2017
  • No recipes will be allowed for entry after January 15, 2017
  • Contest only open to the first 100 QUALIFIED bloggers

Sign Up Today and Take the Challenge!

CLICK HERE TO READ THE OFFICIAL RULES OF THE STIRRINGS STIR IT UP HOLIDAY BLOGGER MIXOLOGY CHALLENGE

 

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